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: Expressive Drawing

Sunday, August 21, 2016,
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Galleries

Discover the potential for complex personal expression inherent in the act of drawing with artist Peter Zokosky in conjunction with the exhibition London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj. This is a free program.

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At the Getty Villa



taisha paggett & Yann Novak: Mountain, Fire, Holding Still.

Saturday, August 27, 2016,
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Getty Villa, Outer Peristyle

Los Angeles-based dance artist taisha paggett and sound artist Yann Novak consider blackness in antiquity as it relates to the body through an immersive and durational performance. This is a free, day-long program. Advanced ticket to the Getty Villa required.

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