This Sunday, March 2, The Barnes Foundation opens its doors to visitors for free, courtesy of PECO. (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)
Whether you’re an avid museum-goer or a cultural novice, there’s no better time to visit one of Philly’s top arts attractions than this Sunday, March 2.
From 10 a.m.-6 p.m., the Barnes Foundation welcomes visitors with complimentary access to its galleries during Free First Sundays, thanks to generous support from PECO.
Throughout the day, the Foundation will offer an eclectic program of events themed around fiber arts, including:
• 1:15-2 p.m.: A discussion of The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers (as part of One Book, One Philadelphia)
• 2-3 p.m.: A performance from the String Theory Performance Art School
• 3:45-5 p.m.: A reinterpretation and discussion of The Yellow Birds from Philly theater group The Renegade Company
Advance reservations are not available for Free First Sundays, but participants can get their tickets beginning at 9 a.m. on March 2. Admission is available on a first come, first served basis, and each patron can receive a maximum of two adult and two children’s tickets.
Free First Sunday at the Barnes Foundation
When: Sunday, March 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
More info: www.barnesfoundation.org