Mosaic Fragment with Peacock Facing Left (detail), Roman, 5th–6th century, Mosaic

Drawing from Antiquity: Birds

Drawing from Antiquity


The Getty Villa

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Images of birds are found in some of the earliest examples of ancient art in the Getty Villa's collection. Birds were often linked to mythology and acted as symbols in ancient paintings, sculptures, and everyday objects. In this workshop, discover fascinating mythological stories and draw from objects that depict birds from ancient myths. Supplies are provided, and all skill levels are welcome. Sign up begins 15 minutes before the start of the program at the Tour Meeting Place. This is a free program.

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