Barnes Foundation

emerson photo
Collection of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg.
Steve Tawa
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A collection of photographs, taken during the same years in the mid-1800's during which the Impressionist painters were using their brushes on canvas, are in the rotating gallery at the Barnes Foundation. Called "From Today, Painting Is Dead," it's on view Sunday,...
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Museum Shop Sunday
Courtesy of the Barnes Foundation
Ian Bush
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For people who are not all "shopped out" after Friday's bargain bonanza, Sunday brings a special event at some stores that many might not have considered on their holiday lists. Gift shops at Philadelphia museums carry a lot of unique items — and most of the time, a...
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Berthe Morisot. Reading (The Green Umbrella), 1873. Oil on fabric, Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the Hanna Fund, 1950.89.
© Cleveland Museum of Art
Steve Tawa
October 17, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. debut of a new exhibition at the Barnes Foundation explores the work of a woman among the men who were part of the founders of the Impressionist movement of the late 1800s. While the paintings by Berthe Morisot were widely acclaimed during her lifetime in the...
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Barnes Foundation
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Justin Udo
October 05, 2018 - 7:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a party next to the Ben Franklin Parkway, as one of Philadelphia's more popular institutions hosts a block party with a unique twist. People will be able to see a mural like they never have before. Food trucks, a pop-up beer garden, and even a live art exhibit...
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"Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny" mural
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Justin Udo
October 01, 2018 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Barnes on the Block is back again, this year with food trucks, dancing, a beer garden, plus a new visual art experience by Mural Arts Philadelphia. Along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday at 20th and Callowhill streets, the pay-as-you-go block party from 4 to 8...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Lynne Adkins
July 03, 2018 - 7:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you hate paying full price, two local art museums have a deal for you. The Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are offering a combination ticket this summer. For $40, you can visit both museums, which will save you a total of $10. Regular adult...
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Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 03, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At the Barnes Foundation along Museum Row on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, home to the world's largest collection of Renoir paintings, the artist's son is the focus of a new exhibition. A visitor becomes immersed in the artistic exchanges between the renowned...
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