Arts and Culture
Foundation was established by Albert C. Barnes in 1922 to “promote the
advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and
horticulture.” The Barnes holds one of the finest collections of
Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings, with extensive works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henri Rousseau, Amedeo Modigliani, Chaim Soutine and Giorgio de Chirico, as well as American
masters Charles Demuth, William Glackens, Horace Pippin and Maurice Prendergast, Old Master paintings,
important examples of African sculpture and Native American ceramics, jewelry
and textiles, American paintings and decorative arts and antiquities from the
Mediterranean region and Asia."
Museum of Art
of art at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country. Find
beauty, enchantment, and the unexpected among artistic and architectural
achievements from the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America."
Ballet is one of the premier ballet companies in the United States and has been
at the forefront of American dance since 1963."
for its distinctive sound, desired for its keen ability to capture the hearts
and imaginations of audiences, and admired for an unrivaled legacy of “firsts”
in music-making, The Philadelphia Orchestra remains one of the preeminent
orchestras in the world."
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