Upcoming Events at BNI

Lifeguard Course

A Lifeguard Course is being offered at the Barber National Institute Pool.  The course is offered on Saturdays and Sundays in May with a cost of $210.00
Only 10 participants are accepted.
Contact Mary Adams at 878-4071 or at maryadams@barberinstitute.org to apply or for more information.



2014 Shillelagh Golf Tournament

2014 Shillelagh

The 2014 Shillelagh Gold Tournament will be held on Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at the Riverside Golf Course in Cambridge Springs, PA.  Proceeds from this year's Shillelagh Golf Tournament will be used to support the Bright Beginning Program at the Barber National Institute.  


2014 Shillelagh Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament 2014

The Barber National Institute and Chairwoman Renee Finnecy cordially invite you to attend a garden party - Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Barber National Institute.  Enjoy a luncheon served by the Ambassador Center, raffles, botique shopping, style shows and more!



2014 Barber Beast on the Bay

Beast 2014

Are you ready to slay the Beast?  Saturday, September 6, 2014 will bring a new course with more variety, new obstacles and mixed terrain. We heard your feedback and our team is working right now to bring you a more challenging and exciting obstacle course so start training and get ready to Beat the Beast in 2014!  




Recent Past Events

2014 Art Show

2014 Art Show

Many came out to "Celebrate the Possibilities" at the 7th annual Art Show & Sale at the Barber National Institute that was held April 11th - April 14th, 2014.  This community event featured the artistic achievements of youth, adult amateur and adult professional artists from throughout the region.  

Awards were presented in the categories of youth, adult amateur and adult professional artists, as well as in separate categories for photography.



Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Workshop

Teaching arts to student

ArtsErie and the Barber National Institut partnered with VSA/PA to provide a one-hour workshop on January 8th at 10 a.m. for arts and cultural organizations and artists interested in learning how to prepare an environment for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Simple modifications to communications and physical space can be made to welcome this population to your venue.

To view the presentation presented, please visit http://www.scribd.com/doc/199598562/Making-the-Arts-Autism-Friendly


2013 Christmas Ball

Xmas Ball

The 49th annual Christmas Ball took place on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at the Bayfront Convention Center.  Attendees danced the night away from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and live music was played by Park Place from Cleveland, OH.