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THE BARNES FOUNDATION 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 a superb collection of Impressionist, post-Impressionist and earlyModern paintings, as well extensive collections ranging from African sculpture to antiquities from Europe and Asia. The Barnes’ original home in a nearby suburb is home to the Barnes Arboretum and horticulture program. This month: “Live and Life Will Give You Pictures: Masterworks of French Photography, 1890-1950,” through Jan. 9. Tickets: $10-25. Open W-M 10 am-5 pm. www.barnesfoundation.org. 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.278.7200. INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART On the University of Pennsylvania campus, this modern museum features cutting-edge exhibits of contemporary and provocative visual art, plus artist talks, lectures, films and tours. This month: “The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now,” and “Endless Shout,” through March 19. Free. Open W 11 am-8 pm, Th-F 11 am- 6 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-5 pm. www.icaphila.org. 118 S. 36th St., 215.898.7108. of Impressionism? Disruption & Innovation in Art,” Nov. 12-Feb. 26; “Jonathan Hertzel: When Sparks Fly,” through Dec. 31; “Shifting the Limits: Robert Engman’s Structural Sculpture,” through Feb. 5. Tickets: $8-18. Open Tu-F 10 am- 4:30 pm, Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www. michenermuseum.org. 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA, 215.340.9800. PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS This National Historic Landmark houses America’s first art museum and art school, as well as one of the world’s largest collections of American art, including works by Charles Willson Peale, Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, and Maxfield Parrish. This month: “World War I and American Art,” Nov. 4-April 9; “Fernando Orellana: His Study of Life,” through Nov. 6; “Cassils,” Nov. 19-March 5; “Dot, Dash, Dissolve: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection” and “Ben Volta: Pattern Process,” through Nov. 20; “Thomas Eakins: Photographer,” through Jan. 29. Tickets: $8-15. Open Tu, Th-F 10 am-5 pm, W 10 am-9 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-5 pm. www.pafa.org. 118-128 N. Broad St., 215.972.7600. PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART “Art After 5” with live music and cocktails. This month: “Classical Splendor: Painted Furniture for a Grand Philadelphia House,” through Jan. 1; “Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies, I through VII,” and “Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950,” through Jan. 8. Tickets (grants access for two consecutive days to the main building, Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum, and Historic Houses Mt Pleasant and Cedar Grove): $14-20, $18 seniors. Complimentary shuttle available between main building, Perelman buildings, and Rodin Museum. Pay what you wish on first Sunday of month and every Wednesday after 5 pm. Open Tu, Th and Sa-Su 10 am-5 pm; W and F 10 am-8:45 pm. www. philamuseum.org. 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., 215.763.8100.