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The Barnes Foundation


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2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events | Corporate Social Events | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreats
  • Outdoor spaces at nightOutdoor spaces at night
  • Cocktails in The CourtCocktails in The Court
  • Dinner on The TerraceDinner on The Terrace
  • Reception and Dinner in The CourtReception and Dinner in The Court
  • Entertainment at The BarnesEntertainment at The Barnes
  • Dining in the Lower LobbyDining in the Lower Lobby
  • Private Dining in the Seminar RoomPrivate Dining in the Seminar Room
  • Intimate Dinner overlooking The GardensIntimate Dinner overlooking The Gardens
  • 150-seat Multimedia Auditorium150-seat Multimedia Auditorium
  • Stunning gardens and reflecting poolsStunning gardens and reflecting pools


About The Barnes Foundation

With a breathtaking combination of legendary art and modern architecture, the Barnes Foundation’s award-winning venue creates the perfect setting for unparalleled event experiences. Located on the iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the heart of the museum district, the Barnes offers a wide array of versatile spaces ideal for hosting capacities of 30 to 800. Our accessible downtown facility provides a dramatic backdrop for formal receptions, dinners, and cocktail parties. With exclusive access to our galleries and special exhibitions, guests will have the added benefit of touring our world-renowned collection of post-impressionist and early modern art.
Discover the premier event venue at the Barnes: a central indoor-outdoor court and terrace encompassing 12,500 square feet. The magnificent indoor court is covered by a soaring glass canopy that allows natural light by day and dramatic illumination by night. The outdoor terrace includes a fireplace and is framed by the seasonal beauty of the surrounding Parkway landscape.
Whether you seek a grand entertainment venue or an intimate setting for a garden party, our events staff and catering team will work with you to create a singularly spectacular event your guests will never forget.

Philadelphia; Atlantic City - 1 hour; New York - 1.5 hours; Washington, DC - 2 hours

Philadelphia International (PHL) - 20 minutes

Taxi | Bus | Metro | Train

Constellation Culinary delivers inventive cuisine, artful presentation, and unparalleled service to create events that surpass all expectation. Every event and menu is customized to ensure an individualized experience that fulfills each planner's vision, whether it be for a sophisticated social gathering, noteworthy corporate event or distinctive non-profit fundraising gala. Characterized by bold, flavorful fare made with locally-sourced ingredients, served with choreographed precision, Constellation Culinary presents flawless events with a dedicated team of onsite professionals.

Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

A/V Tech Staff
ADA Accessible
LCD Projectors
Projector Screen

800 Attendees

7 Spaces

150 seat auditorium with state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities. Multi-purpose seminar rooms with large flat screen monitors.



Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

Alcohol ConsumptionYES

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