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, 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,
June 16, 2019,
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Galleries

Free; no reservation required.

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center. In June, join artist Peter Zokosky and discover techniques for drawing animals while learning the basics of animal structure and anatomy. Then draw animals of your own—real or imagined! Complements the exhibition Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Middle Ages.

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At the Getty Villa



Drawing from Antiquity: Drawing Water

Saturday,
June 29, 2019,
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Galleries

Free; no reservation required.

The gardens of the Getty Villa feature an array of fountains, pools, and simple bubbling basins. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens and the many sounds of running water, and learn special techniques to draw the refreshing water feature of your choice.

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