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January 28–May 1, 2006 at the Getty Villa
All events are free unless otherwise noted.
Admission to the Getty Villa is FREE. Advance, timed tickets are required and can be obtained online or by calling (310) 440-7300. Groups of nine or more must make reservations by phone.
Drop in as photographer Luther Gerlach demonstrates 19th-century photographic techniques using authentic cameras and developing equipment from the period.
Curators' Gallery Talks
Curators of Antiquity & Photography: Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites lead gallery talks on the exhibition. Meet at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Main Entrance at the Getty Villa.
Nineteenth-Century Photographic Techniques: A Closer Look
Learn more about early photography of the ancient world from the Museum's interactive multimedia system, GettyGuide. Hear about the first photographers to venture to sites such as the Acropolis, Troy, and the Egyptian pyramids. Find out more at GettyGuide stations in the TimeScape Room and the GettyGuide Room at the Getty Villa.
Travelers, Scholars, and Photographers View the Ancient World
Egypt Recovered: Early Photographic Surveys and the Development of Egyptology
Contemporary photographer Nik Wheeler discusses both the allure and the challenges of photographing in distant lands. Open to 25 participants. Sign up at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Main Entrance at the Getty Villa one hour before the talk.