Artist Peter Zokosky leads participants at a past Getty Drawing Hour
The J. Paul Getty Museum offers a wide range of courses and demonstrations at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

Programs at the Getty Center focus on European art from the Middle Ages to today; programs at the Getty Villa explore the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.

We offer a range of gallery courses, studio courses, culinary workshops, handling sessions and artist demonstrations and projects throughout the year.

Event Highlights


All upcoming courses and demonstrations are listed on our event calendar. Featured upcoming events:

At the Getty Center



Printmaking Project

Wednesdays,
July 16 and 23, 2014,
1–5:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Studios

Join artist Poli Marichal for this two-session printmaking workshop. Participants will learn basic techniques for intaglio printing including plate preparation, line and mark-making, and inking techniques, as well as pulling their own print while exploring the rich visual vocabulary of James Ensor.

Learn more about this program.

At the Getty Villa



Architectural Landscape Drawing Workshop

Thursday, July 10, 2014,
1:00–4:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Meeting Rooms and Outer Peristyle

Draw inspiration from the architecture and gardens of the Getty Villa in this architectural landscape drawing course. Join instructor Elmira Adamian on July 10 for drawing exercises focusing on perspective, proportion, and composition.

Learn more about this program.