Workshops

Art Classes

Spring 2016 Workshops

THE PAINTED GARDEN
Tuesdays, May 17–June 7 (4 classes)
10 am–noon
Instructor: Christine Stoughton, PhD
Explore the intersection of art and horticulture, discussing the way painters interpret landscapes in terms of color and how gardeners design landscapes using artistic skills. Workshop takes place at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia with visits to the Barnes Arboretum and Chanticleer Garden to understand the art of landscape design.
$330; members $297

Register online or call 215.278.7200


A SENSE OF SIGHT
Monday and Tuesday, June 6–7 (2 classes)
10 am–4 pm
Instructor: Leslie Bowen, MFA
This artist-led workshop is an opportunity to explore emblematic works in the Barnes collection and gain insight into artists’ intentions, motivations, and processes. The workshop incorporates historical and biographical information, but the focus is on careful observation in the galleries.
$300; members $270

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THE ENCRYPTED COLLECTION: CONNECTIONS AND INTENTIONS IN THE BARNES FOUNDATION’S ENSEMBLES
Monday and Tuesday, June 13–14 (2 classes)
10 am–4 pm
Instructor: John B. Gatti, MFA
The Barnes Foundation is renowned for its ensembles, with a diversity of art forms and cultures represented on each wall of the galleries. This artist-led workshop is an opportunity to explore the connections between the objects in the Barnes collection and unlock the possible meanings in the unique combinations of works.
$300; members $270

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STORIES IN PAINT: THE MASTERS’ WORKS AND THE MASTERS’ VOICES
Monday and Tuesday, June 20–21 (2 classes)
10 am–4 pm
Instructor: John B. Gatti, MFA
If the Barnes Foundation’s masterpieces could speak, what would they say? In an artist-led examination of works by Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, and other virtuosos in the Barnes collection, learn to read the visual languages of art and recognize an artist’s voice.
$300; members $270

Register online or call 215.278.7200.

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