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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

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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

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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

Benedict Leca of the  Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario and Judith Dolkart of the Barnes, with one of many Cézanne paintings featuring human skulls.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Cézanne, Showcased at the Barnes

Apples and human skulls (!) are featured in the still lifes of Paul Cézanne, in a new exhibition opening June 22nd at the Barnes Foundation.

06/15/2014

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Barnes Arboretum Now Open Weekends

Two years ago the artwork of the Barnes Foundation moved down to the Parkway, but the Arboretum – still in Merion and well-worth visiting – is now open weekends through August.

05/06/2014

(A docent instructs Philadelphia students using part of the Barnes Foundation's extraordinary collection.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Drug Firm Glaxo Underwrites Art Training Programs For Phila. Schoolkids

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.

04/23/2014

Pedagogy BoyBoy 2003 by Yinka Shonibare. (Credit - Photograph 2012 The Barnes Foundation.)

Yinka Shonibare’s ‘Magic Ladders’ At The Barnes

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.

01/25/2014

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Grow Your Gardening Knowledge At The Barnes

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.

01/13/2014

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Kidcasting From the Barnes Foundation’s Family Concert

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Barnes Foundation’s First Family Concernt in Philadelphia on October 27th, 2013.    

10/28/2013

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Plant Sales Just In Time For Mother’s Day

Most gardeners find it hard to resist stopping in at special plant sales, like two this weekend in the Philadelphia area.

05/06/2013

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Eye On The Arts: Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

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.

05/02/2013

(Artitst Ellsworth Kelly and museum curator Judith Dolkart stand in front of his "Sculpture for a Large Wall."  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Barnes Museum Brings In a New Artist, Contemporary Albeit Temporary

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.

04/30/2013

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