The Barnes Foundation
Feast Your Eyes on Priceless Impressionist Art
Don’t be fooled by the sleek modern exterior. Housed inside is one of the world’s largest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Early Modern paintings. The collection includes more paintings by Renoir than anywhere else in the world, and more works by Cézanne than in all the museums of Paris. Add paintings by Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso, and it’s clear—this is an extraordinary collection. Allow 2-3 hours to visit the galleries. Advance reservations are recommended and can be purchased online, where helpful visitor guidelines are also posted. (For example, photography is not permitted in the galleries). On the first Sunday of every month, free admission is offered. Tickets are limited and cannot be reserved in advance but are available at the museum starting at 9am.
By Sue Manuel, AFAR Local Expert
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