Programs range from lectures for a general audience to seminars and symposia with a scholarly focus. We also offer a wide range of lecture and conversation series.
Programs at the Getty Villa explore the art and culture of the ancient Mediterranean from the perspectives of experts in a variety of fields, including art history, archaeology, classics, and conservation.
At the Getty Center
Josef Koudelka: In Conversation
Josef Koudelka discusses his work and career with photographer Tod Papageorge, who directed the graduate photography department at the Yale University School of Art from 1979 until 2013.
At the Getty Villa
Graves, Archives and Glue: Stories behind the Funerary Vases of "Dangerous Perfection"
Exhibition curators and the lead conservator share their experiences investigating and conserving the monumental vessels on view in the exhibition Dangerous Perfection: Funerary Vases from Southern Italy. They reveal the detective work behind trying to determine where the vases were buried and the complex challenges involved in their cleaning, reconstruction, and display. Free; a ticket is required.
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