Visiting the Getty Research Institute

Contact Information:
The Getty Research Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Tel. (310) 440-7335
Getty Research Institute Gallery Hours:
Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays and on January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, and December 25
Research Library Hours:
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, major U.S. holidays, November 26, December 27–December 31
Reference Desk: (310) 440-7390

Related Events

All events are free, unless otherwise noted. Admission to the Getty Center is also free. No tickets or reservations are required for general admission. Parking is free after 5:00 p.m. For visitor information, see information on planning a visit or call (310) 440-7300.


Artists Einar and Jamex de la Torre explore their approach to reinterpreting the classics of Mesoamerican sculpture to suit their current circumstance of living on both sides of the Mexican-American border. Free; reservations required.

Saturday, January 22, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Lecture Hall

Modernism's Ruins: Appropriations of Ancient Mesoamerica

Los Angeles-based documentary filmmaker and writer Jesse Lerner—whose films have been shown at the Sundance Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum—discusses the persistence of ancient Mexican visual culture in the modern imagination and as a theme that runs through his work. Free; reservations required.

Sunday, January 23, 2011
3:00 p.m.
Getty Center, Museum Lecture Hall

Curator's Gallery Talks

Enjoy a special curator-led overview of the exhibition. Free; no reservations required. Meet in the Getty Research Institute Exhibition Gallery.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 11:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 2, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, December 9, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, December 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 24, 2011, 2:00 p.m.