School Programs

School Programs

A school group at the Barnes Foundation
Ryan Donnell Photography

Whether you come to the Barnes or the Barnes comes to you, these programs nourish your students’ imagination and serve your curricular goals.

Gallery Lessons

Whether you come to the Barnes or the Barnes comes to you, these programs nourish your students’ imaginations and serve your curricular goals. Learn more

School District of Philadelphia programs

A series of engaging multi-visit programs are available for district students in kindergarten through grade 8 that encourage art appreciation and reinforce other core curriculum at no cost to schools. Learn more

Look! Reflect! Connect!

A PNC Grow Up Great Initiative for underserved children in pre-kindergarten and their teachers, encourages visual arts understanding and provides pathways for participants to develop personal relationships with art.  Learn more

smART Fund

The Barnes Foundation smART Fund for Education, established by GSK, is an endowment that provides generous annual support for K-8 education outreach programs in the School District of Philadelphia. Learn more

K-12 Visit Requests

Request a visit for your K-12 group online.


Teacher Resources

Teachers and educators, learn more about how you can enhance your skills as an arts and humanities educator at the Barnes.