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Our Mission

Purchases from support the educational mission of The Barnes Foundation, which is to promote "the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts and horticulture."

Angelo Pinto. Photograph. Albert C. Barnes with "Door (anuan)" (A238), c. 1946. Photograph Collection, Barnes Foundation Archives, Philadelphia, PA. Reprinted with permission.Our founder, Dr. Albert C. Barnes (pictured at left, in 1946), believed that art had the power to improve minds and transform lives. Our diverse educational programs are based on his teachings and one-of-a-kind collections—both his art holdings and the rare trees, flowers, and other plants at the Barnes Arboretum.

Member Discounts

Members receive discounts on every purchase from the Barnes Shop. To join, call Member Services at 215-278-7200. You may also join or renew online. No ticket for the collection is necessary in order to visit the shop.

Returns and Exchanges

We want you to be delighted with your purchase or gift from the Barnes Shop. If for some reason you are less than completely satisfied, please let us know. We will gladly accept returns for refund if the item is in like-new condition within 30 days of purchase, with the original receipt or order number. If you would like to exchange an item, we can do that too. Prints ordered from our Custom Print Program have a different return and exchange policy, which can be found here.