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January Spotlight Tour: Wicked Paris: The Lure of Montmartre

Daily, 1 – 2pm

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

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Highlights Tour

Daily, 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.

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Premier Tour

Daily, 4:30pm; Saturdays, 10am

This 90-minute docent-led tour takes place while the Barnes is closed to the public.

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Personalized Docent Tour

Available Daily

A private one-hour tour for you and up to five guests during regular hours.

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Afternoons with
the Art Team

Ongoing

Join us for casual pop-up talks in the galleries led by our Art Team. Each talk focuses on a specific work of art—it’s a great way to explore the collection and learn something new!

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In Focus Gallery Talk: Picasso’s Acrobat and Young Harlequin

Wednesday, January 29, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Anna Linehan, doctoral candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 19

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February Spotlight Tour: Sacred Art from Antiquity to Modernity

Daily, 1 – 2pm

Explore religious and spiritual art in the collection, from ancient works to paintings by Matisse, Picasso, Pippin, and more.

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In Focus Gallery Talk: Glackens’s Pony Ballet

Wednesday, February 5, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Anna Linehan, doctoral candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 12

Family / Talks & Tours

Stroller Tour

Thursday, February 13, 10:30 – 11:15am

Our Stroller Tours make visiting our galleries less stressful for families with babies.

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In Focus Gallery Talk: Pinto’s Bathers on Boardwalk

Wednesday, February 19, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Virginia Duncan, a graduate student in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 23

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Special Exhibition Tour: Marie Cuttoli

Friday, February 28 – Sunday, May 10
1 – 2pm

Learn more about the pioneering entrepreneur Marie Cuttoli and her textile work with Picasso, Léger, and other great modern artists.

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March Spotlight Tour: Artists and the French Riviera

Daily, 1 – 2pm

Learn why favorite artists in the Barnes collection were so captivated by the Côte d'Azur.

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Barnes in Bloom:
Special Tour & Lunch

Tuesday, March 3, 11am – 2pm

Join us for intimate look at artists and the French Riviera, a theme inspired by this year's flower show.

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In Focus Gallery Talk: Avery’s The Nursemaid

Wednesday, March 4, 3 – 3:30pm

Hear the story behind the painting from Virginia Duncan, a graduate student in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania. Free with admission; Room 3

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Member Discussions: Marie Cuttoli

Thursdays, March 5 and 19, 10 – 11am

Members are invited to join Ann Moss of the Barnes Art Team for an in-depth talk about our new exhibition on Marie Cuttoli.

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Lecture: Avis Berman “Missionaries of Impressionism: American Collectors of Renoir”

Saturday, March 14, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Writer and historian Avis Berman traces Renoir's legacy through his promoters and collectors, including Albert Barnes.