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Ensemble view (detail), Room 16, north wall, Philadelphia. © The Barnes Foundation

About the Talks

When our building closed in March, we began to offer online talks as an opportunity for members to stay connected to the Barnes and learn more about the collection. Whether you missed them the first time around, or you’d like to watch again, we’ve collected them all in one place for your convenience. Learn more about your favorite works or artists in the collection, discover archival treasures, and see conservation practices behind the scenes.

Watch one of the talks below, and see them all on YouTube.

Dr. Barnes and American Artists

William Perthes, Bernard C. Watson Director of Adult Education at the Barnes, explores the relationship between Albert Barnes and American artists William James Glackens and Alfred Henry Maurer. Recorded in July 2020.