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.
At the Getty Center
Drop by as historic costume designer Maxwell Barr explores the art of fashion in the prosperous world of 18th-century France. Dressing a live model, Barr demonstrates the extraordinary craftsmanship and virtuosity involved in creating the daily wardrobe required by an elite household.
At the Getty Villa
Musicians and instruments were popular subjects for ancient Greek painters and sculptors. Join musician and ethnomusicologist Roberto Catalano for a hands-on demonstration of folk instruments and music that carry on the ancient oral traditions of the Mediterranean. Learn how to make and play modern versions of ancient instruments, such as the aulos (reed pipe). This is a free, drop-in program.