Meet The Next Director Of The Barnes Foundation, Thom CollinsThom 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.'
Barnes Foundation Director Leaves For Drexel UniversityThe man who led the move of the Barnes Foundation from Merion to Museum Row in Philadelphia is stepping down to become a visiting professor at Drexel University.
Philadelphia’s New Jewel: The Barnes, Part 5Derek Gillman, executive director of the Barnes Foundation, says the new home includes a state-of-the-art lighting system which will enable visitors to see the art in a more natural setting.
Philadelphia’s New Jewel: The Barnes, Part 4"My assumption is that the Barnes, under the current business model, must fail," says Robert Zaller, a longtime opponent of the Barnes' move to Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's New Jewel: The Barnes, Part 1When architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien drew up plans for the new home of the $25-billion Barnes collection, they knew it had to copy the scale, proportion, and configuration of the original Merion galleries, built in the 1920s.
Opening Day For Barnes Museum in Philadelphia: Next May 19thThe opening date was announced even as a Montgomery County judge deliberates on whether the move from Merion is legal.