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Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection

Ongoing
Masterworks by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other renowned artists, plus African sculpture, Native American ceramics, metalwork, and decorative arts.
Special Exhibition

Marks of Change

Until May 7, 2018
Emerging artists in this exhibition are members of the Guild, part of Mural Arts Philadelphia's Restorative Justice program.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
The Barnes is collaborating with Mural Arts Philadelphia on a variety of projects this year.
Free

Let’s Connect: Philly’s Artists Take on the Barnes

Monday, March 19 – Thursday, June 14
Let’s Connect, a new project developed by the Barnes and Mural Arts, invites Philadelphia artists and residents to take part in an exhibition.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: The Americans

Sunday, April 1 – Monday, April 30
Each month, our Spotlight Tours focus on particular artists or themes in the collection. April is all about the Americans.
Members

Meet Your Masterpiece Tour: Renoir and Matisse

Thursday, April 26, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Learn about the close friendship between the two artists and the lasting impact Renoir had on Matisse as a painter and colorist.
Members

Member Orientation

Friday, April 27, 10 – 11am
New members are invited to learn more about the perks of membership at the Barnes.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
The Barnes is collaborating with Mural Arts Philadelphia on a variety of projects this year.
Free

Let’s Connect: Philly’s Artists Take on the Barnes

Monday, March 19 – Thursday, June 14
Let’s Connect, a new project developed by the Barnes and Mural Arts, invites Philadelphia artists and residents to take part in an exhibition.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: The Americans

Sunday, April 1 – Monday, April 30
Each month, our Spotlight Tours focus on particular artists or themes in the collection. April is all about the Americans.

Upcoming

Talks & Tours

Love Across the USA: Artist Talk

Sunday, April 29, 12 – 1pm
Olek shares insight about her 50-state community art project and the entry for Philadelphia, being made here and throughout the city.
Free / Film

A Day in the Country

Friday, May 4
Witness Jean Renoir’s beautiful cinematography in this 1936 black-and-white love story.
Members

Member Previews for Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema

Friday, May 4 – Saturday, May 5
Members are invited to see our new exhibition before the public opening.
Nightlife / Film / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Preview Party for Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema

Friday, May 4, 6 – 9pm
Join us for cocktails and music by La Vie en Rose at a preview for our new special exhibition.
Free / Social

Arboretum Plant Sale

Saturday, May 5, 9am – 2pm
Trees, shrubs, perennials, and tropical plants are all available at the Barnes Arboretum's annual plant sale.
Talks & Tours

Plants, Glorious Plants with Stephanie Cohen

Saturday, May 5, 12 – 1pm
Analyze your existing or new garden and start looking for great plants to fill in the gaps, with help from the award-winning horticulturalist and author.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema

May 6 – September 3, 2018
Exploring the works of acclaimed director Jean Renoir and the influence of his father, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, on his art and life.
Upcoming Exhibition

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist

October 21, 2018 – January 14, 2019
The exceptional path of a woman who defied the social norms of her time to join the Parisian avant-garde.