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The Barnes Collection

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See art differently. Explore paintings by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and other artists beside African sculpture, metalwork, and decorative arts. Try our mobile guide!

Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes
Current Exhibition

Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes

Until September 8, 2024

Experience a fresh perspective on two important modern painters.

Visions
Current Exhibition

Visions

Until August 26, 2024

Works created by artists from Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Guild program and SCI Phoenix.

Education & Empowerment: Scholarship Recipients at the Barnes Foundation, 1927–1949
Archives Exhibition

Education & Empowerment: Scholarship Recipients at the Barnes Foundation, 1927–1949

Until September 16, 2024

Explore the experiences of four scholars whose research was supported by the Barnes Foundation—from art history to medicine.

July Spotlight Tour: Portraits in the Barnes
Tours

July Spotlight Tour: Portraits in the Barnes

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Explore the incredible diversity of portraiture in the collection—from Hals to Van Gogh, Matisse, and Soutine.

Exhibition Tour: <i>Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes</i>
Tours

Exhibition Tour: Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Get a fresh perspective on Henri Matisse and Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the Roberts Gallery.

Barnes on the Block
Free / Family / Music / Social / Performance

Barnes on the Block

Sunday, July 14, 12 – 5pm

Join us for a block party, with live art, food trucks, a beer garden, and music.

Members-Only Online Tour: Portraits in the Barnes
Members

Members-Only Online Tour: Portraits in the Barnes

Tuesday, July 16, 2 – 3pm

This exclusive tour focuses on iconic and expressive portraits by Van Gogh, Matisse, Soutine, and more.

Members-Only Online Talk: Matisse and Renoir on the Riviera
Members

Members-Only Online Talk: Matisse and Renoir on the Riviera

Friday, July 19, 12 – 1pm

Learn more about the fruitful relationship between Matisse and Renoir that began in 1917.

Upcoming

Exhibition Tour: <i>Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes</i>
Tours

Exhibition Tour: Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes

Thursday–Monday, 1pm

Get a fresh perspective on Henri Matisse and Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the Roberts Gallery.

Private Exhibition Tour: <i>Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes</i>
Tours

Private Exhibition Tour: Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes

Thursday–Monday, 10am, 11am, 2pm

This tour is a private one-hour experience for up to seven guests.

Highlights Tour
Tours

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 Tour
Tours

Private Collection Tour

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 seven guests.

Private Collection Tour: Favorite Artists
Tours

Private Collection Tour: Favorite Artists

Thursday–Monday, 10am

Choose your favorite artists in the collection for a private one-hour experience for up to eight guests.

Members-Only Exhibition Tour: <i>Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes</i>
Members

Members-Only Exhibition Tour: Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes

Thursdays, 2 – 3pm

Members are invited to exclusive tours of Matisse & Renoir: New Encounters at the Barnes in the Roberts Gallery.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Mickalene Thomas:<br>All About Love
Upcoming Exhibition

Mickalene Thomas:
All About Love

October 20, 2024 – January 12, 2025

The first major international tour on Thomas’s pioneering work.

Rousseau’s Secrets
Upcoming Exhibition

Rousseau’s Secrets

October 19, 2025 – January 11, 2026

See the inventive works of Henri Rousseau in a new light.