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Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: Rousseau: Monkeys, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!

Friday, June 1 – Saturday, June 30
Learn about Henri Rousseau and the inspirations behind his exotic landscapes in our June Spotlight Tour.
Talks & Tours / Members

Renoir: Father and Son Special Exhibition and Collection Tour

Monday, June 4 – Monday, September 3
Start in the exhibition and then move into the collection, focusing on works that illuminate the fascinating dialogue between father and son.
Talks & Tours / Film

BlackStar at the Barnes

Sunday, July 1, 3 – 4:30pm
BlackStar Film Festival will be at the Barnes for a special screening of 2017’s Best of the Fest Short Films Program.
Talks & Tours / Members

Spotlight Tour: Dr. Barnes’s Favorites

Monday, July 2 – Monday, July 30
Find out which artists and works Dr. Barnes loved—or merely liked—in our July Spotlight Tour.
Talks & Tours

North Philly Peace Park: Designing for Light, Life, and the Afrofuture of North Philly

Friday, July 6, 5:30 – 7pm
Join us for a discussion about the design and development process for the park's Peace Pavilion.
Family / Talks & Tours

Stroller Tour

Thursday, July 12, 10:30 – 11:15am
Our new Stroller Tours make visiting our galleries less stressful for families with babies.
Talks & Tours / Members

Lecture Series: Kenneth E. Silver, Transatlantic Episodes in Modern Art

Saturday, September 8, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Art historian Kenneth E. Silver illuminates the beautiful and sometimes surprising works that resulted from the cultural exchange between French and American artists.
Talks & Tours / Members

BYOB Fireside Chat: Why should I care about an artist’s personal conduct?

Tuesday, September 25, 6 – 7pm
This new series presents our director, Thom Collins, in dialogue with a featured guest about a difficult topic.
Talks & Tours / Members

Fashion and Feminism: A Symposium Inspired by Berthe Morisot

Saturday, October 20
Join us for a full day of lively discussion about the ways fashion has been deployed to make powerful political statements—in paintings, on the runway, and in everyday life.