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Cezanne sketches on display at the Barnes Foundation. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Barnes Foundation Discovers Hidden Sketches On Back Of Cezanne Pieces

The newly discovered unfinished pieces – one graphite and one watercolor – reveal Paul Cezanne got a better deal than he thought.

02/23/2015

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Two Cezanne Sketches Found On Reverse Sides Of Barnes Works

The Barnes Foundation says it has discovered two unfinished sketches on the reverse side of two watercolors by Cezanne — and officials say even collector Albert Barnes was probably unaware of their existence.

02/21/2015

New Executive Director and President of the Barnes Foundation Thom Collins will take over in March, after a national search by its Board of Trustees. (Credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

Meet The Next Director Of The Barnes Foundation, Thom Collins

Thom Collins is described by the search committee as ‘a national leader in the visual arts, and is recognized for his expertise and breadth of knowledge in education and art history.’

01/08/2015

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Take A Gardening Class At The Barnes

If you made a New Year’s resolution or are just looking for something to do, why not take a class or two to learn more about gardening?

01/06/2015

(Holly Ricciardi, owner of Magpie.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 7

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/07/2014

(Exhibit curator Avis Berman, in orange blouse, describes some of the works in the current Glackens show at the Barnes.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Museum Showcases Works of William Glackens, Albert Barnes’ Friend and Art Mentor

A lifelong friend of Dr. Albert Barnes is having his own moment in the limelight at the Barnes Foundation, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

11/04/2014

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 10

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/10/2014

(Bartram’s Garden, in Southwest Philadelphia.  Credit: KYW's John McDevitt)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 12

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

09/12/2014

(Photo by Ian Bush)

Barnes Art Foundation Offers Free Virtual Art Game App For Kids

“It’s fun,” said 13-year-old Zack as he used the iPad app to move through the Barnes galleries and jump, via his custom avatar, into a virtual copy of Giorgio de Chirico’s The Arrival.

09/03/2014

Paul Cézanne, The Kitchen Table (La table de cuisine), 1888–90, oil on canvas. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, RF 2819 (“Photograph © 2012 The Barnes Foundation.”)

Barnes Foundation To Exhibit 21 Of Cézanne’s Still Lifes

The Barnes Foundation has gathered 21 of Cézanne’s still lifes, from its own collection and from museums all over the world, in an exhibit titled “The World Is an Apple.”

08/16/2014

Top Philadelphia Democrats will be pulling out the stops as they try to convince national party officials to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention right here. (credit: Mike Dunn/KYW)

Philadelphia Gets Two Days With Democratic National Committee To Seal The Deal On 2016 Convention

Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.

08/12/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 5

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

08/05/2014

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Top Upcoming Art Exhibits In Philadelphia

To quench your thirst for art this summer and fall, you should make some time to venture out to see some of the best art exhibits in the city before they’re gone.

08/04/2014

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Visit Barnes Arboretum Medicinal Garden

With just a glance at the tags, see how all kinds of plants have been used around the world across the centuries to treat a myriad of maladies.

07/21/2014

(Adam Garber of Penn Environment is joined by Peg Zminda of the Barnes Foundation and Alex Dues of the city's Office of Sustainability in front of a Tesla electric car at a charging station in the Barnes' parking lot.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Electric Vehicles Making Inroads, Area Environmental Group Notes

An electric car charging station in the parking lot of the Barnes Foundation served as a backdrop for Penn Environment’s release of a report on the impact electric vehicles are having on the environment.

06/24/2014

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