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

Bronze Casting Workshop

Tuesday, October 20, 2015,
12:30–4:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Studios A & B

Learn the art of lost-wax casting in this three-session workshop with sculptor and foundry president Sandy Decker. Explore sculpting, mold making, casting, and finishing techniques to create a small relief medallion cast in bronze. Complements the exhibition Hellenistic Bronzes.

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At the Getty Villa

Watercolor Workshop

Sunday, November 15, 2015,
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Meeting Rooms and Outer Peristyle

Join artist Elmira Adamian for a daylong watercolor workshop focusing on landscapes in antiquity. Tour the exhibition Greece's Enchanting Landscape: Watercolors by Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi, and practice plein-air watercolor techniques in the Outer Peristyle gardens.

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