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2012-05-15 06:27:44

PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Barnes Foundation opens to the public on Saturday, May 19, 2012 (after the collection's relocation from nearby Merion, Pennsylvania), the already-compelling cultural district along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia will become the focus of the art world, and a new interactive website, visitphilly.com/withart, is launching on May 15 to help visitors curate their own plentiful art experiences. (Photo:...

2011-06-28 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barnes Foundation today announced that its capital campaign has passed $200 million. In addition to exceeding its original fundraising target the Barnes reports extraordinary growth in its membership from 400 in July 2009 to more than 10,000 today. This 2500 percent increase, which continues to grow, places the Barnes membership program among the largest of similar institutions. "We are deeply grateful to the many donors whose...