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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!

Elijah Pierce’s America
Current Exhibition

Elijah Pierce’s America

Until January 10, 2021

See life, faith, and politics through the eyes of an expert woodcarver.

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

Member Appreciation Days
Members

Member Appreciation Days

Fridays in December

We're thanking our members this December with exclusive online talks, special discounts, and more!

Member Appreciation Courses
Members / Online

Member Appreciation Courses

Throughout December

This month, members are invited to take one of five free online classes. Take a deeper dive into a favorite topic.

Members-Only Online Tours: The Barnes&nbspCollection
Members / Online

Members-Only Online Tours: The Barnes Collection

Wednesdays, December 2 – December 16, 2 – 3pm

A free virtual tour of the collection for members. See details of favorite artworks like never before.

#BarnesRollCall: Live Talks with Artists and Performers
Free / Talks & Tours / Performance / Online

#BarnesRollCall: Live Talks with Artists and Performers

Thursday, December 3, 4 – 4:45pm

We can’t gather at the Barnes right now, so we’re bringing live performances and conversations to you on Instagram!

Member Appreciation Talk: Seurat & Toulouse-Lautrec
Members / Online

Member Appreciation Talk: Seurat & Toulouse-Lautrec

Friday, December 4, 12 – 1pm

Professor Richard Thomson takes a close look at two great paintings in the Barnes collection—Models and “A Montrouge”–Rosa La Rouge.

Upcoming

Sunday Sway
Free / Family / Talks & Tours / Online

Sunday Sway

Sunday, December 6, 10 – 10:30am

This month Philly artists are bringing melody and inspiration for the whole family.

Online Class: Van Gogh
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Van Gogh

Mondays, December 7–28, 4 – 6pm

Delve into the life and work of one of the greatest—and most mythologized—painters of the modern era.

Member Appreciation Talk: Beatrice Hastings & Modigliani
Members / Online

Member Appreciation Talk: Beatrice Hastings & Modigliani

Friday, December 11, 12 – 1pm

Learn more about the English writer Beatrice Hastings, who appeared in more than a dozen portraits by Modigliani.

Facing Change: Race as a Social Construct
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Facing Change: Race as a Social Construct

Monday, December 14, 6 – 7:30pm

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

Member Orientation
Members / Online

Member Orientation

Wednesday, December 16, 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: Pissarro, Modernity & the Crowd
Members / Online

Member Appreciation Talk: Pissarro, Modernity & the Crowd

Friday, December 18, 12 – 1pm

Martha Lucy discusses themes of modern urban life in the later works of Camille Pissarro.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Soutine / de Kooning<br>Conversations in Paint
Upcoming Exhibition

Soutine / de Kooning
Conversations in Paint

March 7 – August 8, 2021

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