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Expanding Access: Devotion and Objects

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A medieval Qur’an and a study day for American Muslim scholars. More»

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Chocolate, The Food of the Gods

chocolate-avocado cake with ganache

Eating chocolate, from Moctezuma to Marie-Antoinette. More»

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19 New Videos Show How to Engage Students with Art

Teaching Channel videos behind the scenes

How to teach with art, for teachers and parents. More»

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Strike a #MusePose!

Air / Aristide Maillol #MusePose challenge
Audrey Chan and Kelly Williams strike a #MusePose duet! Sculpture: Air, designed 1938, cast 1962, Aristide Maillol. Lead, 94 in. long. The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005.113.1

Get arty with your selfies in this new #MusePose Instagram challenge! More»

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Are We Living in a Barrier-Industrial Complex?

Gilo #1 / Miki Kratsman
Courtesy of and © Miki Kratsman

The art and politics of border walls. More»

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How Should We Remember the Berlin Wall?

Memorial for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in a shopping mall
Photo: Christof Zwiener

“We believe that celebrations and congratulatory moments must give way to more creative engagement.” More»

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Watch the Oakes Brothers’ Drawing of the Getty Take Shape, Line by Line

The Oakes Brothers in the Central Garden at the Getty Center, 2011

See artist-brothers Ryan and Trevor Oakes live-sketch the Central Garden. More»

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The Fine Art of Feasting in Roman Gaul

Pompeiian wall painting depicting autumn produce / Roman, A.D. 70
Wall painting from Pompeii (around A.D. 70) depicting autumn produce, grapes, apples, and pomegranates overflowing a large glass bowl, next to a tilting amphora and a terracotta pot of preserved fruit

A taste of mealtime in ancient France. More»

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Museum Visitors Write the Rules of 21st-Century Chivalry

Be Aware of Others

Visitors common-sense (and sometimes hilarious) rules for 21st-century behavior. More»

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Barbara Kruger and L.A. Teenagers Team Up to Ask, “Whose Values?”

Hello / Goodbye, an installation by Barbara Kruger at the Hammer Museum
Courtesy of Barbara Kruger. Photo: Brian Forrest

The contemporary artist will work with nearly 500 high schoolers to question, comment, and create. More»

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