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Eye-Catching Accessories Inspired by the Barnes Foundation’s Latest Exhibition

Any visit to the Barnes Foundation should include a stop at its gift shop, where merchandise manager Tia Bianchini curates collections inspired by the institution’s […]

Life & Style

Iconic Philly Jeweler Steven Lagos’s Three Favorite Artists at the Barnes 

“Every time I come, I get chills.” Steven Lagos, dressed in head-to-toe-black as usual, was visiting the Barnes Foundation to reflect on his artistic inspiration […]

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This Couple Wore Indian Attire and Casual Fall Looks for Their Barnes Foundation Engagement Photo Shoot

When it came time to choosing the location for their engagement photo shoot, this DC couple with a Philly past knew a few things were […]

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School District Board Says It Can’t Remove Embattled Official Christine Alonso

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Interboro School District Board Says It Can’t […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Butterflies Dominated The Decor at This Pretty Barnes Foundation Wedding

Curious how to take your garden wedding to the next level? Bring it to life with butterflies, like this Philly bride and groom did at […]

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Your Guide to Science, History, and Art Museums Around Philadelphia

In an increasingly hyper-interactive world, the very notion of a museum seems rather quaint: the hushed environment, the quiet contemplation of artifacts and art, the […]

City Life

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, […]

City Life

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]