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February 2005

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Celebrate French Art

Current Exhibitions

Future Exhibitions

Napoleon Crossing the Alps at Grand-Saint-Bernard

Starting this month the Getty offers a panorama of exhibitions from the times of the French Revolution and Napoleon's Empire.

Explore the late career of the most influential artist of the late 1700s and early 1800s in Jacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile (through April 24).

Tour the eternal city in Drawn to Rome: Neoclassical French Sketchbooks and Prints (through
April 24).

Discover delicate, rarely seen drawings from an age of artistic and political turmoil in A Revolutionary Age: Drawing in Europe, 1770–1820 (through May 1).

Also on View

All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton (through
April 24)

Images of Violence in the Medieval World (through March 13)

Imagining the Orient (through April 3)


Ten Millionth Visitor Celebration
February 19 and 20

Information & Reservations: (310) 440-7300

Ten Millionth Visitor Celebration

Join the festivities to celebrate The Getty Center's ten millionth visitor!

Scratch a card and win a prize, munch a free cookie, or finger-paint your way to fame on the giant murals in the Museum Courtyard. Pose for a free souvenir photo or drop by our Lounge Night on Saturday, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., when the Cafe becomes a jazz club. And it's all free!

Learn more about the celebration.

Sounds of L.A.: Graciana Silva Garcia
February 12, 7:00 p.m. and February 13, 3:00 p.m.

Free concerts heat up the winter with "La Negra" Graciana Silva. The first lady of son jarocho, traditional music from Veracruz, blends African rhythms, Spanish melodies, and Olmec Indian narratives.

Free; reservations required. Only a few seats left!

Learn more and hear a sample.

Graciana Silva
Graciana Silva

F O R  F A M I L I E S

Out of Africa—Storytelling
February 20, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

More Family Activities:

Family Room

For Families

Programas Para Familias

Bust of a Man
Bust of a Man
Francis Harwood

Storyteller Michael D. McCarty was inspired by Francis Harwood's Bust of a Man to pen this gripping tale of one man's journey from his homeland of Africa to the strange and unfamiliar cities of Europe.

Free; sign up at the Information Desk in the Museum Entrance Hall the day of the program.

Six Days, Six Centuries: New Tours for 2005

Travel through time on our new Focus Tours exploring art in history and history through art.

Tuesdays: Baroque Art
Wednesdays: Neoclassicism
Thursdays: Romanticism
Fridays: Impressionism
Saturdays: Toward Modern Art
Sundays: Renaissance Art

Focus Tours are held daily at 3:00 p.m. Free; no reservations required. Meet under the staircase in the Museum Entrance Hall.

La Promenade
La Promenade
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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