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November 24, 2009–February 28, 2010 at the Getty Center


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Artist-at-Work Demonstration

Rembrandt's Materials and Techniques
Join artist Peter Zokofsky as he demonstrates the historic drawing materials and techniques used by Rembrandt and other Dutch artists of the 1600s. This is a free, drop-in program.

Sundays, November 22, 2009–January 3, 2010, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

1:00–2:00 p.m.: Dry media and 17th-century paper
2:00–3:00 p.m.: Historic inks and drawing implements
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Curator's Gallery Talks

Stephanie Schrader, associate curator of Drawings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall. Free; no reservations required.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 2:30 p.m.
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GettyGuide™ Audio Player

Listen to curators discuss drawings from the Dutch golden age and beyond, exploring themes of architecture, landscape and national custom. Pick up an audio player in the Museum Entrance Hall.

A Milkmaid / Cuyp

Point-of-View: Artist's Talk

Artist Richard Houston explores Rembrandt's drawings and those of his contemporaries in this in-gallery discussion. Space is limited. Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 1:00 p.m. the day of the talk.

Saturday, February 13, 2010, 2:30 p.m.
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Related Exhibition

Drawings by Rembrandt and His Pupils: Telling the Difference is on view at the Getty Center December 8, 2009–February 28, 2010.

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