The Art Barn art gallery and school of art


Welcome to the Artbarn!

Established in 1970, Art Barn School of Art is a not-for-profit organization located in a restored country barn on 69 acres of pastoral land.  Each season inspires oil painters, watercolorists, sculptors, paper makers, mixed media, and photographers.

- 23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition -

Gala Award Ceremony
May 14, 2016
7:00 PM

All are welcome to attend

Deliver work will be on April 22 and 23, 2016

Monday Night Watercolor Classes

Class for beginner and advanced beginners. Instructor Julia Holmaas teaches the basic of color, composition and techniques. Take home a great painting each week.

Classes begin

January 11


6:30 pm–9:00 pm


Cost $75 for 5 sessions, supplies included.

Call to register.

The Art Barn School of Art
695 North 400 East
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Tel 219-462-9009


Saturday Morning - Children's Class
for ages 5 to 9
10:00am until noon.

Thursday - Children's Class
for ages 10 years and up on Thursdays 6pm - 8pm with instructor Sharon Angelina

Call 219-462-9009

2016 Upcoming Workshops
Sign Up!

May 9-11

Michael Chesley Johnson

All Media


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May 23-25

Lian Zhen


new england

June 13-17

Lee Heinsen Ligocki

All Media


August 22-26

Donna Zagotta


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The Art Barn is available for your special events!

Winter Scene of the Art Barn

Photo View from Art Barn Window

Painting of View by Julia Holmaas

695 North 400 East
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Tel 219-462-9009



The Art Barn School of Art, Inc.
is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

The Art Barn School of Art, Inc. does not discriminate in employment or in its educational programs and activities against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability, physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, handicap or any other factor provided for by state and federal laws and regulations.