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 From the Masters: Mark Making

Sunday, October 2, 2016,
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Galleries

Explore the expressive potential of mark making to create value, form, and texture with artist Marissa Magdelena. Complements the Art of Change exhibition.

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At the Getty Villa



Drawing from Antiquity: Figure Drawing and Roman Fashion

Saturday, October 8, 2016,
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Outer Peristyle

As part of The Big Draw LA celebration, practice figure drawing in the Outdoor Classical Theater as members of Legion Six Historical Society model ancient Roman dress. Supplies are provided, and all skill levels are welcome. This is a free, drop-in program.

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