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Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes, a leader in art education for nearly 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.

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Understanding Video Art
Online / Art in Context

Understanding Video Art

Wednesdays, July 6 – July 27, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Matthew Feliz

Building the City of Light: Impressionism in Haussmann’s Paris
Online / On-Site / Art in Context

Building the City of Light: Impressionism in Haussmann’s Paris

Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14
12 – 2pm

Instructor: Elizabeth Lovett

Post-Impressionism in the Barnes Collection
Online / Art in Context

Post-Impressionism in the Barnes Collection

Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14
3 – 5pm

Instructor: Kedra Kearis

Fakes and Forgeries: The Art of Deception
Online / On-Site / Art in Context

Fakes and Forgeries: The Art of Deception

Tuesday, August 2, 10am – 4pm

Instructors: Kaelin Jewell, Carl Walsh

Ancient Greek Art in Context
Online / Art in Context

Ancient Greek Art in Context

Wednesdays, August 3 – August 24, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Madeleine Glennon

The Traditions of Art
Online / The Barnes Method

The Traditions of Art

Mondays, August 22 – December 5, 1 – 4pm

Instructor: Kedra Kearis

Monet and the Instant
Online / On-Site / Art in Context

Monet and the Instant

Monday, August 22 – Thursday, August 25
3 – 5pm

Instructor: André Dombrowski

The Elements of Art
Online / The Barnes Method

The Elements of Art

Thursdays, September 1 – December 8, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Kedra Kearis

Learning to See
Online / On-Site / The Barnes Method

Learning to See

Wednesdays, September 7 – September 28, 12 – 2pm

Instructor: Kaelin Jewell

The Birth of Fashion in the 19th Century
Online / On-Site / Art in Context

The Birth of Fashion in the 19th Century

Wednesdays, September 7 – September 28, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Caterina Y. Pierre

What Is Beauty?
Online / Art in Context

What Is Beauty?

Wednesdays, September 7 – September 28, 3 – 5pm

Instructor: Casey Haskins

Orientalism
Online / Art in Context

Orientalism

Wednesdays, September 7 – September 28, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Naina Saligram

Indivisible: Threads of American Art
Online / Art in Context

Indivisible: Threads of American Art

Thursdays, September 8 – September 29, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Matthew Palczynski

Visual Cultures of Latin America, 15th–19th Centuries
Online / Art in Context

Visual Cultures of Latin America, 15th–19th Centuries

Thursdays, October 6 – October 27, 3 – 5pm

Instructor: David Kim

The School of Paris
Online / Art in Context

The School of Paris

Mondays, October 10 – October 31, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Joseph Tokumasu Field

Imagining Hell, from Giotto to Grosz
Online / Art in Context

Imagining Hell, from Giotto to Grosz

Mondays, October 10 – October 31, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Sheila Barker

Art and the Brain: Your Brain on Art
Online / Art in Context

Art and the Brain: Your Brain on Art

Tuesdays, October 11 – November 1, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Karen A. Baskerville

European Painting and the Arts of Africa, 1900–1918
Online / Art in Context

European Painting and the Arts of Africa, 1900–1918

Wednesdays, October 12 – November 2, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Naina Saligram

Light in Art
Online / On-Site / The Barnes Method

Light in Art

Wednesdays, November 9 – December 7, 1 – 3pm

Instructor: Kaelin Jewell

Seurat: Pointillism or the New Impressionism
Online / Art in Context

Seurat: Pointillism or the New Impressionism

Wednesdays, November 9 – December 7, 3 – 5pm

Instructor: Kedra Kearis

Early Modern Artists of Montmartre in the Barnes Collection
Online / Understanding Materials and Techniques

Early Modern Artists of Montmartre in the Barnes Collection

Wednesdays, November 9 – December 7, 6 – 8pm

Instructor: Al Gury

Exhibition Class: <i>Modigliani Up Close</i>
Online / Art in Context

Exhibition Class: Modigliani Up Close

Thursdays, November 10 – December 8, 1 – 3pm

Instructors: Barbara Buckley, Simonetta Fraquelli, Matthew Gale, Vivian Greene, Nancy Ireson, Margaret Little

Hearing Painting, Seeing Music
Online / Art in Context

Hearing Painting, Seeing Music

Thursdays, November 10 – December 8, 6 – 8pm

Instructors: Hannah Chan-Hartley, Corrinne Chong

<i>Matisse in the 1930s</i>: The Exhibition in Context
Online / Art in Context

Matisse in the 1930s: The Exhibition in Context

Fridays, November 11 – December 9, 12 – 2pm

Instructors: Camran Mani, Ellen McBreen