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
Join artist Richard Houston in this daylong workshop exploring J. M W. Turner's extraordinary and innovative late watercolors. Working in the studio, participants experiment with watercolor materials, color mixing, light effects, and creative techniques through a series of discussions, exercises, and a tour of the exhibition J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free. Course fee $125 (includes materials and lunch). Complimentary parking.
At the Getty Villa
Silversmith and restorer Rick White discusses ancient and modern silversmithing hand tools and techniques related to the exhibition, Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville. Watch a simple demonstration of raising, forging, and decorative techniques. This is a free, drop-in program.