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Highlights Tour
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Highlights Tour

Friday–Sunday, 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

Friday–Sunday

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 five guests.

Private Virtual Tours
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Private Virtual Tours

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Visit the Barnes without leaving home! Book a custom online tour for your friends, family, or colleagues

January Spotlight Tour: Renoir and Women
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January Spotlight Tour: Renoir and Women

Friday–Sunday, 1pm

Learn how the women in Renoir’s life influenced his career and found their way onto his canvases.

February Spotlight Tour: Renoir and Women
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February Spotlight Tour: Renoir and Women

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Learn how the women in Renoir’s life influenced his career and found their way onto his canvases.

Curators in Conversation: <i>Water, Wind, Breath</i>
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Curators in Conversation: Water, Wind, Breath

Sunday, February 20, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Join the co-curators of our latest special exhibition—plus an artist featured in the show—for an in-depth discussion of Southwest art.

In Focus Gallery Talk: Manet’s <i>Tarring the Boat</i>
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Manet’s Tarring the Boat

Monday, February 21, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Jalen Chang, a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 6

Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art
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Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art

Friday, February 25, 10am – 4:30pm

Discover current research in art history through presentations and moderated discussions.

Exhibition Tour: <i>Water, Wind, Breath</i>
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Exhibition Tour: Water, Wind, Breath

Daily beginning February 28, 1 – 2pm

Discover the objects Dr. Barnes collected in New Mexico during the 1930s alongside works by contemporary Native American artists.

Private Exhibition Tour: <i>Water, Wind, Breath</i>
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Private Exhibition Tour: Water, Wind, Breath

Daily beginning February 28

See Navajo and Pueblo art that Dr. Barnes collected during the 1930s alongside works by contemporary Native American artists. This tour is a private one-hour experience.

March Spotlight Tour: Dr. Barnes and American Art
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March Spotlight Tour: Dr. Barnes and American Art

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Dr. Barnes collected American paintings, pottery, furniture, and more. Learn how and why these works ended up in his ensembles.

Lecture and Book Signing: Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen on Seurat’s <i>Models</i>
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Lecture and Book Signing: Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen on Seurat’s Models

Saturday, March 12, 11:30am – 1pm

The author and art historian discusses her new book Modern Art and the Remaking of Human Disposition.

In Focus Gallery Talk: Pippin’s <i>Christ and the Woman of Samaria</i>
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In Focus Gallery Talk: Pippin’s Christ and the Woman of Samaria

Monday, March 21, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Jalen Chang, a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 12