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.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Thursdays, Fridays

through Mar 31

11 am - 12 pm

GETTY VILLA

How were blocks of rough stone carved into sensuous sculptures? Find out in this multisensory handling session! Touch tools and materials...  Details 

Sunday

APR 2

1 pm, 3 pm

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Join Irving Finkel, expert on ancient Mesopotamian language, history, and culture for a friendly tournament featuring the ancient game of...  Details 

Sunday

APR 2

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Focus on Fashion

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art at the Getty Center. In April, learn to draw fabrics and textures while...  Details 

Thursdays, Fridays

Apr 6 - Jun 30

11 am - 12 pm

GETTY VILLA

Fresco Painting

Handling Session

Learn about the oldest-known painting medium in this multisensory handling session.  Details 

Saturday

APR 8

11 am, 1:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Ancient Music

Artist at Work

Musicians and instruments were popular subjects for ancient Greek painters and sculptors. Join musician and ethnomusicologist Roberto...  Details 

Saturday

APR 8

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

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

Sunday

APR 9

1 pm - 3 pm

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French Fashion

Artist at Work

Drop by as historic costume designer Maxwell Barr explores the art of fashion in the prosperous world of 18th-century France. Dressing a...  Details 

Saturday

APR 22

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Drawing Fountains

Drawing from Antiquity

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

Saturday

APR 29

11 am, 1:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Ancient Music

Artist at Work

Musicians and instruments were popular subjects for ancient Greek painters and sculptors. Join musician and ethnomusicologist Roberto...  Details 

Sunday

APR 30

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

French Fashion

Artist at Work

Drop by as historic costume designer Maxwell Barr explores the art of fashion in the prosperous world of 18th-century France. Dressing a...  Details 

Saturday

MAY 6

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

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

Sunday

MAY 7

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

French Fashion

Artist at Work

Drop by as historic costume designer Maxwell Barr explores the art of fashion in the prosperous world of 18th-century France. Dressing a...  Details 

Sunday

MAY 7

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Landscape Views

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 May, explore...  Details 

Thursday

MAY 18

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Power and Pageantry

Culinary Workshop

Explore the art and cuisine of eighteenth-century Venice in this culinary workshop.  Details 

Friday

MAY 19

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Power and Pageantry

Culinary Workshop

Explore the art and cuisine of eighteenth-century Venice in this culinary workshop.  Details 

Saturday

MAY 20

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Drawing Herbs

Drawing from Antiquity

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works at the Getty Villa. Enjoy the serenity and beauty of the Herb...  Details 

Sunday

MAY 21

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Landscape Views

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 May, explore...  Details 

Saturday

JUN 3

10 am - 4:30 pm

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Join instructor Elmira Adamian for a hands-on exploration of relief sculpture, the art of creating an illusion of depth in a shallow space....  Details 

Saturday

JUN 3

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

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

Sunday

JUN 4

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Plein Air Drawing

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching at the Getty Center every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In June, explore the...  Details 

Saturday

JUN 10

3 pm - 5 pm

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Explore selected readings in a discussion group led by educators and other experts, followed by a related gallery tour. For this session,...  Details 

Sunday

JUN 11

1 pm - 3 pm

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Paper and Light

Artist at Work

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

Saturday

JUN 17

11 am - 12:30 pm

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Drawing Peplophoroi

Drawing from Antiquity

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works at the Getty Villa. Explore the art of drawing drapery while...  Details 

Sunday

JUN 18

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Plein Air Drawing

Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy the tradition of sketching at the Getty Center every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In June, explore the...  Details 

Thursday

JUN 22

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the culture and cuisine of three ancient civilizations in this culinary workshop led by museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia...  Details 

Friday

JUN 23

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Discover the culture and cuisine of three ancient civilizations in this culinary workshop led by museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia...  Details