Thousands of economically disadvantaged Philadelphia students will be able to explore and develop an appreciation for art at the Barnes Foundation, thanks to an endowment gift from the global pharmacuetical giant.
The Barnes Foundation brings British artist Yinka Shonibare and his exhibit, “Magic Ladders,” to Philadelphia for a three month showing, starting with a kickoff party and meet-and-greet with the artist on January 24th.
Since gardeners aren’t so busy in winter, it’s a good time to take a class, and the Arboretum School of the Barnes Foundation offers a variety of classes and workshops.
Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Barnes Foundation’s First Family Concernt in Philadelphia on October 27th, 2013.
Most gardeners find it hard to resist stopping in at special plant sales, like two this weekend in the Philadelphia area.
Kelly is an abstract artist who came to see the installation of his wall sculptures, which are on exhibit at the Barnes Foundation this summer.
Beginning May 4th and running though Labor Day, the Barnes will host its first solo exhibit of contemporary art, and the first outside show in 90 years.
The Arboretum School of the Barnes Foundation is where I went to learn more about horticulture – and you can too.
Critics of the move from Merion to Museum Row say they should have a permanent display about Barnes and his work.
For the first time ever, the Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will collaborate on a production which will be presented in 2014.
Deputy Mayor for environmental and community resources Michael DiBerardinis says recent improvements have been remarkable, including $20 million in streetscape improvements, the new Barnes Foundation, the renovated Rodin Museum, Sister Cities Park and the restored Logan Square.
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation has made a list of the five biggest weekends of 2012.
Just two months before the Barnes Foundation moved into its new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the city passed a law banning curbside feedings. The move sparked immediate controversy.
If you’re looking for unique holiday gifts for someone special, take a peek at what our local museum gift shops have to offer.
While art museums and classes can be pricey ventures, the best ways to appreciate and participate in artistic expression in Philadelphia are often free activities.