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

Drawing From the Masters: The Evolving Gesture

Sunday, November 6, 2016,
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Galleries

Learn how gesture drawing can be used to investigate the pose, movement, and placement of the human figure with artist Kaitlynn Redell. Complements the London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj and Art of Change exhibitions.

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At the Getty Villa

Drawing from Antiquity: Perspective

Saturday, November 19, 2016,
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Getty Villa, Museum galleries

Learn basic principles of linear perspective and create a drawing inspired by the Getty Villa's architecture and landscape. Supplies are provided, and all skill levels are welcome. This is a free program. Sign-up begins 15 minutes before the start of the program at the Tour Meeting Place.

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