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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!

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.

Art Education Classes
Online / On-Site

Art Education Classes

New offerings every month

Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes with a full array of online and on-site classes.

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.

Highlights Tour
Talks & Tours

Highlights Tour

Friday–Monday, 11:30am & 1:30pm

This one-hour tour is perfect for first-time visitors. Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes.

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.

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.

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 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

Barnes in Bloom
Free / Talks & Tours / Special Event!

Barnes in Bloom

Throughout June

Enjoy online and on-site tours and café and shop specials all month long!

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

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day:
Family Activities

Through July 3

We’re offering family activities to enjoy from home all month long. Explore floral works in the Barnes collection plus celebrate Black Music Month and Juneteenth.

Virtual Tour: Masterpieces of Nature
Talks & Tours / Online

Virtual Tour: Masterpieces of Nature

Throughout June

Explore lush landscapes and floral still lifes by favorite artists in the collection from the comfort of home.

Musings and Inspiration: <br>Joan Levy Hepburn and Richard Shiff on de&nbspKooning
Members / Online

Musings and Inspiration:
Joan Levy Hepburn and Richard Shiff on de Kooning

Tuesday, June 22, 12 – 1pm

Two experts discuss painting, color, life, and memories from Willem de Kooning’s Long Island studio in this online presentation.

Upcoming

Members-Only Art Team Morning
Members

Members-Only Art Team Morning

Sunday, June 27, 10:15 – 11am

Each month, members of our Art Team present their ongoing research on the collection to members.

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

Members-Only Online Tour: Soutine / de Kooning

Tuesday, June 29, 10 – 11am

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

Barnes on the Block with Mural Arts Philadelphia & Our America Now
Free / Nightlife / Music / Social

Barnes on the Block with Mural Arts Philadelphia & Our America Now

Friday, July 2, 6 – 10pm

Kick off Fourth of July weekend with local artists and live music, plus food trucks and a beer garden.

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Joy
Free / Family / Online

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Joy

July 4, 2021

Free access to the collection and the Soutine / de Kooning exhibition on the Fourth of July—plus joyful activities to enjoy from home.

Online Member Morning
Members / Online

Online Member Morning

Friday, July 9, 10:30 – 11:30am

Members are invited to join Barnes staff online for a chat about membership and benefits, followed by a virtual docent tour of the collection.

Online Talk: Arthur Lubow and Mark Stevens on <i>Soutine / de&nbspKooning</i>
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Online Talk: Arthur Lubow and Mark Stevens on Soutine / de Kooning

Wednesday, July 14, 12 – 1pm

The art critics explore how Soutine and de Kooning pushed the capabilities of oil paint.

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.

Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community
Upcoming Exhibition

Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community

February 20 – May 15, 2022

This major exhibition explores Pueblo and Navajo ceramics, textiles, and jewelry as living traditions.