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PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Joy of Life

Free / Family / Social / Performance

Sunday, July 7, 10am – 5pm


Free; capacity is limited, and registration is required.

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About the Event

It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes. Enjoy fun art activities, performances, and free access to the first-floor collection galleries, Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes, and Visions.

This month, we’re encouraging visitors to join us as we #SeeArtDifferently! Enjoy a fresh perspective on two foundational artists of European modernism as well as engaging, interactive musical performances by Dolce Suono Ensemble.

Registration opens Thursday, July 4, at 10am.

What’s On

10am – 4pm

Art Activities

Join us for art activities, including a scavenger hunt in the galleries. Perfect for the whole family—ages 2 and up.

10:30 – 11am; 11:15 – 11:45am

Storytime with Author Alyssa Reynoso-Morris

Children’s book author Alyssa Reynoso-Morris leads interactive storytime, Q&A, and crafting sessions. Make kitchen props and act out scenes from her stories. Perfect for the whole family—ages 2 and up.

1 – 1:45pm & 2:30 – 3:15pm

Performances: Dolce Suono Ensemble

Hailed as “an adventurous ensemble” by The New York Times, the Dolce Suono Ensemble, led by artistic director Mimi Stillman, is an innovative force in the chamber music field. Today, percussionist Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and pianist Ahmed Alom will perform a vibrant program spanning classical to Latin music.