The Getty Center

Special events and activities are offered for families at the Getty Center and Villa seasonally throughout the year.


Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. & 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Location: Outdoor Classroom
Admission: Free; no ticket required.

How did knights get their shining armor? Join master blacksmith Tony Swatton, proprietor of the local armory The Sword and The Stone, and discover how medieval and Renaissance arms and armor were made. Then handle gauntlets, helmets and more at the interactive touch table. Complements the exhibition All that Glitters: Life in the Renaissance Court.

How to Get Here
The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Los Angeles, California, approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for maps and driving directions.