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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.

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First Friday!
Dan Blacksberg’s Freilachs Music

Friday, May 3, 6 – 9pm

Trombonist Dan Blacksberg's band plays old-world klezmer with a contemporary sound. Featuring trumpeter Susan Watts.

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PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Creative Creatures

Sunday, May 5, 10am – 5pm

Be inspired by magical creatures, creative stories, and talented young musicians from Philadelphia.

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Young Professionals Night: Spot On

Friday, May 10, 7 – 10pm

After-hours art, style, and music await Philadelphia's young leaders and Contemporaries members.

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Barnes Toddler Time

Thursday, May 16

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

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Artist Bash: Bring It

Saturday, May 25, 8 – 11pm

Our seventh Artist Bash features artists who incorporate the audience into their projects and performances.

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PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Summer Solstice

Sunday, June 2, 10am – 5pm

Celebrate summer's arrival with floral crafts! Plus, global music by Philly's Drum Like a Lady.

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First Friday! The Music of Marvin Gaye

Friday, June 7, 6 – 9pm

The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble brings the songs of Marvin Gaye to life with its inventive arrangements.

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2019 Barnes Art Ball

Thursday, October 24

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