Romare Bearden Foundation

The class “Romare Bearden: Home is Harlem” was taught in partnership with the Studio Museum in Harlem.

The Studio Museum in Harlem

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.

National Black Theatre

A class on art, activism, and social justice during the Harlem Renaissance, taught by English professor Monica Miller, examined formal and informal theatre.

A Harlem Collaboration

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.

Fall 2015
Closed for construction in June 2015, the LeFrak Gymnasium, recently renamed LeFrak Center, is scheduled to reopen this December. Transformed into a two-story space, the center will...
Fall 2015
“What does the library of the 21st century look like?” asked Barnard president Debora Spar at one of a series of strategic planning sessions begun four years...

Architecture chair Karen Fairbanks wins New York State AIA Educator Award

Karen Fairbanks, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture and chair of the architecture department was awarded the 2015 Educator Award from the New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the leading professional membership organization for architects.

A Visionary Look Toward the Future

Barnard College’s new on-campus center will lead the way to continued excellence in teaching and learning.

Seeing the light

The new LeFrak Center will provide temporary homes for the library and several academic departments.

Welcome Meredith Wisner!

Meredith Wisner is our new Art & Architecture Librarian