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Register for Fall Classes—Now Open!

New Classes—Enroll Today

Paul Cézanne. Still Life (detail), 1892–94. The Barnes Foundation, BF910. Public Domain.

Sign Up Now for Fall Classes!

Study art history and art appreciation at the Barnes. For more than 100 years, we’ve been teaching people from all walks of life to think critically and see the world differently through art. Our fall classes are now open for enrollment.

Choose from a variety of fascinating topics:


  • Chromophilia: Modern Art and the Reinvention of Color
  • Degas and Impressionism: 150 Years Later
  • The Traditions of Art
  • The Elements of Art
  • Painting and Poetry
  • Collection Concentration: Paul Cézanne


  • Modern Painters Take the Stage: Set and Costume Design in 20th-Century Theater
  • Builders, Heroes, and Unicorns: Exploring the History and Treasures of the Met Cloisters
  • Zooming In on Van Gogh
  • Workshop: Art, Well-Being, and Medicine


  • Order and Invention
  • Errand into the Maze: The Masterpiece and the Ensemble
  • Size Does Matter: A History of Miniatures in Art


  • Pillars of the Collection
  • Close-Looking Immersion: Gauguin’s Haere Pape
  • Looking and Listening: Picasso and the Art of Composing

Please note: Classes held on-site in the Barnes galleries have limited capacity and sell out quickly.