Courses

Hands-on gallery and studio courses

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Saturday

AUG 24

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Take part in the centuries-old tradition of sketching from ancient works by drawing from a variety of plants and animals featured in the collections of the Villa.  Details 

Sunday

SEP 1

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center.  Details 

Sunday

SEP 15

11 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Harness the power of the sun to make one-of-a-kind photographic prints—called cyanotypes—by arranging flowers, leaves, letters, stencils and more on light sensitive fabric.  Details 

Sunday

SEP 15

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Enjoy the tradition of sketching from original works of art every first and third Sunday of the month at the Getty Center.  Details 

Saturday

SEP 21

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

Enrich your Saturday nights. Join an open-ended discussion in the galleries to heighten your appreciation and understanding of the visual...  Details 

Sunday

SEP 22

11 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Harness the power of the sun to make one-of-a-kind photographic prints—called cyanotypes—by arranging flowers, leaves, letters, stencils and more on light sensitive fabric.  Details 

Sunday

SEP 22

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach explores the art and science of photography through the evolution of historical cameras and lenses from daguerreotype to digital.  Details 

Saturday

OCT 5

11 am - 12:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

In this drawing workshop, explore hidden details that create an illusion of depth and learn basic techniques to create your own trompe l’oeil artwork.  Details 

Sunday

OCT 6

11 am - 2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Harness the power of the sun to make one-of-a-kind photographic prints—called cyanotypes—by arranging flowers, leaves, letters, stencils and more on light sensitive fabric.  Details 

Sunday

OCT 6

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join the city-wide Big Draw LA celebration and explore the expressive potential of mark making while learning new ways to create value, form, and texture with artist Marissa Magdalena.  Details 

Saturday

OCT 12

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join costume historian Maxwell Barr and discover how corsets, bustles, bonnets and more shaped 19th-century silhouettes, attitudes, and tastes.  Details 

Saturday

OCT 12

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

Enrich your Saturday nights. Join an open-ended discussion in the galleries to heighten your appreciation and understanding of the visual...  Details 

Sunday

OCT 20

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join the city-wide Big Draw LA celebration and explore the expressive potential of mark making while learning new ways to create value, form, and texture with artist Marissa Magdalena.  Details 

Saturday

NOV 2

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join costume historian Maxwell Barr and discover how corsets, bustles, bonnets and more shaped 19th-century silhouettes, attitudes, and tastes.  Details 

Sunday

NOV 3

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join artist Peter Zokosky to discover strategies for creating animated and expressive portraits.  Details 

Saturday

NOV 9

6 pm - 8 pm

GETTY CENTER

Enrich your Saturday nights. Join an open-ended discussion in the galleries to heighten your appreciation and understanding of the visual...  Details 

Sunday

NOV 17

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join artist Peter Zokosky to discover strategies for creating animated and expressive portraits.  Details 

Saturday

NOV 23

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join costume historian Maxwell Barr and discover how corsets, bustles, bonnets and more shaped 19th-century silhouettes, attitudes, and tastes.  Details 

Sunday

DEC 1

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join botanical artist Deborah Shaw to discover the art of drawing flowers and explore basic flower structure, gesture, and shading to create a unique floral portrait.  Details 

Saturday

DEC 7

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join costume historian Maxwell Barr and discover how corsets, bustles, bonnets and more shaped 19th-century silhouettes, attitudes, and tastes.  Details 

Sunday

DEC 15

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join botanical artist Deborah Shaw to discover the art of drawing flowers and explore basic flower structure, gesture, and shading to create a unique floral portrait.  Details 

Saturday

JAN 11

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY CENTER

Join costume historian Maxwell Barr and discover how corsets, bustles, bonnets and more shaped 19th-century silhouettes, attitudes, and tastes.  Details