From To
Find an Event
  • Today
  • Tomorrow
  • This Weekend
  • Funsavers
  • LGBTQ
    • cookie 2 photo credit pink melon media

    Barnes Takeover: Cookie Diorio

    The Barnes Foundation

    Where:
    2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
    When:
    • Thursday June 13th 2019, 8:00pm to 10:00pm
    Our third and final Takeover of 2019 features a performance by drag songstress Cookie Diorio. Join us for her artistic interpretation of the collection before heading into the galleries.

    A classically trained vocalist and songwriter, Cookie will give a performance inspired by Dr. Barnes’s one-of-a-kind ensembles—the unconventional wall displays that combine paintings and objects from different cultures and time periods. “It is art made of art,” Cookie says. “It is a quintessential example of meta.” Following Dr. Barnes’s model, she will present “Out of the Oven, Into The Barnes,” featuring short scenes held together by songs from her repertoire, before sending you into the collection to reexamine the ensembles.

    Find out if she can change the way you see the Barnes, and don't miss our other Takeovers in this series, featuring Sattriya Dance Company on April 20 and performance artist Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews on May 18.
    TICKETS
    $10 - $12
    CONTACT
    The Barnes Foundation
    2152787000

    If you sign up for Funsavers, we will not share or sell your email address with anyone, in keeping with our User Agreement & Privacy Policy. Funsavers is administered by a non-profit organization, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, and all proceeds directly benefit the cultural community.

    General

    Title

    More Info