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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!

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

Soutine / de Kooning
Conversations in Paint

Until August 8, 2021

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

Members-Only Tour: Soutine in the Barnes Collection: A Closer Look
Members

Members-Only Tour: Soutine in the Barnes Collection: A Closer Look

Friday–Monday, 10:30 – 11:30am

Members are invited to take a closer look at the work of Chaïm Soutine in-person in the Barnes collection.

Online Class: The Baroque Curve: 17th-Century European Architecture
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: The Baroque Curve: 17th-Century European Architecture

Mondays, April 5–26, 5 – 7:10pm

Explore some of the major architectural monuments of 17th-century Rome, Paris, Versailles, London, and Vienna.

Private Collection Tours
Talks & Tours

Private Collection Tours

Friday–Monday, 10 & 10:30am

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.

Private Tours: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours

Private Tours: Soutine / de Kooning

Friday–Monday, 10, 10:30 & 11am
Through August 8

Tour our newest exhibition and see the visual relationship between two modern masters. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

Online Class: Willem&nbspde&nbspKooning in Context
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Willem de Kooning in Context

Tuesdays, April 6–27, 1 – 3:10pm

See how de Kooning shaped the iconic abstract expressionists of the New York School and continued to inspire subsequent generations.

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

Private Virtual Tours: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Online

Private Virtual Tours: Soutine / de Kooning

Through August 8

Visit the special exhibition without leaving home! Book an online tour for your friends, family, or colleagues.

Online Class: Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Modernity
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Modernity

Wednesdays, April 7–28, 3 – 4:30pm

Learn how the influential modernist grappled with the connections between art and philosophy throughout his career.

Online Class: The Arts of Medieval Islam
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: The Arts of Medieval Islam

Thursdays, April 8–29, 2 – 4:10pm

Get introduced to the rich artistic traditions and architectural achievements of Islamic culture throughout the medieval period.

Online Class: Conservation Challenges: Abstract Expressionism
Materials and Techniques / Online

Online Class: Conservation Challenges: Abstract Expressionism

Thursdays, April 8–29, 6 – 8:10pm

The abstract expressionists experimented with unconventional materials and techniques—learn how these works are treated and preserved from professional conservators.

Online Class: African Art in the Barnes Foundation: Context and Meanings
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: African Art in the Barnes Foundation: Context and Meanings

Fridays, April 16 – April 30, 2 – 4:10pm

Learn the traditional meanings and uses of the African sculpture collected by Dr. Albert C. Barnes while considering the impact of colonialism and imperialism

Online Plant Sale at the Barnes Arboretum at Saint Joseph’s University
Free / Online

Online Plant Sale at the Barnes Arboretum at Saint Joseph’s University

Through April 12

The annual plant sale is springing up online! Shop a wide selection of distinctive plants through April 12.

Members-Only Online Tour: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Members

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine / de Kooning

Wednesday, April 14, 2 – 3pm

A free online tour of the special exhibition on the visual relationship between two important figures of 20th-century art.

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

Members-Only Online Tour: The Barnes Collection

Wednesdays, April 14, 5:30

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

Upcoming

Facing Change: The Myth of White-Adjacency
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Facing Change: The Myth of White-Adjacency

Monday, April 19, 6 – 7:30pm

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

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine in the Barnes Collection
Members / Online

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine in the Barnes Collection

Tuesday, April 20, 10 – 11am

Join us virtually to take a closer look at the work of Chaïm Soutine in the Barnes collection.

Member Talk: de&nbspKooning after Soutine: The Lushness of the Paint
Members / Online

Member Talk: de Kooning after Soutine: The Lushness of the Paint

Tuesday, April 20, 12 – 1pm

Art historian John Elderfield explores de Kooning’s engagement with Soutine and how it changed his artistic practice.

Members-Only Online Tour: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Members

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine / de Kooning

Wednesday, April 21, 2 – 3pm

A free online tour of the special exhibition on the visual relationship between two important figures of 20th-century art.

PECO Free First Sunday <br>Family Activities
Free / Family / Online

PECO Free First Sunday
Family Activities

Through May 1

We’re offering family activities to enjoy from home all month long. Explore works in the Barnes collection and art from around the world.

Online Class: A Jewish Perspective: Pissarro, Modigliani, Soutine & Pascin
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: A Jewish Perspective: Pissarro, Modigliani, Soutine & Pascin

Postponed

These four painters were central to the avant-garde scene in early 20th-century Paris. How did their faith influence their outlook and their artwork?

Upcoming Exhibitions

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel
Upcoming Exhibition

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel

September 26, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Groundbreaking paintings by the French artist.