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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!

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 Collection Tours
Talks & Tours

Private Collection Tours

Friday–Monday, 10 – 11am

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 three guests.

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time
Free / Family / Online

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time

Ongoing

Kids and their adults can create art and learn from artists and objects in the Barnes collection.

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

Members-Only Online Tours: The Barnes Collection

Wednesdays, January 20 – March 3, 2 – 3pm

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

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day
Free / Family / Online

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day

February 7 – March 6, 2021

We’re offering family activities to enjoy from home all month long. Explore the art of Henri Rousseau, create artwork, and enjoy a creative reflection on breakfast. Until March 6.

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Keynote Lecture
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Keynote Lecture

Thursday, February 25, 6:30 – 8pm

Jonathan D. Katz, a founding figure in queer art history, speaks on the relationship between the art world and the AIDS epidemic.

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Day One
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Day One

Friday, February 26, 10am – 4:30pm

Discover current research in art history through online presentations and moderated discussions.

Upcoming

Curatorial Preview: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Talks & Tours / Online

Curatorial Preview: Soutine / de Kooning

Wednesday, March 3, 4 – 5pm

Join the co-curator of our latest special exhibition for a discussion about the visual relationship between the two highly influential artists.

Online Class: Abstract Expressionism: de Kooning to Mitchell
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Abstract Expressionism: de Kooning to Mitchell

Thursdays, March 4–25, 1 – 3:10pm

Survey important artists and works from this American art movement ahead of our spring exhibition Soutine / de Kooning.

Member Previews: <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Members

Member Previews: Soutine / de Kooning

Friday, March 5 – Saturday, March 6

As a member, see the exhibition before the public opening.

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Day Two
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art—Day Two

Friday, March 5, 10am – 4:30pm

Discover current research in art history through online presentations and moderated discussions.

Online Class: The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt

Fridays, March 5–26, 1 – 3:10pm

Explore major monuments of architecture, sculpture, and painting from the predynastic period through the New Kingdom.

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day
Free / Family / Online

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day

March 7, 2021

Welcome back, Barnes families! We’re once again offering free access to the collection and the new Soutine / de Kooning exhibition—plus artful activities to enjoy from home.

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.