To Do When You Visit

At the Getty Center

Fun in the Family Room

Ongoing Offerings

Family Room
Explore this gallery designed just for children to discover a world of wonders, delights, and hands-on activities. Come learn about art together—make a mask, create a sculpture, hunt for art treasures, and more. Located in the Museum Courtyard near the East Pavilion. Learn more...

Art Detective Cards designed for families
Art Detective Cards
Find the art and solve the mystery with these cards designed for your family to use while exploring the galleries, garden, and architecture. Cards are available outside the Family Room and at the Family Cart, in English and Spanish.

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GettyGuide® Family Tour
Enjoy a multimedia guide with stories, music, and sounds inspired by objects in the Museum's collection. Available for FREE at the GettyGuide Desk in the Museum Entrance Hall.

Switch! A Mobile Gallery Game
Track down a mischievous spell that's wreaking havoc in the galleries and save the artworks! You'll need a mobile phone with Internet or Wi-Fi access. Find the game at

Art activities at a Family Art Lab

Seasonal Activities

Art Adventures
Jazz up your day by exploring art and then creating your own. Learn more...
Family Art Stops
Enjoy a playful introduction to art with this half-hour, hands-on gallery experience geared for families. Learn more...

Art Lab
Enjoy seeing and making art at our Art Lab drop-in workshops. Learn more...

Family Fesitval at the Getty Center
Family Festivals
Explore themes in art through these daylong events designed just for kids and their families. Held on Saturdays throughout the year, the events are packed with art, storytelling, music, and art-making activities. Learn more...

Garden Concerts for Kids
Enjoy the best of children's music in the great outdoors at Garden Concerts for Kids, offering three weekends of kid-tastic, sing-along fun in the Central Garden. Learn more...
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At the Getty Villa

Shadowplay in the Family Forum

Ongoing Offerings

Family Forum
Ancient art comes alive in this hands-on space where families can draw, build and strike a pose! Learn more...

Art Detective Cards
Find the art and solve the mystery with these cards designed for your family to enjoy while exploring the galleries, gardens, and architecture of the Getty Villa. You can pick up cards at the Entry Pavilion, Information Desk, or Family Forum.

Using GettyGuide at the Villa
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GettyGuide Family Favorites
Discover the heroes, mythological creatures, athletes, and daily lives of the ancient Greek and Roman world with a multimedia tour designed just for families. Available for FREE on the first floor of the Museum.

Art activities at a Family Workshop

Seasonal Activities

Drop in with your family to discover the mysteries of the ancient world through hands-on activities. Learn more...

Art Odyssey for Families
A fun-filled 30-minute journey through the galleries that children (ages 5 and up) and adults can enjoy together. Learn more...