Mosaic Fragment with Peacock Facing Left, Unknown, Roman, 5th-6th century. Gift of William Wahler.

Drawing from Antiquity: Mosaics


Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 11 am - 12:30 pm

The Getty Villa

Free | Advance Villa entry ticket required

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Using the exhibition Roman Mosaics Across the Empire as inspiration, discover the process of mosaic making in antiquity by studying the layers of stratigraphy from foundation to tesserae. Create a plan for a mosaic by drawing preliminary sketches, just like an ancient artist would. Supplies are provided, and all skill levels are welcome. This is a free program. Sign-up begins at 10:45 a.m. at the Tour Meeting Place.

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