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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.

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

Special Exhibition Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Thursday–Monday, 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 five guests.

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

December 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.

Member Appreciation Days
Members / Special Event!

Member Appreciation Days

Fridays in December

This December, members get even more! Free talks, plus extra discounts!

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Faces
Free / Family / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Faces

Sunday, December 5, 10am – 5pm

Free access to the collection and Suzanne Valadon exhibition, plus fun games, storytime, and dance performances.

Online Member Orientation
Members

Online Member Orientation

Thursday, December 9, 10:30 – 11:30am

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

Member Appreciation Talk: “Cotton Revisited”—John E. Dowell, Jr. & James Claiborne
Members

Member Appreciation Talk: “Cotton Revisited”—John E. Dowell, Jr. & James Claiborne

Friday, December 10, 12 – 1pm

Artist John E. Dowell, Jr., discusses his latest photography exhibition with James Claiborne, our new curator of public programs.

Lecture: Caetlin Benson-Allott on the Female Gaze
Talks & Tours

Lecture: Caetlin Benson-Allott on the Female Gaze

Saturday, December 11, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Join a film and media expert for a look at how contemporary filmmakers, critics, and scholars are redefining the female gaze in the 21st century.

Upcoming

Members-Only Gallery Talk
Members

Members-Only Gallery Talk

Sunday, December 12, 10:15 – 11am

Each month, members of our Adult Education team present their ongoing research on the collection to members.

In Focus Gallery Talk: <i>Madame Cézanne with Green Hat</i>
Talks & Tours

In Focus Gallery Talk: Madame Cézanne with Green Hat

Monday, December 13, 3 – 3:30pm

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

Members-Only Online Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle
Members

Members-Only Online Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle

Tuesday, December 14, 2 – 3pm

This virtual collection tour focuses on artists in the Barnes collection who were part of Suzanne Valadon’s remarkable life.

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

Members-Only Online Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Wednesday, December 15, 2 – 3pm

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

Member Appreciation Talk: Lydia Delectorskaya and the Making of Matisse
Members

Member Appreciation Talk: Lydia Delectorskaya and the Making of Matisse

Friday, December 17, 12 – 1pm

Art historian Ellen McBreen explores the critical role that Delectorskaya played in Matisse’s studio.

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

Members-Only Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Thursday, December 30, 2 – 3pm

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

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.