Programs at the Getty Center focus on European art from the Middle Ages to today; programs at the Getty Villa explore the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
We offer a range of gallery courses, studio courses, culinary workshops, handling sessions and artist demonstrations and projects throughout the year.
At the Getty Center
Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach demonstrates the materials and techniques used to make daguerreotypes, an early photographic medium invented by Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. Daguerreotypes were a wildly popular medium for portraiture into the mid-1850s. Complements the exhibition In Focus: Daguerreotypes.
At the Getty Villa
Join the members of the Legion Six Historical Society for a pageant of arms and armor from the Greco-Roman empires, narrated by Minerva, goddess of war and wisdom. Armor, such as the Greek linothorax, the Roman muscle cuirass, and the dramatic cavalry sports panoply, is modeled and discussed in relation to artworks in the Museum's collection. This is a free, drop-in program.