Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia, The

MUSEUM
The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia
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2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-278-7000
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      Permanent Collection
    • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    • The Barnes foundation boasts one of the world's greatest collections of post impressionist and modern art, as well as old master paintings, African sculpture, native American art and much more.
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      The World is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cezanne
    • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    • This tightly curated exhibition charts a thematic and chronological sweep of Cézanne's still-life painting, showing how the "Master of Aix" recast the genre and set it on a new course. Traversing the breadth of his still-life production, the exhibit offers viewers a brief reappraisal of Cézanne's monumental achievement in the genre.
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      ARTime Storytime
    • Thursday, August 28, 2014
    • The Foundation hosts a morning of stories, art and other activities geared towards young children.
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      Friday Nights at the Barnes Foundation
    • Friday, August 29, 2014
    • Enjoy a cash bar and exhibition access every Friday evening at the Barnes. First Friday programming will also include live musical performances; check the website for a schedule.
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      Premier Tour
    • Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    • Enjoy a 75-minute tour led by docents and Barnes course graduates.
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      First Friday: French Cabaret
    • Friday, September 5, 2014
    • Highlights of this month's "First Friday" event include '20s-style jazz by the Avalon Jazz Band, a screening of the film "The Collector" and a presentation on the current Cezanne exhibition.
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      PECO and the Barnes Foundation: Free First Sundays
    • Sunday, September 7, 2014
    • Taking place every first Sunday of the month, in collaboration with PECO, the Barnes Foundation offers free admission to the institution featuring family-friendly exhibits and informative seminars that change in theme each month.
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      ArtTime Pajama Tour
    • Friday, September 19, 2014
    • The Barnes Foundation will be hosting an evening activity for young children, who are welcome to come in their pajamas. Themes change monthly.
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      (The World Is An) Apple Talk & Tasting
    • Sunday, September 21, 2014
    • Author and apple historian Ben Watson discusses the cultural history of the apple and what it has represented over time, from its roots in Central Asia to Europe and America. An apple tasting will follow his presentation.