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November 7, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Debuts William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Philadelphia-born painter William Glackens (1870-1938) remains regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, yet a comprehensive survey of his immense body of work had not been shown since 1966. Now, The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has remedied that habit of sparse Glackens showings with a sweeping […]

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November 7, 2014

Weekend Picks: First Friday In Philadelphia, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Opening Weekend Of William Glackens at The Barnes, Craft Beer Express, First Person Arts Festival, PMA Contemporary Craft Show And More

Happy First Friday, Philadelphia! This weekend is chock full of fall festivities of all sort, including First Friday art parties, the Craft Beer Express, opening weekend for William Glackens at The Barnes, the Art Star Craft Bazaar and so much more. Neighborhoods like Old City, Fishtown and museums like The Barnes and the Philadelphia Museum […]

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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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November 4, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates First Friday And Its New William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudevillian Party On Friday, November 7

The Barnes Foundation hosts a two-in-one vaudevillian bash this Friday, November 7 as it celebrates First Friday and the grand opening of its William Glackens exhibition. Guests of the vaudeville-themed First Friday celebrations will receive first access to the exhibition, which officially opens on Saturday, November 8. The exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 24, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Presents William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

Any day of the year, a visit to The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway involves an awe-inspiring permanent collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This fall and winter, in addition to the remarkable collection, visitors to […]

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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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September 18, 2014

Last Chance: The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes Of Paul Cézanne Closes At The Barnes Foundation This Monday, September 22

It’s your last chance to take in the Barnes Foundation’s marquee exhibition, The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes Of Paul Cézanne. Philadelphia is this special exhibition’s only United States stop (!), making for even more of a reason to purchase your tickets right now. The exhibition features 16 still lifes from the Barnes […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month With Parades, Festivals, Exhibitions And More, September 15-October 15

Fun, food, arts and cultural activities highlight this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month in Philadelphia, which runs from Monday, September 15 through Wednesday, October 15. Celebrate the varied Hispanic cultures that make up the City of Brotherly Love with fiestas, shows, parades, exhibitions, foodie events and more. Chocolate lovers can barter cacao seeds in an Aztec […]

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September 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For September 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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