Museum Lecture Hall; Getty Center
Free Event; Ticket Required
Award-winning children's author Cornelia Funke reads herlatest Getty story featuring the pirate and ghost William Dampier, who protectsthe Getty Center from other ghosts and spirits. This latest tale follows PirateDampier as he heads to the Bauhaus where he encounters an artistic world ofshapes, colors, and materials on the occasion of the exhibition BauhausBeginnings.
This afternoon storytelling adventure is followed by areception, children's craft project, and a tour of Bauhaus Beginnings, on view in the Getty Research Institutegalleries.
Cornelia Funke isa celebrated fantasy and adventure writer, and her stories—which include The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, the Inkworldtrilogy, and the MirrorWorldnovels—have been translated into 30 languages. Funke created a kids' galleryguide for the Getty Research Institute's exhibition Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters in2013, and has previously read her original Getty stories in April 2014,June2015, June2016, and December 2017.
This event is recommended for families and kidsages 8 and up.