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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 classes, with new courses curated monthly. Need-based scholarships available. Online classes make great gifts.

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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

Thursdays, May 6–27, 2 – 4:10pm

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