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The Barnes Foundation showcases late 19th and early 20th century European paintings, including works by Cézanne, Rousseau, van Gogh, Picasso & Monet. The collection also includes ancient Egyptian, Greek & Roman art, Native American pieces & African sculptures. The Foundation is located on a 12-acre arboretum that features rare plants from around the world. Reservations must be made in advance for gallery tours. Limited docent-led group tours without reservations are also available on weekends. KIDBIT: ARTime, ArtKIds and ArtSee family programs are age-appropriate approaches to the displays.
FAMILY MUST-SEES: Artwork from different time periods, cultures and movements are paired in themed “ensembles.” Notable family faves: Room #11’s East Ensemble of imaginative shapes anchored by metal and iron pieces and Joan Miró’s Group of Women; Room #14’s North Ensemble of bird-themed works of art (count how many 2-D and 3-D birds you can find!); and Room #20’s South Ensemble, featuring the intricately carved, two-faced Yaure Mask.
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