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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!

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel
Current Exhibition

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel

Until January 9, 2022

Groundbreaking paintings by the French artist.

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 Collection Tours
Talks & Tours

Private Collection Tours

Thursday–Monday

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.

Special Exhibition Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
Talks & Tours

Special Exhibition Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Daily beginning October 1, 1 – 2pm

Trace the fascinating career of the groundbreaking artist in this docent-led tour of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel.

Private Exhibition Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
Talks & Tours

Private Exhibition Tour: Suzanne Valadon

October 1, 2021–January 9, 2022

Tour our newest exhibition and learn about Valadon’s extraordinary life. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

October Spotlight Tour: Wicked Paris: The Lure of Montmartre
Talks & Tours

October Spotlight Tour: Wicked Paris: The Lure of Montmartre

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Learn about the revolutionary artists drawn to the bohemian neighborhood at the turn of the 20th century.

Online Member Talk: Model Turned Maker—Victorine Meurent
Members / Online

Online Member Talk: Model Turned Maker—Victorine Meurent

Postponed

Curator Katie Hanson offers a closer look at another model—a favorite of Manet–who became a painter.

Supporter Reception for <i>Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel</i>
Members

Supporter Reception for Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel

Thursday, October 28, 5:30 – 8pm

Supporter- and Sustainer-level members are invited to enjoy after-hours access to Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel with live music and cocktails.

Upcoming

November Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle
Talks & Tours

November Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

This tour focuses on artists in the Barnes collection—Degas, Renoir, Modigliani, and more—who were part of Suzanne Valadon’s remarkable life.

Members-Only Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
Members

Members-Only Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Thursday, November 4, 2 – 3pm

Members are invited to exclusive docent-led tours of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel, on-site in the Roberts Gallery.

First Friday! <br>Unison feat. Joanna Pascale
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday!
Unison feat. Joanna Pascale

Friday, November 5, 6 – 9pm

Jazz group Unison shakes up the classic Philly sound with inventive instrumentation. Tonight, they're joined by singer Joanna Pascale.

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Wings
Free / Family / Social

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Wings

Sunday, November 7, 10am – 5pm

Free access to the collection and Suzanne Valadon exhibition, plus art activities, storytime, and a performance by Native Nations Dance Theater.

In Focus Gallery Talk: Valadon’s <i>Marie Coca and Her Daughter Gilberte</i>
Talks & Tours

In Focus Gallery Talk: Valadon’s Marie Coca and Her Daughter Gilberte

Monday, November 8, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Jalen Chang, a PhD candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Roberts Gallery

Members-Only Online Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
Members

Members-Only Online Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Wednesday, November 10, 2 – 3pm

A free online tour of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel for members.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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 pottery, textiles, and jewelry as living traditions.