Family programs

Quite a bit of the public programming that the Getty puts on is geared towards families and children. In this post and the next, I’ll discuss some such events that happened this summer.

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Getty-ing out and about

Getty-ing out and about

I can honestly say that every day of work this summer has been completely different from the one before. What time I need to come in to work and what days of the week I have off has been different week to week let alone the tasks I do once I arrive. In my free time, instead of crashing I’ve tried my hardest to navigate public transport and walking in the midday heat to see other art sights and venues around LA. Here I discuss the ones I would make a priority on someone’s LA sightseeing list. It’s not all museums!

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Conclusion of the Summer and Looking towards the School Year

Sorry this is so late! Some personal things came up in the last week of research. But better late than never! 🙂

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Tackling Art Samples

This summer I’m looking at Peale paintings but I’d only ever worked with references before this summer, never art samples. In order to become comfortable with them, I’ve looked at Dr. Wustholz’s old art samples from their first paper and found some interesting things: [Read more…]

What do colloids do?

Hello, everyone! I don’t know if you remember but this summer I’m working in Professor Kristin Wustholz’s lab using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) to identify dyes in paintings created by Charles Willson Peale. When I came in this summer I had an official list of things I wanted to get done and learn. They were: [Read more…]