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Art for the Whole Body

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New tours combine movement, mindfulness, and sharing to engage with art “below the neck.” More»

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Medieval Arms and Armor

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Come see how arms and armor are made in free demos at the Getty Center. More»

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A Better World through Chivalry

A boy is never too young to practice being a gentleman.
 
Initial T: The Apostles; Boys Playing a Game, about 1320-25, in Breviary. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 2, fols. 356v–357.
A boy is never too young to practice being a gentleman. Initial T: The Apostles; Boys Playing a Game, about 1320-25, in Breviary. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig IX 2, fols. 356v–357.

Chivalry gets a 21st-century, multi-generational spin through these artists’ workshops. More»

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What Mask Do You Wear?

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What is the Mobile Arts Platform and why should you tell us what mask you wear? More»

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“L.A. Summer of Learning” Turns the City into an Open-Air Classroom

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Make your own summer camp with this new citywide program. More»

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What Did the Byzantine Empire Smell Like?

Bottles of aromatics at a recent Getty Villa workshop
Byzantium in a bottle (or two)

Visit medieval Constantinople through perfume you can make yourself. More»

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Make Your Own Tiara with Artist Marianne Sadowski

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A crown fit for royalty…that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. More»

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Art History Is for Kids!

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Young (but savvy) pirate explorers conquer the Connecting Seas exhibition, offering some telling observations. More»

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Learning from Snowflakes

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A seemingly simple pop-up book can be the springboard to teach kids about identity and individuality. More»

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Boot Camp for Conservators Explores X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

XRF analysis of The Title Makers / Alfred Jensen
Artwork: Yale University Art Gallery

In a joint Yale-Getty program, conservators learn to harness physics to analyze art. More»

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      September, the month to harvest grapes, isn’t just for the modern Virgo.

      Libras and Scorpios are in on the labors of plowing and sowing fun for the month. Since the Middle Ages the zodiac symbols have shifted with changes in the months of the calendar. 

      Zodiacal Sign of Virgo, about 1170s, Unknown. German, Hildesheim. J. Paul Getty Museum.
      Woman Harvesting Grapes; Zodiacal Sign of a Libra
      A Man Treading Grapes; Zodiacal Sign of Libra, early 1460s, Workshop of Willem Vrelant. J. Paul Getty Museum.
      Plowing and Sowing; Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio, 1510-1520, Workshop of Master of James IV of Scotland. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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