The Week Ahead
How one visionary woman revived the art of tapestry weaving for the modern era.
Stay connected with the Barnes through our many online resources, detailed here.
We can't gather at the Barnes right now, so we're bringing live performances and conversations to you on Instagram!
Enjoy staff-selected songs that bring masterpieces to mind.
Kids and their adults can create art and learn from artists and objects in the Barnes collection.
Explore controversial public monuments and the politics of race across American history.
In this team-taught course, we trace the visual representations of excess throughout art history.
Join us for an online conversation with two textile artists live from their studios, followed by a Q&A. Moderated by Barnes associate curator Cindy Kang.
This class explores the meaning of “modernism” and examines the relationship between painting, literature, and other media from the modern era.
Learn how Marcel Duchamp and his contemporaries questioned the very nature of art and its function in modern society.
Study the ways in which artists draw upon earlier artistic traditions, focusing on the development of modern art in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Explore famous cathedrals constructed in Europe from the 12th to 16th centuries, then take a close look at Gothic Revival buildings throughout Philadelphia.
What drew European artists and thinkers to African art? This class will confront challenging issues of identity, race, otherness, and supremacy head-on.
Study the human body's representation across art history in this team-taught course, part of a new series focusing on specific themes in the collection.