"The Barnes 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."
"Discover works 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."
"Pennsylvania Ballet is one of the premier ballet companies in the United
States and has been at the forefront of American dance since 1963."
"Renowned 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."