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Mural Arts Studio at the Barnes: Jonathan D. Pinkett

April – June 2019

Painter Jonathan D. Pinkett is our current artist-in-residence.

Family / Social

Barnes Toddler Time

Thursday, June 20

Join us for a combination of storytime, art making, and movement activities just for kids ages 2–4 and their parents or caregivers.

Nightlife / Film / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Erica Corbo: American Odyssey

Friday, July 5, 6 – 9pm

Musician and performance artist Erica Corbo leads a humorous and heartfelt dive into the American musical experience.

Free / Family / Film / Music / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Family Art Fest

Sunday, July 7, 10am – 5pm

Join us for all-ages art activities—sidewalk chalk, face painting, and more—and piano performances from the Philadelphia Jazz Project.

Free / Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

Barnes on the Block

Sunday, July 14, 5 – 8pm

Join us for a block party, with live art, food trucks, a beer garden, and performances by GLBL VLLG.

Nightlife / Film / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Masters of Mallet Percussion

Friday, August 2, 6 – 9pm

An exciting evening of classical, jazz, and African music performed on mallet instruments by top percussionists from around the world.

Free / Family / Film / Music / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Summer Fun!

Sunday, August 4, 10am – 5pm

Camp-themed crafts and stories about adventure, plus a concert featuring vibraphones, marimbas, and other unusual percussion instruments.

Free / Family / Film / Music / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: African-Caribbean Roots

Sunday, September 1, 10am – 5pm

Learn about the music and art of Philly’s African-Caribbean communities.

Nightlife / Film / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Odean Pope: Sounds of the Circle

Friday, September 6, 6 – 9pm

An exciting evening of classical, jazz, and African music performed on mallet instruments by top percussionists from around the world.

Nightlife / Social

2019 Barnes Art Ball

Friday, October 25

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