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Barnes Foundation Group Package

"The Art of Opera"

Indulge your passion for art and music with a custom group package that includes the world premiere of Woman with Eyes Closed, a new opera inspired by the true story of an art heist in Rotterdam, and an exclusive tour of the renowned Barnes collection. Experience the power of art during Opera Philadelphia’s “increasingly essential” Festival O20 (The New Yorker).

Packages start at $91 per person with a group of 10 or more:

  • Witness the next world premiere by Pulitzer prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon
  • Explore the legendary Barnes Foundation with a private group tour
  • Enhance your experience with lunch at the Barnes, a campus tour, and more
  • Itineraries available September 17, 19, 24, and 26, 2020

For more information about this special group offer, contact Steven Humes, Manager of Audience Development, at 215.893.5903 or email [email protected].

Woman with Eyes Closed

Woman with Eyes Closed

This world premiere from award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon (Cold Mountain) and librettist, Jerre Dye, delves into cycles of family trauma and the value of art.

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The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation 

The Barnes is home to one of the world’s greatest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and Early Modernist paintings, including masterpieces by Monet, Matisse, Picasso, and Gauguin, artists associated with the plot of Woman with Eyes Closed.

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Lunch at The Barnes

Lunch at The Barnes

The Frances M. Maguire Garden Pavilion is the ideal venue for groups of all sizes. This private room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook our garden courtyard. Groups may enjoy two- or three-course meals or boxed lunches. Vouchers are also available, redeemable at our two on-site cafés.

The Perelman Theater
The Perelman Theater Credit: Dominic M. Mercier

Thursday Sample Itinerary* (September 17 & 24)

2:30 p.m.

Arrival at The Barnes Foundation

3:00 p.m.

Private docent-led tour of the Barnes collection with self-guided access

4:35 p.m.

Departure from The Barnes Foundation (transportation assistance available)

5:00 p.m.

Dinner on Own

6:00 p.m.

Opera Overtures pre-performance introduction to Woman with Eyes Closed 

7:00 p.m.

Woman with Eyes Closed performance in the Perelman Theater

8:30 p.m.

Departure from Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday Sample Itinerary (September 19 & 26)

10:00 a.m.

Arrival at The Barnes Foundation

10:30 a.m.

Private docent-led tour of the Barnes collection with self-guided access

12:00 p.m.

Lunch at The Garden Restaurant in The Barnes

12:35 p.m.

Departure from The Barnes Foundation (transportation assistance available)

1:00 p.m.

Opera Overtures pre-performance introduction to Woman with Eyes Closed 

2:00 p.m.

Woman with Eyes Closed performance in the Perelman Theater

3:30 p.m.

Departure from Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

*Full- and half-day itineraries available around Thursday performances of Woman with Eyes Closed

 

Reservation Policies & Procedures

After making your reservation, you will receive a Group Sales Agreement.  The agreement needs to be returned to us within one week with a non-refundable deposit equivalent to 20% of total reservation. Check or Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) payment accepted.

The final payment is due four weeks prior to the performance. Changes to the original reservation can be made up until the final payment is received. Once the final payment has been made, there are no refunds or exchanges.

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