The Getty Villa

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


Date: Saturdays,
November 3 & 10
December 1 & 8, 2018
January 12, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. & 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Location: Education Courtyard
Admission: Free; Advance Villa entry ticket required.

Join the fun in this hands-on clay lab and discover how artists have transformed earth and water into beautiful ceramics for thousands of years. Try your hand at the potter's wheel, mold a Medusa, and shape a handle to decorate a communal vessel. LA-based ceramic artist Wayne Perry guides the experience and shares what his artistic practice has in common with the ancient Greeks'. This program complements the exhibition Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife.

How to Get Here
The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for directions and parking information.