Date: Saturdays and Sundays, June 6–September 6, and Monday, September 7, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Villa, Outer Peristyle, Museum galleries, and West Belvedere
Admission: Free with your advance, timed ticket to the Getty Villa. Each Villa ticket allows you to bring up to three children ages 15 and under with you in one car. Click the "Get Tickets" button below to book tickets online.
Explore the high seas with a day of artistic adventure! Take to the waves with the Trading Game, which ferries you from port to port across Greece, Egypt, and Colchis to deal in precious gold, fine spices, and rich olive oil. Go on an Art Odyssey tour and explore artworks from the many lands visited by the legendary heroes Jason and the Argonauts.
After your trading adventure, you're invited to explore other objects in the Museum that bring to life the trade in goods and services across the ancient seas.
How to Participate
Visit the Trading Game stations in the Outer Peristyle anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Artist-educators will welcome you with a hands-on learning experience, including art-making activities.
To join an Art Odyssey tour, sign up at the Tour Meeting Place outside the Museum Store beginning at 1:45 p.m.
The program is geared for families with children ages 5 and up, but anyone can participate.
How to Get Here
The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. See Hours, Directions, Parking for directions and parking information.
More Family Fun!
There's more free fun in store for families at the Getty Villa and the Getty Center. See Tips for Families for all kid-friendly programs.