2015 Fashion Show: An Evening at the Barnes

An Evening at The Barnes
Sponsored by Century 21 Department Store

Date and time:
May 16, 2015; 8:00 pm
Seating begins at 7:30 pm

The Barnes Foundation
Annenberg Court
320 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Sponsored by Century 21 department stores, Moore College of Art & Design's Fashion Show 2015, one of the most eagerly awaited spring events, is now being held at The Barnes Foundation, which houses one of the finest Impressionist collections in the world.  The inspiration and muse for this year’s eveningwear is Amedeo Modigliani’s Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress (Jeune fille rousse en robe de soir) in the Barnes collection.  The show will also include childrenswear, menswear, swimsuits and collections along with the grand finale of eveningwear. 

The Fashion Show is always a sell out so get your tickets in advance for only $30.  Tickets at the door the night of the event are $40.   VIP tickets, including reserved, prime seats by the runway and convenient parking at the Barnes are $150 ($120 tax-deductible); tickets for reserved, prime seats by the runway are $125 ($90 tax-deductible).  $15 tickets for Moore students must be purchased in advance in person with an ID at The Art Shop at Moore prior to May 16.


Seating for those purchasing $30 tickets is on a first-come first-served basis starting at 7:30 pm. Due to space restrictions and safety issues, no strollers, carriages, carriers or any other equipment for transporting babies will be allowed in The Barnes Foundation’s Annenberg Court. 

Seating for Persons with Disabilities
Please alert Alysson Cwyk in the President’s Office 215-965-4050 or email acwyk@moore.edu to reserve seating in the floored section of the tent for guests in wheelchairs or with other physical restrictions. Due to limited space, the reserved seating area is limited to the person with the disability and one guest. Any additional members of your party should sit in the adjacent general seating area. Please arrive at 7:20 pm to be seated by college staff.

The College has made special arrangements for discount parking on Saturday, May 16 for the Fashion Show at LAZ Parking and the garage at The Kennedy House. Please visit the table where tickets are being sold in The Barnes lobby the night of the Fashion Show to pick up your discount car park coupon. Discounted parking at LAZ Parking will be $8.00 and discounted parking at The Kennedy House will be $7.00.

The LAZ Parking garage is located at 1815 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 and the entrance to the garage is on Cherry St. between 18th and 19th Sts. www.lazparking.com 

The Kennedy House is located at 1901 JFK Boulevard and the entrance to the garage is on 19th Street between Arch St and JFK Blvd. When going south on 19th Street from Moore College, 19th Street with intersect Arch Street and then halfway up the block on the right you will make a right into the parking garage. (The GPS address for the garage is 54 North 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)

In addition, The Barnes is located near several commercial parking lots. In addition, street parking may be available nearby. Click here for helpful parking tips.

Public Transportation
Public transportation stops are available within walking distance. The Barnes is immediately accessible via the SEPTA #7, #32, #38, #48, and #33 bus routes. Click here for more SEPTA travel information.

A professional photographer will be taking photos. We ask that you refrain from taking photos anywhere other than your seat in order to avoid obstructing the view of others. Prints will be available after the ceremony for purchase through our photographer’s website 4-6 weeks after the event. 

Image: Amedeo Modigliani, Italian, 1884–1920. Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress (Jeune fille rousse en robe de soir), 1918. Oil on canvas, 45 3/4 x 28 3/4 in. (116.2 x 73 cm). BF206. Photo: © 2012 The Barnes Foundation