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Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection

Ongoing
Masterworks by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other renowned artists, plus African sculpture, Native American ceramics, metalwork, and decorative arts.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
Find out more about the five Philadelphia artists selected for residencies as part of our Let's Connect exhibition.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: The Impressionists–Embracing the Modern

Saturday, September 1 – Wednesday, October 31
Learn about impressionism as a radical break with tradition, changing the way people think about art forever.
Members

Member Previews for Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist

Thursday, October 18 – Saturday, October 20
As a member, see the exhibition before the public opening.
Family / Social

Barnes Toddler Time

Thursday, October 18, 10 – 11:45am
Join us for a combination of storytime, art making, and movement activities just for kids ages 2–4 and their parents or caregivers.
Members

Supporter Reception for Berthe Morisot:
Woman Impressionist

Thursday, October 18, 6:30 – 9pm
Supporter- and Sustainer-level members are invited to enjoy an evening preview of Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist with live music and cocktails.
Nightlife / Music / Social

Morisot: Passport to Paris

Friday, October 19
Enjoy an evening of breathtaking art, sumptuous bites, artisanal cocktails and live music at the preview party celebrating Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist.
Free / Social

Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes

Wednesday, January 17 – Monday, December 31
Find out more about the five Philadelphia artists selected for residencies as part of our Let's Connect exhibition.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: The Impressionists–Embracing the Modern

Saturday, September 1 – Wednesday, October 31
Learn about impressionism as a radical break with tradition, changing the way people think about art forever.

Upcoming

Talks & Tours / Members

Fashion and Feminism: A Symposium Inspired by Berthe Morisot

Saturday, October 20, 1 – 5pm
Join us for lively discussion about the ways fashion has been deployed to make powerful political statements—in paintings, on the runway, and in everyday life.
Talks & Tours

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist Special Exhibition Tour

Wednesday, October 24 – Monday, January 14
Tour our new exhibition for a closer look at artist Berthe Morisot and her pioneering role in the impressionist movement.
Nightlife / Music / Social

Young Professionals Night: Modern Muse

Friday, October 26, 7 – 10pm
After-hours art, style, and live beats await Philadelphia's young leaders and Contemporaries members.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour:
Paul Cézanne—
His Art and Life

Thursday, November 1 – Friday, November 30
Learn about impressionism as a radical break with tradition, changing the way people think about art forever.
Nightlife / Music / Performance

First Friday! A Tribute to Grover Washington, Jr.

Friday, November 2, 6 – 9pm
The Tony Miceli Ensemble, featuring singer Tiffany Jones, brings the music of the legendary saxophonist to life at the Barnes.
Free / Family / Film / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Art for All

Sunday, November 4, 10am – 5pm
Free art activities and entertainment for all ages, plus ​access to our collection and Berthe Morisot exhibition.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

Berthe Morisot:
Woman Impressionist

October 21, 2018 – 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.