March 15, 2012
Today’s the day! Public ticketing is officially live for The Barnes Foundation, opening its brand new Philadelphia campus on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway May 19.
Tickets are bookable online by the day, in half-hour time slots. You can view the gallery’s calendar to check which time slots include guided tours, if you’re interested. Barnes Opening Week is set for May 19-28, culminating with 60 hours of round-the-clock free public access over Memorial Day weekend.
And that Saturday, May 26, is actually the first day that non-member tickets are available online.
Bonus: Public tickets on May 26, 27 & 28 are FREE!
Click here to find a date and a time, and to reserve your tickets.
This is an amazing opportunity to see the world’s largest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings — including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cezannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos and 7 Van Goghs — on its opening week. For free(!!).
We can’t wait.
For more info on the new Barnes location, check out our previous coverage.
The Barnes Foundation – Opening May 19, 2012
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway