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Spotlight Tour: The Americans

Sunday, April 1 – Monday, April 30
Each month, our Spotlight Tours focus on particular artists or themes in the collection. April is all about the Americans.
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Love Across the USA: Artist Talk

Sunday, April 29, 12 – 1pm
Olek shares insight about her 50-state community art project and the entry for Philadelphia, being made here and throughout the city.
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Plants, Glorious Plants with Stephanie Cohen

Saturday, May 5, 12 – 1pm
Analyze your existing or new garden and start looking for great plants to fill in the gaps, with help from the award-winning horticulturalist and author.
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Spotlight Tour: Renoir: Father and Son

Monday, May 7 – Thursday, May 31
Our May Spotlight Tour focuses on the groundbreaking artists Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jean Renoir.
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Jean Renoir’s Vase

Monday, May 7, 2 – 2:30pm
Roksana Filipowska, PhD candidate in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss Jean Renoir’s Vase. Free with admission; Room 7
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Stroller Tour

Thursday, May 10, 10:30 – 11:15am
Our new Stroller Tours make visiting our galleries less stressful for families with babies.
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Lecture Series: Why We Love to Hate Renoir

Sunday, May 13, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Learn about Renoir’s reputation and why his paintings may disconcert the modern viewer in this talk by Martha Lucy, author of Renoir in the Barnes Foundation.
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Reading

Monday, May 21, 2 – 2:30pm
Explore this 1892 painting with Miriam Stanton, a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 14
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Cézanne’s The Card Players

Monday, June 4, 2 – 2:30pm
Get the story behind the painting with Roksana Filipowska, a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 1
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4th Annual Violette de Mazia Lecture

Saturday, June 16, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Learn about Albert Barnes’s Philadelphia roots and how they shaped the man and collector.
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Matisse’s High Tide

Monday, June 18, 2pm – 2:30am
Miriam Stanton, a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss this 1920 work. Free with admission; Room 9