about

Barbara Woods

Barbara taught "Drop-in Drawing" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition Bernini: Sculpting in Clay.

​​​​LINKS:

PS1-MOMA Studio Visit:

http://momaps1.org/studio-visit/artist/barbara-woods


Barbara Woods received her MFA from Parsons The New School of Design in New York. She studied with Dr. Maxine Greene at Teachers College and CUNY Graduate Center. She studied sculpture, painting, and printmaking with Ronald Bladen, Jackie Brookner, Tom Butter, Charles Hinman, and Grace Knowlton.


Barbara is a professional artist, a museum educator, and an art instructor.

She teaches at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Studio in a School, and St. Joseph's School for the Deaf in New York.


In the Museum Barbara works primarily with School, Teacher, Teen, Family, Membership, and Access programs, and also teaches art classes for people of all ages and abilities. Barbara exhibits her art work in galleries in Brooklyn and Manhattan. 



A few upcoming public events:​​

​Spring 2020:


​- Tuesday Material Exploration (Ages 5–8)
3:30–5:30 P.M.
Barbara Woods, Instructor
Get creative while discovering art in the Museum's studios and galleries! Explore The Met's world-renowned collection to experiment with different materials and learn about art concepts. Develop your own art portfolio through studio activities including painting, collage, sculpting, printmaking, and drawing.
This is a drop-off program. Classes are limited to 20 children and registration is required.


Wednesday Material Exploration (Ages 9–12)

3:30–5:30 P.M.

 Barbara Woods, Instructor

Get creative while discovering art in the Museum's studios and galleries! Explore The Met's world-renowned          collection to experiment with different materials and learn about art concepts. Develop your own art portfolio through studio activities including painting, collage, sculpting, printmaking, and drawing.​

This is a drop-off program. Classes are limited to 20 children and registration is required.


​- Pause for Pegasus: The Inspiration of Antiquity  (Ages 9-12)

Fridays, 5:30-7:00pm

Barbara Woods, Instructor

The timeless myths and legends of ancient Greece and Rome come alive in this unique class! Explore connections between art and literature through readings from classical authors, role play, sketching, and discussion of works of art throughout the Museum's galleries. Make creative connections that reach across space and time.


- Drawing in the Galleries (Ages 9-12)

Saturdays, 1:30-3:30pm

Barbara Woods, Instructor

​Build drawing skills, including observation, composition, perspective, and shading, and create your own works inspired by objects at The Met. Explore the Museum's galleries, from Egyptian to Modern and Contemporary, and see things in a new way through sketching.


Drop-in Drawing (All ages)

Saturdays, April 11, 2020 & July 11, 2020 from 12:00-2:00pm at The Cloisters

Barbara Woods, Instructor