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ThinkFest Preview: Why Philly’s Arts Scene Is Booming

Every week, we provide you with lists of dozens of things to do in Philly — art shows, concerts, theater performances, comedy gigs, book readings, […]

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Barnes Foundation to Build $5.8M Addition

What do you do when 93,000 square feet of space just isn’t cutting it anymore? Well, for the Barnes Foundation, the answer is simple: expand. […]

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20 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6 Tango Night @ The Barnes Let dancers from the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School show you how it’s done, and then get out […]

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Arts List: 6 Exhibits to See This Week

Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass @ Philadelphia Museum of Art | Through July 16, 2017 Lino Tagliapietra is known in the art world for his […]

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Weckerly’s Creates Barnes Inspired Ice Cream Sandwich

It’s not everyday that an art museum and an artisan ice cream brand get together. But that’s the case with the “Barnes Ensemble,” an ice […]

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Musée d’Orsay Chief Curator Tapped for Post at Barnes Foundation

After being without a chief curator for more than a year following Judith Dolkart’s move to the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Barnes Foundation […]

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Coffee, Rum And Art–Tonight At The Barnes Foundation

Many of Dr. Alfred Barnes’ commissioned artists, as famous as they are now, marched to the beat of their own drum at the time they […]

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Local Teens Record Audio Tours to Get Youth Interested in Philly’s Museums

Many teenagers would argue that museum tours don’t exactly scream cool … up until now. The Philly museum scene is gaining youth appeal with the […]

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Two Hidden Cézanne Sketches Found at the Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation is known for their collection of impressionist and early modern artwork, including 69 pieces of work by Cézanne. Well, now make that […]

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Barnes Foundation Names New Director

The Barnes Foundation has named its new director. Thom Collins comes here from Miami, where he was director of the Perez Art Museum Miami. Collins […]

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Our Guide to Culture-Savvy Gift-Giving in Philadelphia

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THE ONE: Curator Avis Berman on William Glackens’s Family Group

Writer and art historian Avis Berman is the curator of The Barnes Foundation‘s latest exhibit, “William Glackens.”  William Glackens was a Philadelphia-born painter and friend of […]

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10 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: Tig Notaro Live, First Friday, A New Barnes Exhibit, First Person Arts Festival and More

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DO THIS: Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation has announced a new event, Friday Nights at The Barnes, a swanky way to kick off your weekend. From now through September 19th, […]

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Barnes Architects and “Skyspace” Artist to Receive National Medal of Arts

Newsworks reports that President Obama will award the National Medal of Arts to Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, architects of the new Barnes Foundation (as […]