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Teachers

Come to the Barnes, or we’ll come to you. Our programs will nourish your students’ imaginations and serve your curricular goals.

Online Learning

In addition to Barnes Art Adventures, we offer more ways for teachers and students to connect with art from anywhere with special exhibition resources, programs for high school students, and more.

Resources for Special Exhibitions

The Barnes offers opportunities for students and teachers to learn about artists and art in our special exhibitions. Use the resources below to connect your students to these shows.

Elijah Pierce’s America (2020–2021)
Through his wood carvings, African American artist Elijah Pierce (1892–1984) commented on life, faith, and politics.
Activity sheet for students grades 5–8.

Soutine / de Kooning: Conversations in Paint (2021)
This exhibition shows visual connections in the works of two major artists of 20th century. Activity sheet coming soon.

High School Programs

Students in grades 9–12 can also explore the Barnes collection online.

Each Friday, students can learn more about the collection in our YouTube series Barnes Takeout. In short videos, curators, scholars, and educators present off-the-cuff musings about some of their favorite Barnes works.

 

Students can also browse objects in the Barnes collection online by light, line, color, and space, inspired by Dr. Barnes's approach to looking at art.

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