Free; capacity is limited, and registration is required.
About the Event
It’s the first Sunday of the month, which means free admission at the Barnes! In honor of Pride Month, we’re welcoming families of all shapes and sizes and celebrating the color they bring to our lives. Find examples of love and friendship in our galleries, and learn more with our fun family activities.
Limited capacity. Registration is required and opens Thursday, June 2, at 10am.
Our safety guidelines have changed to reflect current guidance from the City of Philadelphia. Learn more.
10am – 4pm
Join us for art making, a scavenger hunt, and play all about celebrating our loved ones. Perfect for the whole family—ages 2 and up.
Henri Matisse. The Music Lesson (detail), 1917. BF717. © 2022 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
10:30 – 11am; 11:15 – 11:45am
Musician and storyteller Leslie Hamilton brings stories and fun for ages 2 and up. This month’s theme is families—what does appreciating family mean to you?
12:30 – 1:15pm
Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus has been entrancing audiences, supporting communities, and fostering acceptance through their exceptional music since 1981. Today’s performance celebrates Pride Month.
2:30 – 3:15pm
Dance Workshop: Kemar Jewel
Do you know how to vogue? Kemar Jewel, a Philly-native dancer, playwright, and vogue artist, leads a family-friendly workshop on the history of ballroom and the five elements of vogue.
Free First Sunday Family Days at the Barnes
PECO Free First Sunday Family Day events offer no-cost admission to the collection galleries as well as an array of family-friendly activities, including arts and crafts, musical performances, and interactive workshops.