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The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Philadelphia, PA 19130
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    Upcoming events
      Premier Tour: A Closer Look
    • Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    • Gain insight into masterpieces in the collection, spend time analyzing the Barnes's ensemble arrangements, and learn about the educational beginnings of the Foundation.
      First Friday: Pasion y Arte - Flamenco
    • Friday, June 2, 2017
    • Pasión y Arte brings flamenco to the Barnes, showcasing the intimate style called tablao. Featuring vocalists Barbara Martinez and Hector Marquez, guitarist Raphael Brunn, dancers Xianix Barrera and Alexa Milton, and artistic director Elba Hevia y Vaca.
      Free First Sunday: Strong at Art
    • Sunday, June 4, 2017
    • This Sunday's programming pours out onto the grounds with a farmers' market and boot camp for the "strong at art"! Explore the collection, elevate your heart rate, and go home with local produce. Collection access 10 am-5 pm; programming 1-4 p.m.
      ARTime Storytime
    • Thursday, June 8, 2017
    • The Foundation hosts a morning of stories, art and other activities geared towards young children.
      Young Professionals Night: All the Rage
    • Friday, June 9, 2017
    • From Soutine's frenetic strokes to Matisse's blazing colors, dig into masterpieces that defined expressionism in early modern art, revealing the artist's passions, fury, or desires. With live beats, bites, and sips, #BarnesYP night is all the rage with Philly's young industry leaders and art lovers this summer. Dress code: red cocktail attire.
      Family Tour: Highlights
    • Sunday, June 11, 2017
    • Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist.
      Resounding Voices Choral Series: Vigilia
    • Sunday, June 18, 2017
    • This concert series fills the space of the Annenberg Court with a dramatic chorus of voices on Sundays, alternating monthly with the Solo Series. Evolving out of Dr. Barnes's interest in choral music, Resounding Voices features a diverse array of musical periods and genres, with upcoming performances by the Westminster Choir, St. Thomas Gospel Choir, and other exciting choral artists. This performance includes the rarely heard "Vigilia" by Rautavaara alongside other beautiful 20th- and 21st-century works, sung by the Philadelphia Voices and led by guest conductor Robert Whalen. Admission includes pre-concert collection access from 3:30-5 p.m.
      Havana Lyceum Orchestra With Simone Dinnerstein, Pianist
    • Monday, June 19, 2017
    • In their first US tour and only appearance in Philadelphia, the Havana Lyceum Orchestra travels from Cuba to the Barnes Foundation to perform, with acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein, the works of their new Sony album, "Mozart in Havana." For the recording, Grammy® nominee Dinnerstein collaborated with the orchestra over three long, sleepless nights, using donated strings and recording equipment brought in by Grammy®-winning producer Adam Abeshouse. Their collaborative performance here at the Barnes, which features Mozart's Piano Concerti no. 21 and 23, is a testament to the ability of music to cross all cultural and language barriers. Admission includes pre-concert collection access from 6 to 7 p.m.
      The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    • Monday, June 26, 2017
    • Playing on the "urban rider" theme explored in the works of Mohamed Bourouissa, the Barnes presents "The Magnificent Seven," the 1960 classic starring Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen. A remake of "Seven Samurai," the Japanese epic historical film from 1954, "The Magnificent Seven" set the standard for the American Western genre and was declared by the US National Film Registry as "culturally, historically, aesthetically significant."
      Lecture: Mohamed Bourouissa
    • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    • In celebration of his exhibition at the Barnes, Mohamed Bourouissa discusses his work with Philadelphia's Fletcher Street Riding Club, addressing urban aesthetics, gentrification, the post-industrial landscape, and the transformation of the environment through community and social justice.