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The Barnes Collection
Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection

Ongoing

Explore paintings by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other artists, plus African sculpture, metalwork, and decorative arts. Try our new mobile guide!

Elijah Pierce’s America
Current Exhibition

Elijah Pierce’s America

Until January 18, 2021

See life, faith, and politics through the eyes of a virtuoso woodcarver.

Private Virtual Tours
Talks & Tours / Online

Private Virtual Tours

Available Now

Visit the Barnes without leaving home! Book a custom online tour for your friends, family, or colleagues

Private Collection Tours
Talks & Tours

Private Collection Tours

Friday–Monday, 10 – 11am

Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to three guests.

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time
Free / Family / Online

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time

Ongoing

Kids and their adults can create art and learn from artists and objects in the Barnes collection.

Members-Only Online Tours: The Barnes&nbspCollection
Members / Online

Members-Only Online Tours: The Barnes Collection

Wednesdays, January 20 – March 3, 2 – 3pm

A free virtual tour of the collection for members. See details of favorite artworks like never before.

Private Tours: <i>Elijah Pierce’s America</i>
Talks & Tours

Private Tours: Elijah Pierce’s America

Friday–Monday, 10, 10:30, 11 & 11:30am

New tours added! See the exhibition before it closes and learn about the life and work of the self-taught woodcarver.

Pennoni Panels: When Great Artists Behave Badly
Free / Talks & Tours / Online

Pennoni Panels: When Great Artists Behave Badly

Thursday, January 21, 3:30 – 5pm

A panel of experts discuss how reports of toxic behavior by artists have affected our consideration of their work.

Member Talk: Dr. Barnes Collects Cézanne
Members / Online

Member Talk: Dr. Barnes Collects Cézanne

Friday, January 22, 12 – 1pm

Associate curator Cindy Kang will share how Dr. Barnes became one of the foremost collectors of the Paul Cézanne’s work.

Upcoming

Members-Only Art Team Morning
Members

Members-Only Art Team Morning

Sunday, January 24, 10:15 – 11am

Each month, members of our Art Team—professional art historians, artists, and educators—present their ongoing research on the collection to members.

Online Class: Collection Concentration: Paul&nbspCézanne
The Barnes Method / Online

Online Class: Collection Concentration: Paul Cézanne

Tuesdays, January 26–April 27, 1 – 4pm

This class surveys Paul Cézanne’s influence on European modernism and traces the development of his visual language.

Online Class: The Elements of Art
The Barnes Method / Online

Online Class: The Elements of Art

Tuesdays, January 26–April 27, 6 – 9pm

Learn basic aesthetic principles and discover art’s communicative power by studying works in the Barnes collection.

Online Class: Art and Politics in France: 1850 to 1900
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Art and Politics in France: 1850 to 1900

Mondays, February 1–March 1, 6 – 8:10pm

Learn how the political changes in France during the second half of the 19th century had a major impact on visual culture.

Online Class: Born to Expire
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Born to Expire

Tuesdays, February 2–23, 1 – 3:10pm

Enter the world of ephemeral art and learn about the creators whose works are not designed to stand the test of time.

Online Class: The Barbizon Painters: Trailblazers for Impressionism
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: The Barbizon Painters: Trailblazers for Impressionism

Wednesdays, February 3–24, 1 – 3:10pm

Discover how these artists’ visions of rural France influenced the impressionist group that followed.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Soutine / de Kooning<br>Conversations in Paint
Upcoming Exhibition

Soutine / de Kooning
Conversations in Paint

March 7 – August 8, 2021

A visual dialogue between the highly individual universes of two iconic artists.