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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.


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.

Past Exhibitions


Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie

February 25 – May 22, 2017
Artists take to the street to spy, scavenge, and make provocative spectacles of themselves to speak to issues as diverse as gender politics and homelessness.

Artist Project: Andrea Hornick: Unbounded Histories

January 6 – May 22, 2017
Hornick’s sound intervention in the Collection Gallery comprises a string of poems responding to specific works at the Barnes.

Archives Exhibition: Cher Matisse

October 11, 2016 – June 12, 2017
Henri Matisse first visited the Barnes Foundation in the fall of 1930. Two months later, Dr. Barnes commissioned The Dance.