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 programs, 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: Gathers and Folds

Sunday,
August 19, 2018,
11:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Outdoor Classroom

Free; no reservation required.

Discover the art of drawing dynamic drapery and learn techniques for creating volume, texture and movement with artist Kaitlynn Redell.

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At the Getty Villa



Ancient Accessories

Saturday,
September 8, 2018,
11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Education Courtyard

Free; no reservation required.

Portraits from ancient Palmyra show people accessorizing with beautiful and ornate jewelry. Elaborate bracelets, earrings, and headpieces paired with intricately patterned clothing tell us that these ancient people had serious style. Explore the exhibition with your family, and make your own unique piece of jewelry to take home.