The Getty Center
Date: Select weekend days
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Center, Museum galleries
Admission: Free; space is limited. See below for information about how to participate.

Kids making art during Family Drawing Hour at the Getty Center
Sharpen your artistic skills with this one-hour introduction to drawing. Join a small group led by a professional gallery teacher, who guides you through a visit to the galleries and a series of related hands-on sketching activities.

All family members participate together, and no art experience is necessary. Come discover how fun it can be to draw from original works of art!

How to Participate
Sign up at the Museum Information Desk beginning at 2:45 p.m. on the day of the program. Materials are provided. The program is geared for families with children ages 7 and up, but anyone can participate.

Upcoming Programs

Exploring Color
Discover how artists from across time have expressed their creativity through color.
Sundays, May 12, June 9, June 23, 2013

Past Programs

Artful Improvisation
Come improvise with us in this one-hour drawing workshop in the galleries! Create drawings inspired by the Museum's collection and our imaginations!

Shapes and Grapes
How do artists make real-life objects look three-dimensional in paintings? Find out by examining shapes seen in works of art at the Getty.

Put Your Best Face Forward
Join us for an up-close look at faces in the Museum's collection, then try your hand at making an expressive portrait of your own!

Flowers, Fruit, and Fun
Discover how artists depict flowers, fruit and more in still lifes, and create your own drawing with your family!

Tremendous Trees
How do artists depict majestic trees in photography, painting, and drawing? Find out in this one-hour sketching class designed for families.

Learn how to draw your own tree on our blog, The Iris.

The Big Draw LA

The Getty participated in the Big Draw LA in 2010 and 2011. Photos from past Big Draw LA events at the Getty can be viewed in the slide show.

How to Get Here
The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Los Angeles, California, approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for maps and driving directions.