Scotch Plains Fanwood Arts Association


Local Excursions

From time to time the association arranges a local excursion to explore exhibits and other points of interest to enrich and foster a fellowship among its members. Excursions may be related to other association activities such as further exploring techniques observed at demonstrations, or related to books read and discussed in the Book Club.

On Friday, March 27th, the Scotch Plains Fanwood Arts Association will sponsor a trip to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia. SPFAA members and guests will leave by bus from Brookside Park in Scotch Plains, at 9:00 AM, returning by 5:00 PM.


The Barnes collection is the greatest private collection of post-impressionist and early-modern art. Explore more than 3,000 masterpieces, including 180 Renoirs, 68 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 16 Modigli­anis, and 7 Van Goghs, plus textiles, metalwork, decorative objects, African sculpture, Native American ceramics and jewelry, and Pennsylvania German furniture.

Date: Friday, March 27 2015

Cost: $35 per person (covers cost of transportation from Scotch Plains/Fanwood to the museum and back) - Entrance to the museum is $20 Adults.

If you are interested in attending, click on the link below and fill out the form. Payment in full must be received by March 2, 2015. The association reserves the right to cancel in the event of insufficient participation at which time any payments received will be refunded.


Left Illustration:

Giorgio de Chirico, “Dr. Albert C Barnes” 1926

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