The original Barbizon Modeling Schools were founded on 5th Avenue in New York City in 1939. Over the past 75 years, our lives have changed dramatically and so have schools that teach modeling. The hundreds of thousands of graduates from our programs have been benefiting from the training we provide and are a remarkable testament to Barbizon's strength and commitment as a professional modeling school. Through the years, Barbizon's aim has been to develop and nurture each student with knowledge and training of the highest caliber in the areas of modeling and personal development that proudly continues today. Barbizon graduates have gone on to become famous fashion models, child super models, actors, and actresses while others have become successful in the business world. The Barbizon Modeling Classes Curriculum prepares students to enter the world of modeling with self-confidence, poise, and style. Barbizon offers training in these areas which is key to success in the modeling industry as well as in everyday life. Now in over 200 cities, you can find Barbizon modeling and acting schools in your own home town. To find yours, visit the location finder on our website.