Handling Session: Fresco Painting

Date: Sundays through March 30, 2014, at 11 am - 12 pm
Location: Reading Room, Getty Villa

Admission is free. An advanced timed-entry ticket is required.

How were ancient frescoes painted into wet plaster? Learn about the oldest-known painting medium in this multisensory handling session. Touch tools and materials used by ancient wall painters, including plaster, marble dust, sand, pigment, and trowels. This is a free, drop-in program.