Each month, we offer a slate of new online courses to enjoy from home.
Share the Barnes with your friends and family this holiday season! Book a private docent-led virtual tour to explore the galleries from the safety of your home. Email us to book.
Sunday, December 6, we’re bringing the family fun right to you—with virtual performances and activities.
Philly artists Karen Smith and Daniel de Jesús will share stories and music.
In our new online series, artists, scholars, and community activists explore issues related to race in America. The next conversation, about race as a social construct, is Monday, December 14.
Film and media scholar Rob Buscher leads our next talk.
Since we can’t gather at the Barnes right now, we’re bringing the live performances and artist conversations to you on Instagram. Catch the next session on your mobile device every other Thursday at 4pm.
Performers from past programs, like orchestral harpist Elizabeth Steiner, are sharing their creative spirit from home.
We've updated our search! You can still browse objects by light, line, color, and space, inspired by Dr. Barnes's approach to looking at art. Now you can also search by artist, culture, year, and even gallery room.
We're always trying to learn more about our history and the art in our collection. Read about intriguing theories and recent discoveries from our team of curators, scholars, conservators, and archivists.
Our newest entry looks at de Chirico’s Alexandros.
Giorgio de Chirico. Alexandros, 1935. BF960. © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome
Download one of our favorite paintings to use as your next video conference background. The images were chosen by our curatorial and education teams from more than 3,000 artworks in our online collection.
For your next virtual meeting or happy hour, bring the world-renowned Barnes collection right inside your home.
The Barnes from Home is an initiative of the Knight Center for Digital Innovation in Audience Engagement at the Barnes.
Bring Art Home
The Barnes Shop offers plenty of ways to enjoy art at home, with books, games, puzzles, and other activities. Read, play, color, invent, and more.