Artist Peter Zokosky leads participants at a past Getty Drawing Hour
The J. Paul Getty Museum offers a wide range of courses and demonstrations at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

Programs at the Getty Center focus on European art from the Middle Ages to today; programs at the Getty Villa explore the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.

We offer a range of gallery courses, studio courses, culinary workshops, handling sessions and artist demonstrations and projects throughout the year.

Event Highlights

All upcoming courses and demonstrations are listed on our event calendar. Featured upcoming events:

At the Getty Center

Drawing Workshop: Andrea del Sarto and the Florentine Portrait

Saturday, August 29, 2015,
10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Studios A & B

One of history's most accomplished draftsmen, Andrea del Sarto introduced a naturalism and immediacy unseen in Renaissance Florence. Discover del Sarto's work while learning to draw the human head with artist Richard Houston. Working from a live model and gallery objects, participants investigate proportions, form, value, and expression as well as del Sarto's underlying methods and creative process. Course fee $125 (includes materials and lunch). Complimentary parking.

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At the Getty Villa

Artist at Work: Greek Music

August 29, 2015,
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. &
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Inner Peristyle

Join musicians Mario Lazaridis, George Moustakas, and Dimitris Mahlis for a garden concert featuring traditional Greek music. This is a free, drop-in program.

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