A new home for the Barnes collection


    Hour 2

    On May 19th the Barnes Foundation art collection will unveil its new Philadelphia home, as the famous collection of art has been meticulously moved, rooms re-created and paintings hung the same way they were viewed in their original setting in Merion, Pennsylvania. Marty was able to tour the new building and grounds recently and will talk to the creative team responsible for designing the new galleries and grounds on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: TOD WILLIAMS and BILLIE TSIEN of Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects and LAURIE OLIN, founder and partner of the Philadelphia landscape design firm, The OLIN Studio.

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