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Permanent Collection

The Barnes Collection


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

Pat Steir
Silent Secret Waterfalls:
The Barnes Series

Until November 17, 2019

An installation of 11 new paintings by the American artist.

Talks & Tours

Highlights Tour

Daily, 11:30am, 1:30pm

This one-hour tour is perfect for first-time visitors. Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes.

Talks & Tours

Premier Tour

Daily, 4:30pm; Saturdays, 10am

This 90-minute docent-led tour takes place while the Barnes is closed to the public.

Talks & Tours

Personalized Docent Tour

Available Daily

A private one-hour tour for you and up to five guests during regular hours.

Talks & Tours

Afternoons with
the Art Team


Join us for casual pop-up talks in the galleries led by our Art Team. Each talk focuses on a specific work of art—it’s a great way to explore the collection and learn something new!

Talks & Tours / Members

October Spotlight Tour: Picasso and Matisse, Friends and Rivals

Daily, 1 – 2pm

This October, learn about the complex relationship between these influential painters.

Family / Social

Barnes Toddler Time

Thursday, October 17

Join us for a combination of storytime, art making, and movement activities just for kids up to age 5 and their parents or caregivers.


Talks & Tours

In Focus Gallery Talk: Seated Female Figure of the Sãdo’o Society

Monday, October 21, 2 – 2:30pm

Hear the story behind the work from Amy Gillette, research associate at the Barnes. Free with admission; Room 21


Member Previews for 30 Americans

Thursday, October 24 – Saturday, October 26

As a member, see the exhibition before the public opening.

Nightlife / Social

2019 Barnes Art Ball

Friday, October 25, 7pm

Join us this fall for a celebration of Henri Matisse’s 150th birthday and a preview of the contemporary art exhibition 30 Americans.


Supporter Reception for 30 Americans

Wednesday, October 30, 6:30 – 9pm

Supporter- and Sustainer-level members are invited to enjoy an evening preview of 30 Americans with live music and cocktails.

Talks & Tours / Members

November Spotlight Tour: South of France—Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Matisse

Daily, 1 – 2pm

Learn about the importance of the region to favorite artists in the Barnes collection this November.

Talks & Tours

Exhibition Tour: 30 Americans

November 1, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Daily, 1 – 2pm

Learn more about the artists and artworks in 30 Americans.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

30 Americans

October 27, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Painting, sculpture, and photography by influential contemporary African American artists.