Attic red-figure kylix with a scene showing Tekmessa covering the body of her dead lover Ajax (detail), 490—480 B.C., Greek. Terracotta

Bacchus Uncorked: Love, Loss, and Libations


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Celebrate the spirit of Valentine's Day exploring love, art, and wine at the Getty Villa. Start with a gallery tour highlighting famous lovers from classical mythology and the gods and mortals whose passions took them to Hades's realm. Then join wine educator and sommelier Giammario Villa to sip and learn about wines from volcanic regions of Southern Italy, considered entry points to the Underworld. Tickets $75. Complimentary parking. Limited to 40 guests. Must be 21 years of age or older.

This program complements the exhibition Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife on view through March 18 and is offered also on Saturday, February 16th.

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