Programs range from lectures for a general audience to seminars and symposia with a scholarly focus. We also offer a wide range of lecture and conversation series.
Programs at the Getty Villa explore the art and culture of the ancient Mediterranean from the perspectives of experts in a variety of fields, including art history, archaeology, classics, and conservation.
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A Knight's Bookshelf
Nancy Regalado, professor of medieval French literature at New York University, discusses the importance of manuscripts among medieval nobility. These books, with their lavish images, functioned as prestigious commissions, precious material possessions, sources of thrilling entertainment, and vehicles for teaching moral and spiritual values to knights.
At the Getty Villa
Baths, Temples, and Mosaics: Unearthing a Roman-Era City in Western Turkey
Recent archaeological excavations at the Romanized city of Antiochia ad Cragum along the southern Turkish coast reveal a city steeped in ostentatious wealth. Join archaeologist Michael Hoff as he provides a personal account of the tombs, baths, sculpture, and a meticulously crafted 1,600-square-foot mosaic discovered there, illustrating the reach and cultural influence of the Roman Empire during the third and fourth centuries. Free; a ticket is required.
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