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1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046

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Phone: (310) 440-7300
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James Cuno Director

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-5:30pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm.

Admission Price:
Parking is $15, admission is always free


May 24, 2016 - December 31, 2019
Greek and Roman Sculpture
These heads and figures of heroes, athletes, gods, and goddesses include Achilles, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena. Also on view is an over-life-size Roman statue of the god Hermes (or Mercury), which has undergone extensive conservation work at the Getty.
July 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020
In Focus: The Camera
Once a simple wooden box with a primitive lens and cap for controlling light, the camera has undergone enormous change since its invention in the early nineteenth century.
October 8, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Manet and Modern Beauty
Stylish portraits, luscious still lifes, pastels and watercolors, vivid café and garden scenes convey Manet’s elegant social world and reveal his growing fascination with fashion, flowers, and the contemporary trappings of femininity.
October 15, 2019 - January 19, 2020
True Grit: American Prints and Photographs from 1900 to 1950
With works drawn from local museums, a private collection, and the Getty’s own collection, True Grit provides two vibrant surveys: one of early twentieth-century American printmaking and the other a complementary photography display.
October 29, 2019 - May 10, 2020
Peasants in Pastel: Millet and the Pastel Revival
November 19, 2019 - February 16, 2020
Balthazar: A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art
his exhibition explores the juxtaposition of a seemingly positive image with the difficult histories of Afro-European contact—in particular the brutal African slave trade—which informed European artists’ interest in representing race.
December 17, 2019 - March 8, 2020
Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs
Commemorating the 35th anniversary of the Museum’s collection of photographs, this exhibition reveals the breadth and depth of the Getty’s acquisitions through an array of its hidden treasures, none of which have been exhibited at the Getty be
January 21, 2020 - May 31, 2020
In Focus: Platinum and Palladium Photographs
This exhibition draws from the Getty Museum’s collection to showcase some of the most striking prints made with platinum and the closely related palladium processes.
February 11, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Artists on the Move: Journeys and Drawings
This exhibition, featuring works by Canaletto, Gauguin, Rubens, and Van Gogh, explores such questions through a selection of European drawings from the Museum’s permanent collection, spanning from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.
February 25, 2020 - June 7, 2020
Michelangelo: Mind of the Master
March 10, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Painted Prophecy: The Hebrew Bible through Christian Eyes
This exhibition brings manuscripts that explore the medieval Christian understanding of Hebrew scripture into dialogue with the Rothschild Pentateuch, a masterpiece of the Jewish manuscript tradition.
April 21, 2020 - July 26, 2020
Dora Maar
This exhibition examines Maar in her own right, tracing her career from assignments and street photographs made in the early 1930s—often the foundation for her surrealist photomontages—to postwar paintings.
June 2, 2020 - August 16, 2020
Artists as Collectors
June 16, 2020 - November 8, 2020
In Focus: Election Eve
This exhibition features William Eggleston’s Election Eve, a two-volume photography book made as the country readied for the 1976 presidential race, alongside other photographs from past and present that prompt reflection on the democratic process.


European Paintings, Decorative Arts, Old Master Drawings, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, 19th & 20th Century American & European Photographs

New Galleries for Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Through December 2014.


Harald Szeemann
Getty Center, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California - ICA LA, Los Angeles, California
Review by Jody Zellen
Harald Szeemann was one of the world's key curators in the 1960s and 70s, effectively launching a new era of a

Past Editorial

Harald Szeemann
Robert Polidori
David Hockney
“Illuminating Women in the Medieval World”
Jane and Louise Wilson; “Concrete Poetry, Words and Sounds in Graphic Space”
Richard Learoyd
The Art of Alchemy
"Cave Temples of Dunhuang"
Ishiuchi Miyako
JMW Turner
“World War I: War of Images, Images of War"
James Ensor
Canterbury & St. Albans
Abelardo Morrell
Heaven, Hell and Dying Well
''Gods of Angkor''
Frederick H. Evans / 'Urban Panoramas'
Irving Penn
Jo Anne Callis
Walls of Algiers


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