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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.
Current Exhibition

Berthe Morisot:
Woman Impressionist

Until January 14, 2019
The exceptional path of a woman who defied the social norms of her time to join the Parisian avant-garde.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
Find out more about the five Philadelphia artists selected for residencies as part of our Let's Connect exhibition.
Talks & Tours

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist Special Exhibition Tour

Wednesday, October 24 – Monday, January 14
Tour our new exhibition for a closer look at artist Berthe Morisot and her pioneering role in the impressionist movement.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour:
After Impressionism—Shutting One’s Eyes in Order to See

Saturday, December 1 – Monday, December 31
This December, take a closer look the post-impressionists and how they influenced the art that followed.
Members / Special Event!

Member Appreciation Days

Fridays, December 7 – December 28, 10am – 5pm
On Fridays in December, members get even more! Free talks and tours, plus extra discounts!
Members

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist
Members-Only Tour

Fridays, December 7 – December 28, 2 – 3pm
A free members-only tour of our special exhibition as part of member appreciation days.
Family / Social

Barnes Toddler Time

Thursday, December 20
Join us for a combination of storytime, art making, and movement activities just for kids ages 2–4 and their parents or caregivers.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
Find out more about the five Philadelphia artists selected for residencies as part of our Let's Connect exhibition.
Talks & Tours

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist Special Exhibition Tour

Wednesday, October 24 – Monday, January 14
Tour our new exhibition for a closer look at artist Berthe Morisot and her pioneering role in the impressionist movement.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour:
After Impressionism—Shutting One’s Eyes in Order to See

Saturday, December 1 – Monday, December 31
This December, take a closer look the post-impressionists and how they influenced the art that followed.
Members / Special Event!

Member Appreciation Days

Fridays, December 7 – December 28, 10am – 5pm
On Fridays in December, members get even more! Free talks and tours, plus extra discounts!
Members

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist
Members-Only Tour

Fridays, December 7 – December 28, 2 – 3pm
A free members-only tour of our special exhibition as part of member appreciation days.

Upcoming

Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: Pablo Picasso

Wednesday, January 2 – Thursday, January 31
This January, take a closer look at how bohemian life in Montmartre, Paris, influenced the art and life of Pablo Picasso.
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday!
Philly Makes the World Go ’Round: Alfie Pollitt & Tony TNT Jones

Friday, January 4, 6 – 9pm
Two musical powerhouses take the stage together at the Barnes, starting the year off with a taste of Philadelphia jazz and R&B.
Free / Family / Music / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Barnes Big Draw

Sunday, January 6, 10am – 5pm
This month, we're sharpening our colored pencils and crayons and inviting you and your family to sketch, draw, and doodle away.
Talks & Tours

In Focus Gallery Talk: Pippin’s Supper Time

Monday, January 7
Hear the story behind the painting from Ramey Mize, a doctoral candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 12
Family / Talks & Tours

Stroller Tour

Thursday, January 10, 10:30 – 11:15am
Our new Stroller Tours make visiting our galleries less stressful for families with babies.
Members

Member Orientation

Friday, January 18, 10 – 11am
New members are invited to learn more about the perks of membership at the Barnes.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

Pat Steir
Silent Secret Waterfalls:
The Barnes Series

January 12 – November 17, 2019
An installation of 11 new paintings by the American artist.
Upcoming Exhibition

From Today, Painting Is Dead: Early Photography in Britain and France

February 24 – May 12, 2019
Featuring nearly 250 iconic pictures created between the 1840s and 1880s.