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
Luxury and Liberation: Art and Revolution in 18th-Century France
Experience the art and culture of Versailles in this program of talks, tours, and musical performances. Program fee $60 (includes coffee, pastries, and lunch).
At the Getty Villa
Excavating a Mycenaean Palace near Sparta
New archaeological discoveries reveal a Bronze Age settlement at the site of Ayios Vasileios near Sparta, Greece. Excavation director Adamantia Vasilogamvrou shares the extraordinary finds of Mycenaean wall paintings, objects crafted with precious materials, and an archive of tablets in Linear B, the written language of the 14th-century-B.C. Mycenaeans. Free; a ticket is required.
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