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Centennial Celebration: 100 Years of Art Education
Barnes100 / Centennial

Centennial Celebration: 100 Years of Art Education

All year long

This year, we’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Barnes Foundation with groundbreaking special exhibitions and innovative programs.

Matisse in the Barnes
Talks & Tours / Centennial

Matisse in the Barnes

This Fall

We're presenting exclusive talks and events spotlighting Henri Matisse, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibition Matisse in the 1930s.

Conversation: The Barnes Then and Now—Reflections on Art and Social Justice
Talks & Tours / Centennial

Conversation: The Barnes Then and Now—Reflections on Art and Social Justice

Wednesday, September 28, 6 – 7pm

Jane Golden and Val Gay explore the egalitarian beliefs underpinning Albert Barnes’s creation of the Foundation in 1922. Moderated by Roxanne Patel Shepelavy.

First Friday! Daniel de Jesús and AFROTAINO Productions
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance / Centennial

First Friday! Daniel de Jesús and AFROTAINO Productions

Friday, October 7, 6 – 9pm

Cellist, composer, and visual artist Daniel de Jesús performs. Presented in partnership with AFROTAINO Productions.

2022 Centennial Barnes Art Ball
Nightlife / Social / Centennial

2022 Centennial Barnes Art Ball

Friday, October 21

Join us for a celebration of art, community, and philanthropy. The Art Ball marks the Foundation’s centennial, tenth anniversary on the Parkway, and the new exhibition Modigliani Up Close.

First Friday! Shinjoo Cho & Asian Arts Initiative
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance / Centennial

First Friday! Shinjoo Cho & Asian Arts Initiative

Friday, November 4, 6 – 9pm

Multi-instrumentalist Shinjoo Cho performs with the tango ensemble Oscuro Quintet. Presented in partnership with Asian Arts Initiative.

First Friday! Yolanda&nbspWisher & The Afroeaters
Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance / Centennial

First Friday! Yolanda Wisher & The Afroeaters

Friday, December 2, 6 – 9pm

Led by poet and vocalist Yolanda Wisher, the Philly jazz band performs music from its debut album.

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Barnes at 100
Free / Family / Social / Performance / Centennial

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Barnes at 100

Sunday, December 4, 10am – 5pm

Help us celebrate our 100th anniversary with fun family activities, moving performances, and inspiring art.