Learn about the Getty Museum's collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture, decorative arts, photographs, manuscripts, and antiquities—from the comfort of your own home. Each webinar will focus on one theme related to works of art in our collection and explore how to incorporate related teaching resources on our website.

For information about upcoming programs, please contact teacherprograms@getty.edu.

Past Webinars

 Medieval Art: Objects of Study, Power, Prayer, November 20, 2013
Curators and museum educators discuss the function of medieval art and its impact on viewers. Discover connections between medieval art and Common Core standards, including connections to Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. This webinar was inspired by the Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister exhibition and was developed in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Art and Science Curriculum
 Art and Science, May 22, 2013
Who said the arts and sciences don't mingle? Connect with conservator Jerry Podany and museum educators to learn about the science of paint pigments, bronze conservation of ancient sculptures, and constellations described in a 13th-century astronomy textbook.

Related Resource: Selections from the Art & Science Curriculum.

Caligula / Roman
 Art & the Power of Persuasion, November 14, 2012
Discover artists from antiquity to the 20th century who have used a variety of persuasive strategies to make statements about political leaders, nations, and war. This link launches the recorded webinar in a program called WebEx. Follow instructions to view the webinar.

Lidded Bowl (detail) / Howzer
Introduction to French Decorative Arts Webinar, March 27, 2012
In this webinar, teachers learned about French decorative arts and participated in a creative writing activity inspired by this area of the Museum's collection. This online workshop was suitable for history, language arts, and visual arts teachers of all grades.

Mira Calligraphiae/Hoefnagel
Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts Webinar, January 31, 2012
In this webinar, participants learned how books were made in the Middle Ages and discovered ideas for connecting illuminated manuscripts across curricula.

Students at the Getty Center
Museum Insiders Webinar, organized by The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, May 5, 2011
Developed for participants of Teach for America, this webinar provides an overview of the many opportunities for teachers and students that are available at the Getty Center, the Getty Villa, the Natural History Museum, LACMA, MOCA, and the Reagan Library.