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

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Proclamations in Clay

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Make your own regal proclamation in rolled clay with these tips from artist Anna Mayer. More»

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Friday DIY: Create Your Own Camera Obscura

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Make your own camera obscura two ways: in a box, or in a whole room. More»

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Getty Museum and Khan Academy Partner in Online Learning

Getty Museum's content on Khan Academy's website

The Getty Museum and the Khan Academy will work together to create new learning resources, including videos. More»

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      The boxer is resting in the Getty Museum’s galleries through November 1.

      He’s older, he’s muscular, he’s exhausted. This less than idealized figure is typical of the Hellenistic style of sculpture that celebrated the portrait as a way to portray emotion.

      So what do you think, did he win or lose?


      Seated Boxer, “The Terme Boxer,” 300–200 B.C., bronze and copper. Museo Nazionale Romano—Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome. Su concessione del Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo—Soprintendenza Speciale per il Colosseo, il Museo Nazionale Romano e l’area archeologica di Roma. Photo © Vanni Archive / Art Resource, NY

      08/01/15

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