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Ancient Scents – Getty Villa – The Institute for Art and Olfaction

ANCIENT SCENTS
Weekend scent-making workshops
April through August, 2017
Getty Villa, Malibu, CA.

 

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Getty_2The IAO teamed up with the Getty to develop and implement a historically-accurate walk-up perfume-making experience, as part of Getty Villa’s summer-long ‘Roman Holidays’ program.

The workshop on April 1 + April 15 is led by IAO director Saskia Wilson-Brown. Further workshops in April are led by Smelly Vials Perfume Club members Kendra Gaeta and Jeffrey Paul. Subsequent workshops are led by Getty docents.

Open to all Getty Villa visitors, join us as we grind and pipette our way to creating custom vials of ancient perfume-  in one of the most stunning settings in Los Angeles. We will use materials just like ancient perfumers did, and every participant leaves with their own vial.

 

This program is free with Getty Villa attendance
Saturdays and Sundays through August
11am to 3pm

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roman_holidays_officialMORE INFORMATION ABOUT ROMAN HOLIDAYS

You won’t need a passport to travel back in time at the Roman Holidays celebration this spring and summer. Discover the sights (and smells!) of ancient Rome, offer your prayers to Venus, read your future in a sheep’s liver, and enjoy live musical and comedy performances by the historically hysterical Troubadour Theater Company.