Barnes Foundation http://wrti.org en Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra: Highlighting Diversity in Classical Music http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestra-highlighting-diversity-classical-music <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now in its </span>sixth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> season, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra continues to perform classical music in a way that reflects ethnic and gender diversity among musicians. </span>WRTI's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Susan Lewis has more.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:41:15 +0000 Susan Lewis 7016 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra: Highlighting Diversity in Classical Music Philadelphia Celebrates Ellsworth Kelly http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-celebrates-ellsworth-kelly <p></p><p><a href="http://www.barnesfoundation.org/exhibitions/kelly/" target="_blank"><strong>The Barnes Foundation</strong></a> in Philadelphia is part of worldwide celebrations of a landmark birthday for one of America’s greatest living artists. WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports.</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 00:23:33 +0000 Jim Cotter 6154 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Celebrates Ellsworth Kelly The Barnes Foundation Celebrates 1st And 90th Birthdays http://wrti.org/post/barnes-foundation-celebrates-1st-and-90th-birthdays <p></p><p>This month, The Barnes Foundation is celebrating the first anniversary of its new home in Philadelphia.&nbsp; As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, the Barnes is also part of worldwide celebrations of a landmark birthday for one of America’s greatest living artists.</p><p></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5469 at http://wrti.org The Barnes Foundation Celebrates 1st And 90th Birthdays New Book On Barnes Aims To Dispel Myths http://wrti.org/post/new-book-barnes-aims-dispel-myths <p>After years of controversy about its move from Merion, and just months after the Barnes Foundation has settled into its new home in Philadelphia, a new book by former Harvard University President and current Barnes board member, Neil Rudenstein has been published,&nbsp; titled: <em><strong>The House of Barnes:&nbsp; The Man, the Collection and the Controversy. </strong></em></p><p>The book grew out of research Rudenstein did to inform his decision about whether he was prepared to join the newly expanded Barnes board prior to the move.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:48:16 +0000 Jim Cotter 4853 at http://wrti.org New Book On Barnes Aims To Dispel Myths The Barnes Foundation: The Legacy Continues in Center City, Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/barnes-foundation-legacy-continues-center-city-philadelphia <p>The extraordinary&nbsp;art collection&nbsp;created by the late&nbsp;Dr.&nbsp;Albert C. Barnes&nbsp;has moved from his&nbsp;suburban mansion&nbsp;in Merion, PA to&nbsp;the Benjamin Franklin&nbsp;Parkway in&nbsp;Philadelphia. WRTI&#39;s Susan Lewis&nbsp;looks at the role of the new&nbsp;Barnes in continuing&nbsp;the legacy of its founder.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>We hear from architect Todd Williams,&nbsp;landscape architect Laurie Olin,&nbsp;Barnes President Derek Gillman, and&nbsp;Joseph Neubauer, vice chair of the&nbsp;Barnes Foundation&#39;s Board of Trustees.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 18:30:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 3883 at http://wrti.org The Barnes Foundation: The Legacy Continues in Center City, Philadelphia The Barnes Foundation Opens In Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/barnes-foundation-opens-philadelphia <p>As the Barnes Foundation opens its new Philadelphia home, WRTI&#39;s Jim Cotter speak with Joseph Neubauer, vice chair of the Barnes&#39; Board of Trustees.</p> Sat, 19 May 2012 15:15:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 3871 at http://wrti.org The Barnes Foundation Opens In Philadelphia Pianist Nikolai Lugansky--Barnes' Pres. Derek Gillman--Georg Philipp Telemann--Phila. History Museum http://wrti.org/post/pianist-nikolai-lugansky-barnes-pres-derek-gillman-georg-philipp-telemann-phila-history-museum <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Nikolai Lugansky. The Russian pianist performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 in concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra the weekend of February 18, 2012.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Barnes Foundation President Derek Gillman as final preparations get underway on the opening of the Barnes' new home in Philadelphia.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the 18th-century German Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann, said to be the most prolific composer in music history.</p> <p>As The Philadelphia History Museum begins a phased reopening, we speak with Executive Director Charles Croce.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:52:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 3261 at http://wrti.org Pianist Nikolai Lugansky--Barnes' Pres. Derek Gillman--Georg Philipp Telemann--Phila. History Museum The Barnes Foundation's New Home http://wrti.org/post/barnes-foundations-new-home <p class="legacy-byline">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrti/local-wrti-913576.mp3</p><p class="legacy-audio-caption">WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien on their design philosophy for the Barnes Foundation's new home in Center City, Philadelphia.</p> Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:28:07 +0000 Jim Cotter 3343 at http://wrti.org Virtual Tour of Barnes Foundation's New Home--Society Hill Playhouse at 50--Artist Jamie Wyeth http://wrti.org/post/virtual-tour-barnes-foundations-new-home-society-hill-playhouse-50-artist-jamie-wyeth <p>As the Barnes Foundation begins construction on its new home on the Ben Franklin Parkway, we take a virtual tour of the new building with its creators.<br /><br /></p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles Society Hill Playhouse in Philadelphia. Founded in 1959 to showcase modern theater, it celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.<br /><br /></p> <p>And we listen back to a recent interview with the artist Jamie Wyeth. His series of paintings exploring the "Seven Deadly Sins" are now on view at the Brandywine River Museum.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:32:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2231 at http://wrti.org Virtual Tour of Barnes Foundation's New Home--Society Hill Playhouse at 50--Artist Jamie Wyeth Derek Gillman http://wrti.org/post/derek-gillman <p>This week, a conversation with Derek Gillman, the newly appointed President of the Barnes Foundation. Gillman's written a book called The Idea of Cultural Heritage. Jason Peifer examines the art craft and science of set design, and Susan Lewis takes a look at the world of fine art photography. In our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section of GoPhila.com we visit Historic Fallsington.</p> Sat, 12 Aug 2006 13:52:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1692 at http://wrti.org