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PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Art of Math

Free / Family / Social / Performance

Sunday, March 5, 10am – 5pm


See creative displays by Philadelphia students participating in the Art of Math Challenge.

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!

This month, we’re exploring the connections between math and art that we encounter every day. Find examples of geometry and perception in our galleries, and see 3-D creations of Barnes paintings by students in Philadelphia and beyond. Plus, enjoy the Barnes collection and access to our newest special exhibition, Sue Williamson & Lebohang Kganye: Tell Me What You Remember, which opens today.

Limited capacity. Registration opens Thursday, March 2, at 10am.

Before your visit, see our current safety guidelines.

What’s On

10am – 4pm

Art Activities

Join us for art activities and play. Perfect for the whole family—ages 2 and up.

10:30 – 11am; 11:15 – 11:45am


Stories and fun for ages 2 and up. This month’s theme is all about counting and numbers!

1 – 1:45pm; 2:30 – 3:15pm

Art of Math Challenge Competition

For the past three months, K–12 students around Philadelphia have been designing and building 3-D scale models of paintings from our collection. Stop by and see all these creations on display, and vote for your favorites!