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This Week

Current Exhibition

Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders

Until October 2, 2017
Drawings, photos, costumes, sculptures, and more inspired by the artist’s collaboration with a community of North Philadelphia horsemen.
Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection

Masterworks by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other renowned artists, plus African sculpture, Native American ceramics, metalwork, and decorative arts.

Monument Lab

Wednesday, August 2 – Sunday, September 3
Monument Lab is at the Barnes. Visit their field research office to learn about the project and submit your own ideas for a monument that reflects today’s Philadelphia.



In Focus: Manet’s Laundry (Le Linge)

Monday, August 21, 2 – 2:30pm
Galina Olmsted, PhD candidate in art history at the University of Delaware, will lead this in-depth talk about Manet’s Laundry (Le Linge)​.
Free / Nightlife / Music / Performance

Resounding Voices Choral Series: Celebrate!

Sunday, August 27, 3 – 4:15pm
The St. Thomas Gospel Choir takes a musical journey through African American music, from spirituals to gospel and a little Motown.
Nightlife / Film

Film Series: Moonrise Kingdom

Monday, August 28, 7 – 8:45pm
In this Wes Anderson romp set in 1965, two 12-year-olds make a pact to run away into the wilderness, escaping the tyranny of parents and summer camp.

Meet Your Masterpiece Tour: Modigliani and Soutine

Thursday, August 31, 2 – 3pm
Modigliani and Soutine became friends while living in Montparnasse, the Parisian artistic and intellectual hub of the 1920s and '30s.
Nightlife / Music / Performance

First Friday! The Jōst Project

Friday, September 1, 6 – 9pm
This jazz collective reimagines standards from the Great American Songbook.
Free / Family / Music / Performance

Free First Sunday: Jazz Ahead!

Sunday, September 3, 10am – 5pm
The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble brings a taste of the upcoming Philadelphia United Jazz Festival as they perform high-energy jazz fused with Afrocentric flavor.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

Kiefer Rodin

November 17, 2017 – March 12, 2018
Works by renowned contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer, created in response to sculptures and drawings by Auguste Rodin.
Upcoming Exhibition

Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema

May 5 – September 3, 2018
Exploring the works of acclaimed director Jean Renoir and the influence of his father, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, on his art and life.
Upcoming Exhibition

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist

October 20, 2018 – January 14, 2019
The exceptional path of a woman who defied the social norms of her time to join the Parisian avant-garde.