Visitors enjoy an architecture tour at the Getty Center
Discover the Museum's historic collection and the Getty Center's architecture and gardens by participating in a rich selection of engaging talks and tours that bring the Getty Center's unique setting and the visual arts to life.


Architecture Tours
45-minute tours of the Getty Center site and architecture.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 10:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.,
and 4:00 p.m.


Garden Tours
45-minute tours of the grounds and Central Garden.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Collection Highlights Tours
One-hour overviews of major works in the Museum.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:15 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 4:00 p.m.

Focus Tour: Go for Baroque
This one-hour tour focuses on the Getty's rich collection of 17th-century art by such old masters as Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Gianlorenzo Bernini. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12:30 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 5:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour: Golden Kingdoms, Luxury and Legacy of Ancient Americas
This major exhibition traces the development of luxury in the Americas from about 1000 BC to the arrival of Europeans in the early sixteenth century. Explore exquisite ornaments, jewelry, regalia, and ritual objects, including recently excavated discoveries, during this one-hour tour. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

Focus Tour: Era of Impressionism
Explore the Getty's collection of 19th-century paintings by artists such as Millet, Monet, and Van Gogh in this one-hour tour. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:00 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 4:30 p.m.

Spotlight-of-the-Week Talks
15-minute in-depth gallery talks about a single work of art.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:30 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 7:00 p.m.

See our current offerings and learn more about Spotlight of the Week.

Curator's and Conservator's Gallery Talks
Curators and conservators present their perspectives on special exhibitions, recent acquisitions, and significant objects on loan to the Museum.

Offered monthly; check our event calendar for current offerings.

See all upcoming talks and tours on our event calendar.