Programs: Calendar July 2014

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The Experiment in Education

For 90 years, the Barnes has fulfilled a mission to promote the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts. Blake Bradford, Bernard C. Watson Director of Education, discusses the history and transformative effect of education at the Barnes.

July 25, 2014
11 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $10; members free

Collection admission not included.

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

July 25, 2014
11 am–noon 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

July 26, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Arboretum photo

Arboretum Tour

Explore the Arboretum—with its 31 state champion trees and rose, lilac, peony, and fern collections—as a remarkable example of early 20th-century landscape design, and an insight into the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founders.

July 27, 2014
1–2 pm 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion

$15; members $12

Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

matisse
members only

Close Observation: Matisse in the Conservation Studio

Preview Matisse in the Barnes Foundation, the first authoritative publication on the Foundation’s 59 Matisses, and enjoy the rare opportunity to study them up close in the conservation studio.

July 29, 2014
Noon–1 pm and 6–7:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Circles $2,500 and above.

Reservations required: 215.278.7110 or kadams@barnesfoundation.org

Dancing with degas

ARTime Storytime: Dancing with Degas

By Candace Whitman

Experience the magical world of toe shoes, tutus, and elegant ballerinas on this imaginative art adventure where everyone gets to design a pair of dancing shoes!

Best for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers.

July 31, 2014
10:30–11 am & 11:30 am–noon 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free

Space is limited, reserve your free tickets online. Please select a time: 10:30 am or 11:30 am.
Collection Gallery admission is not included.