Froth and Folly: Scents for 18th-Century French Nobility

Date: Sunday December 7, 2014, at 1 pm - 5 pm
Location: Museum Studios, Getty Center

Admission: Tickets required.

Which scents wafted through the air at the Palace of Versailles? Join Saskia Wilson-Brown of the Los Angeles-based Institute for Art and Olfaction for a historical introduction to perfumery. Explore the materials used to create potpourri, fragrance waters, and perfume oils in France during the 18th century and create your own historic fragrance in this hands-on workshop. Open to 25 participants. Course fee $65 (includes materials). Complimentary parking.