Museum Home Past Exhibitions Rubens and Brueghel: A Working Friendship

July 5–September 24, 2006 at the Getty Center

ExhibitionOverviewEventsPublicationsYour Reaction
Related Events
All events are free, unless otherwise noted. For reservations and information, please call (310) 440-7300 or use the Make Reservation buttons below.

Curator's Gallery Talks

Anne T. Woollett, associate curator of paintings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, leads a gallery talk on the exhibition. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Thursday, July 20, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, September 15, 6:30 p.m.
Exhibitions Pavilion, Getty Center

Exhibition Tours

One-hour exhibition overviews led by gallery teachers are offered Tuesdays–Sundays at 1:30 p.m. beginning July 18. Meet at the Museum Information Desk.
Museum galleries, Getty Center

Family Festival

Explore artistic and personal collaboration in this Family Festival inspired by the exhibition. Discover how local storytellers and musicians come together to forge new ideas and performances. Make collaborative art projects with friends and neighbors and find out how creativity finds inspiration through partnership.

Saturday, August 5, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Museum Courtyard, Getty Center

Learn more about this event.

Gallery Course

Rubens and Brueghel: Collaboration in Practice
Join Anne T. Woollett, associate curator of paintings, the J. Paul Getty Museum, for this two-part course focusing on artistic collaborations, especially in the Netherlands. Course fee $30; $20 students/seniors. Open to 30 participants.

Call (310) 440-7300 for reservations.
Thursdays, July 27 and August 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Museum Studios and galleries, Getty Center

Sold Out

GettyGuideTM Audio Player

Take a self-guided audio tour. Listen to curators and conservators discuss the collaboration and friendship between Rubens and Brueghel. Pick up a GettyGuide Audio Player in the Museum Entrance Hall or in the Exhibitions Pavilion.

Detail: Battle of the Amazons


Making Art Together
Wayne Healy and Paul Botello, who as East Los Streetscapers create murals in Los Angeles, discuss their lifelong collaboration and give an intimate view of how two painters can work together.

Sunday, August 13, 4:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center

Learn more about this event.

"Mio Amico": Brueghel and Rubens
David Freedberg, professor of art history at Columbia University, director of the Italian Academy of Advanced Studies in America, and a leading authority on Flemish art, considers the implications of Brueghel and Rubens's unusual partnership.

Sunday, September 10, 4:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center

Point-of-View Talks

Rey Bustos, visual artist and anatomist, reflects on Rubens's life, works, and technical processes. Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Friday, September 1, 4:30 and 6:00 p.m.
Exhibitions Pavilion, Getty Center