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Art Odyssey (Getty Villa)

  • Seating Area
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Bathroom or Changing Area
  • Open on Weekends
Start Date: 11/11/2013 - End Date: 11/11/2014
17985 Pacific Coast Highway - Malibu

Get Creative with your Kids in Art Odyssey! This 30-minute gallery program for Families combines a tour with lots of Family teamwork. Saturdays at the Getty Villa.

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Art Odyssey (Getty Villa)

Saturdays at 11:00 am - Getty Villa

This 30-minute gallery program for Families combines a tour with lots of Family teamwork. An educator leads you and a small group of other Families to explore works of Art. Learn about mythical monsters; hear tales about gods and goddesses of the ancient world; meet the mightiest of men, Hercules; or discover the daily lives of ancient Romans. 

After your Art Odyssey, your educator suggests other Family-friendly ways to Explore the Art on view, so that you and your family can have a great day at the Getty Villa!

Good to Know: Sign–up begins 15 minutes before the tour at the Tour Meeting Place. The program is geared for families with children ages 5 and up.

Other Family Activities:

  • --Family Forum: This fun space is filled with hands-on Activities designed to encourage Children and Families to Explore, Play, and learn together. The focus is on the world of ancient Greek vases—how they were made, decorated, and used (daily except Tuesdays / all ages)
  • --ArtQuest!: Drop in to explore the mind of Archimedes, an ancient scientific genius! Michael Wilson of LA Makerspace leads demonstrations while you try your hand at experiments that Archimedes was the first to solve. (Saturdays in July, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm)

Museum Hours for the Getty Villa site and galleries:

  • Wednesday–Monday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 
  • Closed Tuesdays 
  • October 12–November 30, 2013: open until 9:00 p.m. on Saturdays 

Closed Tuesdays and on January 1, July 4 (Independence Day), Thanksgiving, and December 25 (Christmas Day)

Museum Admission: FREE; Parking is $15

Good to Know:  Timed-entry ticket required

Age Ranges: Pre-K to K (4-6)

Ammenities for parent: Seating Area, Snacks & Drinks, Bathroom or Changing Area, Open on Weekends

Open: Weekends, Saturdays

Cost Ranges: Free

Personalities: Artist, Observer

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