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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.
Current Exhibition

Berthe Morisot:
Woman Impressionist

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


Upcoming Exhibition

Pat Steir
Silent Secret Waterfalls:
The Barnes Series

January 12 – November 17, 2019
An installation of 11 new paintings by the American artist.
Upcoming Exhibition

From Today, Painting Is Dead: Early Photography in Britain and France

February 24 – May 12, 2019
Featuring nearly 250 iconic pictures created between the 1840s and 1880s.

Past Exhibitions


Let's Connect: Philly's Artists Take on the Barnes

May 21 – June 4, 2018
More than 300 artists from Philadelphia submitted works inspired by pieces in the Barnes collection.

Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema

May 6 – 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.

Marks of Change

April 6 – May 7, 2018
Emerging artists in this exhibition are members of the Guild, part of Mural Arts Philadelphia's Restorative Justice program.