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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.
Current Exhibition

Kiefer Rodin

Until March 12, 2018
Works by renowned contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer, created in response to sculptures and drawings by Auguste Rodin.
Free / Social

Monument Lab

Sunday, November 19 – Sunday, December 3
Join the Monument Lab team at the Barnes. They’ll be sharing early highlights from their research in this citywide project to find the right monument for modern-day Philadelphia.
Talks

In Focus Gallery Talk: Modigliani’s Cypresses and Houses at Cagnes

Monday, November 20, 2 – 2:30pm
Find out more about the Modigliani work from Miriam Stanton, a PhD candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 19
Free / Social

Monument Lab

Sunday, November 19 – Sunday, December 3
Join the Monument Lab team at the Barnes. They’ll be sharing early highlights from their research in this citywide project to find the right monument for modern-day Philadelphia.

Upcoming

Talks

Noontime Conversation: Rodin’s Legacy

Thursday, November 30, 12 – 1pm
A discussion of Auguste Rodin’s influence during his own time and the sculptor’s continuing importance for artists working today.
Members

Meet Your Masterpiece Tour: Picasso and Matisse

Friday, December 1, 2 – 3pm
Learn about the friendship, mutual influences, and storied creative rivalry of these two giants of modern art.
Nightlife / Music / Performance

First Friday! A Celebration of Sun Ra

Friday, December 1, 6 – 9pm
This program celebrates the visionary artist with a mix of Sun Ra classics, jazz, poetry, funk, hip-hop, rock, and more.
Free / Family / Music / Social / Performance

Free First Sunday: The Artist’s Process

Sunday, December 3, 10am – 5pm
Join us for a deep dive with creators as they share their work and their process for producing unforgettable songs, stories, and images.
Talks

In Focus Gallery Talk: Monet’s Studio Boat

Monday, December 4, 2 – 2:30pm
Roksana Filipowska, a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, shares the story behind Monet's floating studio. Free with admission; Room 9
Members

Buddhism to Cubism: Sculpture in the Barnes Foundation

Friday, December 8, 12 – 1pm
Archivist Barbara Beaucar presents the fascinating history behind many of Dr. Barnes’s sculptural acquisitions.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

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.
Upcoming Exhibition

Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist

October 20, 2018 – January 14, 2019
The exceptional path of a woman who defied the social norms of her time to join the Parisian avant-garde.