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When you take a class with one of our expert instructors, you’ll not only increase your understanding of art-related concepts, you’ll also sharpen your critical-thinking skills and grow a deeper appreciation for cultures and histories outside of your own. Classes take place on-site and online and utilize innovative technology that allows you to get up close to art in ways you haven’t before.
Photography and Painting
Instructor: Michael Williamson
Instructor: Matthew Palczynski
Painting before the Renaissance
Instructor: Kaelin Jewell
Soutine’s Technique: A Close Look
Instructor: Miriam Gillman
The Art of Mesopotamia: A Crossroads of Cultures and Myth
Instructor: Carl Walsh
Pennsylvania Impressionism: Exploring the New Hope Colony
Instructor: Laura Igoe
African Photography: The Art of Writing with Light
Instructor: Giulia Paoletti
Old Masters at the Barnes
Instructor: Larry Silver
In Defense of Renoir
Instructor: Martha Lucy
Gustav Klimt: Modernism in the Making
Instructor: Leslie Bowen
The Barnes–de Mazia Certificate Program
This special track offers an immersion in the Barnes Method and an introduction to other interpretive approaches.
Horticulture Certificate Program
Our three-year certificate program covers horticultural science, methods, and design.
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