Courses

Hands-on gallery and studio courses

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

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Fridays

through Sep 8

11 am - 12 pm

GETTY VILLA

Mosaics

Handling Session

How were mosaics created from pieces of stone and glass? Learn how these intricate architectural decorations were made in this multisensory...  Details 

Saturday

JUL 22

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Medusa

Drawing from Antiquity

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works by drawing from the Museum’s collection and sights at the Getty...  Details 

Sundays

through Aug 6

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach explores the art and science of early photography while demonstrating a variety of 19th-century...  Details 

Tuesdays

through Aug 1

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach explores the art and science of early photography while demonstrating a variety of 19th-century...  Details 

Friday

AUG 4

6 pm - 9 pm

GETTY CENTER

All year round, from sunrise to sunset, families in medieval Europe made and drank fermented beverages for health, pleasure, and profit....  Details 

Sunday

AUG 6

11 am, 1:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Arms and Armor

Artist at Work

Drop by as master blacksmith Tony Swatton demonstrates materials and techniques used in making arms and armor of ancient Greece and Rome,...  Details 

Sunday

AUG 6

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

The Evolving Gesture

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In August, learn...  Details 

Saturday

AUG 12

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Theater Masks

Drawing from Antiquity

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works at the Getty Villa. Theatrical masks and artworks depicting masks...  Details 

Saturday

AUG 12

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

Spend the evening learning about and discussing a single masterpiece in the Museum's collection.  Details 

Sunday

AUG 20

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

The Evolving Gesture

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In August, learn...  Details 

Saturday

SEP 2

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Drawing Trees

Drawing from Antiquity

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works at the Getty Villa. Experiment with various techniques, including...  Details 

Sunday

SEP 3

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Self-Portrait Drawing

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In September,...  Details 

Saturday

SEP 9

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

Spend the evening learning about and discussing a single masterpiece in the Museum's collection.  Details 

Sunday

SEP 10

11 am, 1:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Arms and Armor

Artist at Work

Drop by as master blacksmith Tony Swatton demonstrates materials and techniques used in making arms and armor of ancient Greece and Rome,...  Details 

Sunday

SEP 17

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Self-Portrait Drawing

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In September,...  Details 

Saturday

SEP 30

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Perfume is an ancient art form going back 4,000 years. Join Saskia Wilson-Brown of the Los Angeles-based Institute for Art and Olfaction...  Details