The Getty Villa

Teachers discuss the architecture of a Roman Villa at the Villa Summer Institute.
 
This three-day program offers an opportunity for 6–12th grade classroom teachers to learn about the ancient Greek and Roman world through the lens of the Getty Villa's collection and site. Explore interdisciplinary connections to art, architecture, history, math, botany, and other subjects through gallery investigations, site tours, discussions, lectures, and hands-on art activities. Then, learn to weave these subjects into memorable learning experiences about the ancient Greek and Roman world for your students.


The Villa Summer Institute is open to 30 teachers. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for the Villa Summer Institute will open on June 1, 2014.

Teacher-Created Lessons and Activities

Resources for the Classroom
View and download lessons for the classroom created by teachers who have participated in the annual Villa Summer Institute.

Self-Guided Visit Activities
View and download activities for school visits to the Getty Villa created by teachers who participated in the Villa Summer Institute.


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.