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Immersive technology brings world-class art to your fingertips.

New Students Get 10% Off a Barnes Class

Art is a powerful agent for learning, personal growth, and social progress. We’ve been teaching people from all walks of life to think critically and see the world differently through art inside our galleries for 100 years. Now, with our innovative, user-friendly technology, we’re able to bring our unique teaching method to all corners of the world in a singularly immersive experience. When you take an online class with one of our expert instructors, you’ll not only increase your understanding of art, you’ll also build a sense of community with fellow art lovers and deepen your appreciation for cultures and histories you may not know.

Scholarships available. Check out our FAQs for more information on online classes. Barnes classes also make great gifts.

For a limited time, get 10% off your first class. Simply enter code NEWSTUDENT at checkout.

Upcoming Online Classes

Art in Context

The Russian Avant-Garde

Thursdays, June 8 – June 29, 1 – 3pm
Explore the origins of abstract art in Europe through avant-garde painting, architecture, sculpture, photography, and film.

Understanding Materials and Techniques

A Contemporary Approach to Old Master Techniques

Thursdays, June 8 – June 29, 6 – 8pm
Study new approaches to traditional painting methods with artist and instructor Jonathan Pinkett.

Art in Context

Global Traditions in the Barnes

Tuesday, June 20, 10am – 4pm
Take a closer look at the collection’s West African sculpture, Native American pottery, Mediterranean antiquities, and more.

Barnes Method

Learning to See

Tuesday, August 15, 10am – 4pm
In a world filled with conceptual art and installations, why do paintings continue to hold our interest? Instructor: Kaelin Jewell