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Highlights Tour
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Highlights Tour

Thursday–Monday, 11:30am & 1:30pm

This one-hour tour is perfect for first-time visitors. Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes.

Private Collection Tours
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Private Collection Tours

Thursday–Monday

Explore highlights of the collection and learn the history of the Barnes. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

Special Exhibition Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
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Special Exhibition Tour: Suzanne Valadon

Daily beginning October 1, 1 – 2pm

Trace the fascinating career of the groundbreaking artist in this docent-led tour of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel.

Private Exhibition Tour: <i>Suzanne Valadon</i>
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Private Exhibition Tour: Suzanne Valadon

October 1, 2021–January 9, 2022

Tour our newest exhibition and learn about Valadon’s extraordinary life. This tour is a private one-hour experience for you and up to four guests.

October Spotlight Tour: Wicked Paris: The Lure of Montmartre
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October Spotlight Tour: Wicked Paris: The Lure of Montmartre

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Learn about the revolutionary artists drawn to the bohemian neighborhood at the turn of the 20th century.

November Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle
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November Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

This tour focuses on artists in the Barnes collection—Degas, Renoir, Modigliani, and more—who were part of Suzanne Valadon’s remarkable life.

In Focus Gallery Talk: Valadon’s <i>Marie Coca and Her Daughter Gilberte</i>
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Valadon’s Marie Coca and Her Daughter Gilberte

Monday, November 8, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Jalen Chang, a PhD candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Roberts Gallery

Lecture: Carl Walsh on Ancient Egypt
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Lecture: Carl Walsh on Ancient Egypt

Saturday, November 13, 11:30am – 12:30pm

This talk spotlights our collection of Egyptian objects and explores the ways in which museums can engage audiences with ancient Egypt more ethically and equitably.

Online Talk: <i>Cézanne in the Barnes Foundation</i>: A Conversation with the Editors
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Online Talk: Cézanne in the Barnes Foundation: A Conversation with the Editors

Thursday, November 18, 5 – 6:30pm

The editors of our newest collection catalogue discuss the project and the significance of the Barnes’s Cézannes in the artist’s career.

December Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle
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December Spotlight Tour: Valadon’s Artistic Circle

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

This tour focuses on artists in the Barnes collection—Degas, Renoir, Modigliani, and more—who were part of Suzanne Valadon’s remarkable life.

Lecture: Caetlin Benson-Allott on the Female Gaze
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Lecture: Caetlin Benson-Allott on the Female Gaze

Saturday, December 11, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Join a film and media expert for a look at how contemporary filmmakers, critics, and scholars are redefining the female gaze in the 21st century.

In Focus Gallery Talk: <i>Madame Cézanne with Green Hat</i>
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Madame Cézanne with Green Hat

Monday, December 13, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Jalen Chang, a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Main Gallery