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.
At the Getty Center
Join Luther Gerlach, nationally recognized photographer specializing in 19th-century techniques, and learn to make albumen print stereographs from negative to final print in this daylong studio workshop. Participants explore vintage cameras, lenses, and historic photographic processes in conjunction with the exhibition A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography.
At the Getty Villa
Join instructor Elmira Adamian for a hands-on exploration of relief sculpture, the art of creating an illusion of depth in a shallow space. Following a focused gallery tour, return to the studio to practice contemporary applications of relief sculpture inspired by floral and mythological motifs. Each participant completes painted relief tiles with air-drying clay and acrylic paint.