Skip to content Skip to footer

Take a Class

Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes, a leader in art education for 100 years. Our classes take place online and on-site, with new courses on a diverse array of topics curated monthly. Barnes members receive a 10% discount. Online classes make great gifts.

Apply for Scholarship

Seeing Cézanne
On-Site / Art in Context

Seeing Cézanne

Tuesday, December 6, 10am – 4pm

Instructor: Leslie Bowen

Discover the Barnes
Online / On-Site / The Barnes Method

Discover the Barnes

Wednesday, December 14, 10am – 4pm

Instructors: Martha Lucy, Kaelin Jewell, William Perthes, Michael Williamson

Appropriation in Art
On-Site / Art in Context

Appropriation in Art

Wednesdays, January 4 – January 25, 3 – 5pm

Instructor: Michael Williamson

Pascin: Through a Jewish Lens
On-Site / Art in Context

Pascin: Through a Jewish Lens

Tuesdays, January 10 – January 31, 2 – 4pm

Instructor: Marshall Portnoy

The Traditions of Art
On-Site / The Barnes Method

The Traditions of Art

Tuesdays, January 24 – May 2, 1 – 4pm

Instructor: William Perthes

The Elements of Art
On-Site / The Barnes Method

The Elements of Art

Tuesdays, January 24 – April 25, 6 – 9pm

Instructor: Deborah Krupp

The Queer 1890s
On-Site / Art in Context

The Queer 1890s

Tuesdays, February 7 – February 28, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Ty Vanover

Order and Invention
On-Site / Understanding Materials and Techniques

Order and Invention

Wednesdays, March 8 – March 29, 2 – 4pm

How does an idea become a finished work of art? This class explores compositional tools that aid artists in making images.

Old Masters at the Barnes
On-Site / Art in Context

Old Masters at the Barnes

Tuesdays, May 2 – May 23, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Larry Silver

Gustav Klimt: Modernism in the Making
On-Site / Art in Context

Gustav Klimt: Modernism in the Making

Wednesday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 24

Instructor: Leslie Bowen