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April 2012

Getty Museum K-12 Teacher Programs

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Create + Connect After School Workshop:
Famous Faces
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
The Getty Center

Programs for Teachers

Secondary level teachers learn about and experiment with strategies used by photographers to picture the famous, from the 1840s to the year 2000. This workshop is designed to allow for small-group discussion and will give teachers the opportunity to discover and share classroom connections to the exhibition Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity.

Open to 20 participants. Sign up today by calling (310) 440-7322.

Learn more about Create + Connect After School Workshops.

Billie Holiday / Model
Billie Holiday, Lisette Model,1954

Estate of Lisette Model, courtesy Baudoin Lebon/Keitelman
Interdisciplinary Ideas for the K–5 Classroom: Art & Language Arts Culminating Event
Saturday, April 14, 2012, 1:00–4:30 p.m.
The Getty Center

Programs for Teachers

Connect art to the lives of elementary students! Learn how to enliven your language-arts curricula with visual art. During this culminating event for the Museum's annual, year-long Art & Language Arts program, elementary teachers will present curricula they designed as participants. Internationally acclaimed artist Kim Abeles will share insights about her work and the impact of art on her life. You will receive over 30 arts-integrated lesson plans, view student work, and get inspired!

Call (310) 440-7322 to register. Space is limited, so sign up now!

Download the flyer for this event (PDF, 500KB).

Learn more about the Art & Language Arts program and download the 2012–2013 application.

An Art & Language Arts teacher taught his third graders to create compositions inspired by still-life photographs in the Getty Museum.
An Art & Language Arts teacher taught his third graders to create compositions inspired by still-life photographs in the Getty Museum.
Wednesday Teacher Workshop
Aphrodite: Beyond the Expected
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
The Getty Villa

Antiquities curator David Saunders leads this in-depth exploration of the exhibition Aphrodite and the Gods of Love, which highlights the complex nature of Aphrodite and her companions. Learn how to reveal lesser-known aspects about Aphrodite through these artworks, such as her origins in the ancient Near East, her roles as civic protectress and helper to sailors, and the troublesome character of her companion Eros.

Space is limited to 20. Call Visitor Services at (310) 440-7322 to sign up!

Muse / Roman
Venus (The Venus of Capua), Roman, A.D. 117–138. Marble, 87 in. high. Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei. Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Image ©

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Midas on the Move at the Getty Center

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Self-Portrait as Midas by Jean-Joseph Carriès, has been installed in the West Pavilion, gallery 103.

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