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A Night at the Museum: The 2016 Getty/USC Game Jam

The Daguerreotype Process

The Getty brings USC students together to create artful interactive games. More»

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A Night at the Museum: Getty/USC Game Jam Is Back

Getty Game Jam 2016

USC students game the Getty. More»

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7 Educator-Approved Ways to Play with Art

A Getty Villa educator mimics a Roman portrait head

Energize your next museum visit with charades, sketching, and lots of imagination. More»

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Play’s the Thing at Museum Game Zone

Playing ShapeScapes at Museum Game Zone

A new pilot program is all about games. More»

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How to Host a Game Like a Pro

Make every game fun

How to play fun and fair. More»

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#GettyJam Report—12 Museum Games Created in 30 Hours

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USC students pull al-nighters at the museum to create art games. More»

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#GettyJam—The Museum as Game Space

Press Start! Getty Game Jam / Edouard Manet's Spring

USC students turn the Getty into a game lab this weekend. More»

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Colorful Board Game Turns the French Colonies into Child’s Play

Trading Game: France - Colonies / O.P.I.M.
Trading Game: France—Colonies, 1941, O.P.I.M. (Office de publicite et d'impression), Breveté S.G.D.G. Lithograph on linen, 22 7/8 x 32 1/4 in. The Getty Research Institute, 970031.6

Through game play, French children master the craft of colonialism. More»

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The Manuscript Files: Medieval Children’s Games

Initial C: The Massacre of the Innocents in a breviary / French

The current exhibition Gothic Grandeur abounds with images in the margin. These charming and often humorous additions, called marginalia (Latin for “things in the margins”), were introduced to manuscript illumination during the Gothic era. In the lower border of this… More»

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Play the Paris Gallery Game!

Find the six things that are different in this portrait of Gabriel Bernard de Rieux created by Maurice-Quentin de La Tour about 1739–41

The exhibition Paris: Life & Luxury transports you to an affluent Parisian home in the mid-1700s. It’s presented in a series of rooms that show the activities an elite family would have performed in the morning, afternoon, and evening—from dressing… More»

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      Gold snake bracelet, worn on the wrist

      Romano-Egyptian, 3rd - 2nd century B.C. 

      Source: The J. Paul Getty Museum

      In the Hellenistic period, gold made available by new territorial conquests flooded the Greek world. 

      Combined with social and economic changes that created a wealthy clientele with a taste for luxury, this availability led to an immense outpouring of gold jewelry to meet the demand.

      Here’s a closer view of the detailing of the cross-hatching.

      05/05/16

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