Programs: Calendar May 2016


Tuesday Premier Tours

An intimate 90-minute tour with a specially trained docent on a day the collection is closed to the public. Includes private access to the Barnes Shop.

Artists of Montparnasse: Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Soutine, and Rousseau
Discover the artists who lived and worked in this Parisian Left Bank neighborhood in the early 20th century. The melting pot of French and international artists in Montparnasse transformed modern art.

A Closer Look
Gain insight into masterpieces in the collection, spend time analyzing the Barnes’s ensemble arrangements, and learn about the educational beginnings of the Foundation.

Tuesday, May 3
4–5:30 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 $60; members $30

Reserve online or call 215.278.7200.


Stressed Out! Using Botanicals as Phytotherapy

Instructor: Dr. Anne Bower, ecologist and medical herbal specialist, Philadelphia University

Learn how to make herbal home remedies for stress relief and relaxation, including teas, decoctions, poultices, and aromatherapy that use calming herbs like chamomile, lavender, lemon balm, licorice root, and peppermint.

Friday, May 6
1:30–3:30 pm Barnes Arboretum, 300 N. Latch’s Lane, Merion, PA 19066 $30; members $27

Register online or call 215.278.7200.

First Friday! Asia Fantasia