Newly Discovered Cézanne Works Go on Temporary Display Friday at Barnes MuseumThe two sketches, on the backs of other works by the French master, were discovered when backing paper was peeled away during conservation efforts.
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.
Kidcasting From the Barnes Foundation's Family Concert
Parkway Museums Anticipate Drop In Attendance During Made In America ConcertAs "Made in America" is set to bring thousands to the Parkway over the holiday weekend, Gail Harrity, CEO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has a simple message: the museum is open for business.
Barnes Museum Admission Goes Up But Bonus Audio Tour AddedThe Barnes Foundation has decided to change its ticket package and pricing structure, by including audio guide devices for each visitor.
Positively Philadelphia: More Unique Local Holiday Gift IdeasIf you're looking for unique holiday gifts for someone special, take a peek at what our local museum gift shops have to offer.
City Begins Enforcement Of Ban On Outdoor Feeding ProgramsThe law banning all outdoor feedings of large numbers of people on City parkland took effect on Friday.
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.
Rays of Light Shine Into the Barnes Museum at Its New Philadelphia LocationIn advance of the building dedication ceremony later this week, the Barnes Foundation offered reporters and photographers a sneak peek at the collection in its new Philadelphia home, to get a feel for the experience.
Philadelphia’s New Jewel: The Barnes, Part 3"If you think of it (the Merion campus) as a work of art, and sort of think of the paintings as jewels and the gardens as the setting, what's happened now is that these jewels have been removed from its setting," says Jay Raymond about the move to Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s New Jewel: The Barnes, Part 2Laurie Olin, who led the design of the new museum’s landscape on the 4½-acre downtown site, says he was mindful of the mandate to make the new place both an institution within a garden and a garden in a gallery.
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.
Ban On Feeding Homeless Along Ben Franklin Parkway DelayedTwo months after Mayor Michael Nutter announced a ban on public feeding of the homeless on the Ben Franklin Parkway, the new policy has yet to take effect.
Homeless React To Proposed Ban On Feeding Along Ben Franklin ParkwayMany homeless who take advantage of the generosity of volunteers feeding them along the parkway say the ban is all about the money.