Students in the class “Freestyle and Displacement in Contemporary Art Practices” explored their own subjectivities in ways that intersected with the concepts examined by the artists in the museum.
Nineteen students spent the spring semester exploring how James Baldwin’s work examined “the changing geography of Harlem around race, sexuality, gender, religion, and American power."
In 2017, Barnard will offer a class in partnership with the Apollo called “Black Women, Performance, and the Politics of Style.”
The classroom takes root in Harlem for an innovative new program. Click on the buildings in this interactive map to explore the neighborhood and the Harlem Semester program.
artist gifts her foundational works to barnard archives
Barnard has received the largest combined gift in its history to support the new teaching and learning center.
From interning at The Museum of Natural History to searching for the best pizza in Brooklyn, students and faculty discuss living in New York City.
Mistress America, the new movie cowritten by and starring Greta Gerwig '06 includes several scenes set and shot at Barnard.