Talks

Lectures, conferences, and symposia

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Sunday

OCT 2

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Museum Lecture Hall
One of the world’s eminent thought leaders discusses race, ancestry, identity, and cultural heritage.  Details 

Wednesday

OCT 5

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Museum Lecture Hall
Explore Eversley's work through the perspective of its conservation, with a focus on on his materials, working methods and views about longevity and legacy.  Details 

Sunday

OCT 9

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

The Getty Center and Online
Photographer Lola Flash talks with multimedia artist Sadie Barnette about their unique approaches to history, our current moment, and Afrofuturism.  Details 

Wednesday

OCT 12

12 pm

ONLINE ONLY

San Francisco-based poet and professor Dean Rader discusses the impact of Twombly’s art on his writing.  Details 

Saturday

OCT 15

2 pm

GETTY VILLA

The Getty Villa and Online
Hear about exquisite jewelry worn by elite women of ancient Nubia.  Details 

Saturday

OCT 22

4 pm - 5 pm

GETTY CENTER

Museum Lecture Hall
Artist Francesca Gabbiani and curator Catherine Taft discuss ecofeminism  Details 

Wednesday

OCT 26

4:45 pm

ONLINE ONLY

A teachers' workshop for helping students identify and communicate their emotions through art making.  Details 

Friday

OCT 28

9 am - 5 pm

GETTY CENTER

Museum Lecture Hall
A symposium on how Europeans constructed ideas of the American continents from 1492 through the 1800s.  Details 

Sunday

OCT 30

2 pm

GETTY CENTER

The Getty Center and Online
Historian Anne Goldgar clears away some of the myths of tulipmania, revealing how it reflected deep anxieties about the transformation of Dutch society in the Golden Age.  Details 

Friday

NOV 4

12 pm - 1 pm

GETTY CENTER

Museum Lecture Hall
Professor Gerardi Gutiérrez discusses the authenticity of the oldest surviving book from the Americas  Details