Event Calendar
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Tours and Talks
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Courses and Demonstrations
Readings and Book Signings
Autry National Center
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Hammer Museum
Huntington Library
Japanese American National Museum
Los Angeles Public Library
MAK Center for Art & Architecture
Museum of Latin American Art
Natural History Museum
Norton Simon Museum
Orange County Museum of Art
Pacific Asia Museum
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Skirball Cultural Center
Fowler Museum at UCLA
March 1, 2010
Getty Center closed.
Performances and Films
Hopper's Silence
Monday March 1, 2010
4 pm
Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center

Look at one of Edward Hopper's paintings and you feel an immediate emotional response. His sense of light and shadow, composition, and human drama are remarkable. Brian O'Doherty, a good friend of Hopper's, has compiled extraordinary archival footage and blended it with interviews, insights, and the paintings themselves to create an exquisite portrait of this quiet artist and his world. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Getty Scholars Brian O'Doherty and Barbara Novak.

Free; reservations required. Please note that the Getty Center is closed to the public on Monday, March 1, with the exception of this event.

March 1, 2010
Tours and Gallery Talks
Spotlight Talk
Mondays through March 29, 2010
11 am
Museum Galleries, Getty Villa

Learn how to look at ancient art in this 20-minute gallery talk examining in-depth one work in the collection. The featured object this month is a Sarcophagus Representing a Dionysiac Vintage Festival from about A.D. 290-300. Sign up at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Entrance 15 minutes before the talk.

Getty Villa Inner Peristyle
Orientation Tour
10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm
Getty Villa

Learn about the Getty Villa's architecture and educational mission in this 40-minute introduction to the site. Meet at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Entrance.

Getty Villa Outer Peristyle
Architecture and Gardens Tour
11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Museum, Getty Villa

Explore the ancient Roman world through the Museum's architecture and gardens in this 40-minute tour. Meet at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Entrance.

Lansdowne Herakles
Collection Highlights Tour
2 pm
Museum Galleries, Getty Villa

This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Space is limited. Sign up at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Entrance 15 minutes before the tour.

Molten Color: Glassmaking in Antiquity

Museum, Floor 2, Getty Villa

In 2003, the J. Paul Getty Museum acquired a collection of over 350 pieces of ancient glass, formerly owned by Erwin Oppenländer. The works on view in Molten Color are remarkable for their high quality, their chronological breadth, and the glassmaking techniques illustrated by their manufacture. The vessels are accompanied by text and videos illustrating ancient glassmaking techniques.

Roman Ephebe from Naples

Getty Villa

Youth as a Lamp Bearer, a long-term loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples, is on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa.