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Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes! We’re now offering a full array of online classes, with new ones rolling out every month. Need-based scholarships are available.

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These are the traditional courses derived from the teachings of Albert Barnes and Violette de Mazia. Classes focus on rigorous formal analysis and direct visual engagement with works of art. In this method, close looking at art helps build critical-thinking skills that can be carried beyond the gallery walls.

Online Class: Decoding Barnes’s Ensembles
The Barnes Method / Online

Online Class: Decoding Barnes’s Ensembles

Saturdays, October 3 – October 24, 9 – 10:30am

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