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The Barnes Collection
Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection

Ongoing

Explore paintings by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other artists, plus African sculpture, metalwork, and decorative arts. Try our new mobile guide!

Soutine / de Kooning<br>Conversations in Paint
Final Weeks! / Current Exhibition

Soutine / de Kooning
Conversations in Paint

Until August 8, 2021

A visual dialogue between the highly individual universes of two iconic artists.

Art Education Classes
Online / On-Site

Art Education Classes

New offerings every month

Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes with a full array of online and on-site classes.

Highlights Tour
Talks & Tours

Highlights Tour

Thursday–Monday, 11:30am & 1:30pm

This one-hour tour is perfect for first-time visitors. Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes.

Private Tours: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours

Private Tours: Soutine / de Kooning

Thursday–Monday, 10am, 10:30am, 11am & 1pm
Through August 8

Tour our newest exhibition and see the visual relationship between two modern masters. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

Private Virtual Tours: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Online

Private Virtual Tours: Soutine / de Kooning

Through August 8

Visit the special exhibition without leaving home! Book an online tour for your friends, family, or colleagues.

Private Collection Tours
Talks & Tours

Private Collection Tours

Thursday–Monday, 10, 10:30 & 11am

Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

Private Virtual Tours
Talks & Tours / Online

Private Virtual Tours

Available Now

Visit the Barnes without leaving home! Book a custom online tour for your friends, family, or colleagues

August Spotlight Tour: Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde
Talks & Tours / Members

August Spotlight Tour: Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde

Thursday–Monday, 1 – 2pm

Take a closer look at the work of Van Gogh and his radical contemporaries.

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Water
Free / Family / Online

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Water

August 1, 2021

Free access to the collection and the Soutine / de Kooning exhibition—plus artful activities to enjoy from home.

Members-Only Online Tour: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Members / Online

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine / de Kooning

Wednesday, August 4, 2 – 3pm

A free online tour of the special exhibition on the visual relationship between two important figures of 20th-century art.

First Friday! A Tribute to Bob Marley
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! A Tribute to Bob Marley

Friday, August 6, 6 – 9pm

First Friday is back! Tonight, the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble pays homage to the legendary music of Bob Marley.

Upcoming

Members-Only Online Tour: Above the Doors
Members / Online

Members-Only Online Tour: Above the Doors

Tuesdays, August 10 & 24, 10 – 11am

Take a closer look at some hidden gems and underappreciated artworks in the collection in this unique virtual tour.

Online Member Orientation
Members / Online

Online Member Orientation

Wednesday, August 11, 10:30 – 11:30am

New members are invited to join us online to learn more about the perks of membership at the Barnes.

Member Talk: A Trip into the Barnes Archives
Members / Online

Member Talk: A Trip into the Barnes Archives

Wednesday, August 11, 12 – 1pm

Our Associate Archivist sets the record straight about famous figures who visited the collection—and those who Dr. Barnes turned away.

Facing Change: Identity
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Facing Change: Identity

Monday, August 16, 6 – 7:30pm

In our Facing Change series, artists, scholars, and community activists explore issues related to race in America.

Members-Only Art Team Morning
Members

Members-Only Art Team Morning

Sunday, August 29, 10:15 – 11am

Each month, members of our Art Team present their ongoing research on the collection to members.

First Friday! Larry McKenna
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Larry McKenna

Friday, September 3, 6 – 9pm

First Friday is back! Tonight, the legendary Philly saxophonist brings his signature jazz sound.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel
Upcoming Exhibition

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel

September 26, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Groundbreaking paintings by the French artist.

Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community
Upcoming Exhibition

Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community

February 20 – May 15, 2022

This major exhibition explores Pueblo and Navajo ceramics, textiles, and jewelry as living traditions.