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June 2011

Getty Museum K-12 Teacher Programs

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Secondary Teachers' Institute
Monday–Thursday, July 11–14, 2011
The Getty Center

Programs for Teachers

This free, three-and-a-half day program will focus on the exhibition Paris: Life & Luxury and explore the arts, fashion, literature, and history of 18th-century Paris. Secondary level teachers will participate in workshops, seminars, and hands-on activities led by local experts, Museum educators, and curators.

Discover new tools to help your students think creatively, make interdisciplinary connections, and create inspiring works of art.

Participants are eligible for Los Angeles Unified School District salary points.

Monday–Wednesday, July 11–13, 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Call (310) 440-7322 to register. Space is limited, so sign up now!

Learn more about our Secondary Teachers' Institute.

Learn more about the exhibition Paris: Life & Luxury, on view through August 7, 2011, at the Getty Center.

Secondary teachers' institute explores life in 18th-century Paris
Explore the life of an 18th-century aristocrat in Paris through fashion, art, furniture, and music.

Portrait of Gabriel Bernard de Rieux, Maurice-Quentin de La Tour, 1739–41


Connect Visual Art to Dance, Music, and Storytelling with New Performing Arts Lessons

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Performing Arts in Art: A Curriculum for K–12 Teachers has been updated online with nine new lessons, a glossary, and multimedia. Learn about a photograph of Billie Holiday and the historical context in which she performed, Degas's drawings of ballerinas, works of art that convey stories passed down through oral tradition, and more!

View the Performing Arts in Art curriculum.

Use audio and video with this curriculum, including music, storytelling, and movement activities.

Blog post: An elementary teacher inspires her students to dance and sketch using this curriculum.

Video: Learn the ballet steps depicted in Edgar Degas's sketchbook.
Video: Learn the ballet steps depicted in Edgar Degas's sketchbook.

S C H O O L   V I S I T S

Gods and Goddesses on the Move at the Getty Villa

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Gods and Goddesses gallery temporary closed

The Gods and Goddesses gallery at the Getty Villa, located on first floor (Gallery 104), will be closed for renovation through the end of the school year.

Marbury Hall Zeus will move to the Atrium.

The Mazarin Venus moves to the Stories of the Trojan war gallery

The Mazarin Venus will move to the Stories of the Trojan War gallery (Gallery 110).

Venus Genetrix moves to the Women and Children gallery

Venus Genetrix will move to the Women and Children in Antiquity gallery on the second floor (Gallery 207).

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