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

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Another Jasper Johns
Online / On-Site / Art in Context

Another Jasper Johns

Mondays, November 1 – November 22, 6 – 8pm

Learn about the life and work of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century. Just in time for the major Johns retrospective at the PMA this fall.

Poems and Paintings
On-Site / The Barnes Method

Poems and Paintings

Wednesdays, November 10 – December 8, 10am – 12pm

Discover analogies between the visual and the textual. Learn about the various strategies used by painters and writers to create imagery.

Decoding Barnes’s Ensembles
On-Site / The Barnes Method

Decoding Barnes’s Ensembles

Wednesdays, November 10 – December 8, 12 – 2pm

Get a better understanding of why Dr. Albert Barnes arranged his collection in such an unconventional way.