DJ working the turntables at a past Saturdays Off the 405
The J. Paul Getty Museum offers a wide array of inspiring performances and films by world-caliber artists.

Reflecting the breadth of the collection, programs range from classic to contemporary—including concerts, theater, and cinema.

Event Highlights

All upcoming performances and films are listed on our event calendar. Featured upcoming events:

At the Getty Center

Entre Mujeres: Women Making Music Across Borders

Saturday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. &
Sunday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Getty Center

Free; reservation required

Founded by musicians Martha Gonzales and Laura Marina Rebolloso, this collaborative project features original compositions by musicians from Los Angeles and Veracruz. Featuring some of the city's finest singers, Entre Mujeres cleverly blends traditional sounds of fandango with influences such as rock, jazz, blues, hip-hop, and African and Odissi rhythms. Presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

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At the Getty Villa

Villa Theater Lab: Homeric Hymns

Friday, April 21, 2017 at
7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at
3:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at
3:00 p.m.
Getty Villa, The Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater

Tickets $7

The Homeric Hymns are a collection of songs from the seventh and sixth centuries BC, reflecting the earliest stories about the Greek gods. Award-winning Four Larks returns to the Getty Villa with a chorus of actors, musicians, and dancers to perform original compositions from these ancient verses.

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Music, Dance, and Spoken Word

Tuvan throat singers Chirgilchin performing at a past Getty Center concert
Concerts at the Villa
The Getty Villa
Musical masterpieces inspired by ancient art. Learn more...

Gordon Getty Concerts
The Getty Center
Classical music to complement current exhibitions. Learn more...

Saturday Nights at the Getty
The Getty Center
An eclectic mix of music, dance, theater, and spoken word. Learn more...

Saturdays Off the 405
The Getty Center
Outdoor concerts by emerging bands and DJs. Learn more...

Selected Shorts
The Getty Center
Actors from stage, screen, and television read classic and new short fiction. Learn more...

Sounds of L.A.
The Getty Center
World music that reflects L.A.'s cultural mix. Learn more...

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Performance of The Wasps at a past Villa Theater Lab
Villa Theater Lab
The Getty Villa
New adaptations of Greek and Roman plays and contemporary works inspired by ancient literature. Learn more...

Outdoor Theater Production
The Getty Villa
The annual theatrical production in the Outdoor Classical Theater. Learn more...

Villa Play-Reading Series
The Getty Villa
"Script-in-hand" renditions of lesser-known Greek and Roman plays in translation. Learn more...

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Film and Video

Film Series
The Getty Center and The Getty Villa
Forgotten classics, crowd favorites, and new discoveries, along with occasional screenings of experimental films and videos by 20th-century artists.