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The Barnes-de Mazia Certificate Program
Art in Context / Understanding Materials and Techniques / The Barnes Method

The Barnes-de Mazia Certificate Program

Ongoing

This special track offers an immersion in the Barnes method and an introduction to other interpretive approaches.

#SeeingtheBarnes: <br>Community Stories
event

#SeeingtheBarnes:
Community Stories

Monday, October 1 – Friday, July 31
READ Praxis
event

READ Praxis

A one-of-a-kind professional development program
#BarnesRollCall: Live Talks with Artists and Performers
Free / Talks & Tours / Performance / Online

#BarnesRollCall: Live Talks with Artists and Performers

Thursday, July 16, 4 – 4:30pm

We can't gather at the Barnes right now, so we're bringing live performances and conversations to you on Instagram!

Barnes from Home: Spotify Playlist
Free / Music / Online

Barnes from Home: Spotify Playlist

Ongoing

Until you can see your favorite paintings in person, enjoy staff-selected songs that bring masterpieces to mind.

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time
Free / Family / Online

Barnes from Home: Family Art Time

Ongoing

Introducing at-home activity sheets. Kids and their adults can create art and learn from artists and objects in the Barnes collection.

Online Class: Garden of Earthly Delights: Art and Nature
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Garden of Earthly Delights: Art and Nature

Mondays, July 6–27, 1 – 2:30pm*

Discover roles nature has played in the history of art, from subject and symbol to medium and concept.

Online Class: Impressionism: Rebellion & Rivalry
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Impressionism: Rebellion & Rivalry

Tuesdays, July 7–28, 1 – 2:30pm*
(includes discussion session on Wednesdays)

Explore how the impressionists overturned the rules for painting laid out by the French academy and how the style was received by their contemporaries.

Online Class: Medieval Art in the Barnes Collection
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Medieval Art in the Barnes Collection

Thursdays, July 9–30, 1 – 2:30pm*

Study some of the under-explored treasures of the collection, including paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.

Coffee with Cuttoli: Networking for Women Leaders
event

Coffee with Cuttoli: Networking for Women Leaders

Thursday, July 23, 8 – 9:30am
Online Class: Decadence Through the Ages
Art in Context / Online

Online Class: Decadence Through the Ages

Thursdays, August 6–27, 1 – 2:30pm*

In this team-taught course, we trace the visual representations of spectacles of excess throughout art history.

2020 Barnes Art Ball
Nightlife / Social

2020 Barnes Art Ball

Friday, October 16

Join us this fall for a celebration the creative voice within us all, inspired by the landmark exhibition Elijah Pierce’s America.

Horticulture Certificate Program
Horticulture

Horticulture Certificate Program

Ongoing

Our three-year certificate program covers horticultural science, methods, and design.

Lecture & Book Signing: Jed Perl on Alexander Calder
Talks & Tours

Lecture & Book Signing: Jed Perl on Alexander Calder

Saturday, November 7, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Author and art critic Jed Perl discusses his new biography, Calder: The Conquest of Space.