Artist Peter Zokosky leads participants at a past Getty Drawing Hour
The J. Paul Getty Museum offers a wide range of courses and demonstrations at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

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 programs, and artist demonstrations and projects throughout the year.

Event Highlights


All upcoming courses and demonstrations are listed on our event calendar. Featured upcoming events:

At the Getty Center



Drawing from the Masters:
Capturing Animals

Sunday, February 18, 2018,
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center

Explore techniques for drawing animals and learn the basics of animal structure and anatomy with artist Peter Zokosky.

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At the Getty Villa



Roman Gardens Family Workshop

Sunday, March 4, March 11, March 18, 2018,
11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Getty Villa

Discover the tastes, textures, and smells of history during this all-ages Roman Garden workshop. Explore the Villa's Herb Garden with the Getty's master gardener Michael DeHart, learn about the care and use of ancient plants, and then make seed balls at the free workshop and grown an herb garden of your own, complete with ancient recipes to try at home!

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