Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

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GETTY CENTER

Drawn from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s superb collection, this installation features a selection of marble and bronze works.  Details 

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The life and legacy of the art collector and businessman who used his fortune to create an institution dedicated to the arts.  Details 

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through Jan 6, 2019

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Rarely exhibited Japanese lacquer boxes from the collection of Marie-Antoinette.  Details 

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through May 27, 2019

GETTY VILLA

Vivid funerary portraits from ancient Syria illuminate the lives of wealthy traders linking the Roman and Parthian empires.  Details 

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through Oct 28

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Facial expressions conjured or caught by the camera from the Getty Museum's collection of photographs.  Details 

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through Jan 20, 2019

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Photography by 23 Los Angeles-area high school students.  Details 

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through Oct 21

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A survey of the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography.  Details 

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through Oct 28

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This highly visual and experiential presentation focuses on artists' books that can be unpacked, unfolded, unfurled, or disassembled.  Details 

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through Oct 28

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Discover drawings from the Museum’s collection that showcase Dutch artists’ masterful description of the world around them.  Details 

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through Feb 3, 2019

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Experience three medieval manuscripts containing sacred texts: a Torah and a Christian Bible from Northern Europe, and a North African Qur’an.  Details 

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through Dec 2

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Explore luxury arts from the courts of Renaissance Europe that reveal the extravagant lives led by the privileged few.  Details 

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through Oct 13, 2019

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Enjoy a selection of eighteenth-century portraits from the museum’s pastel collection.  Details 

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through Dec 9

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View three drawings that creatively reflect a key biblical theme.  Details 

Upcoming

Oct 30, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019

GETTY CENTER

Trace the controversial representation of the nude, from its emergence to artistic prominence across Europe between 1400 and 1530.  Details 

Upcoming

Oct 31, 2018 - Mar 18, 2019

GETTY VILLA

Get to know who’s who in the ancient Greek Underworld, and how to secure a happy afterlife.  Details 

Upcoming

Nov 16, 2018 - Feb 10, 2019

GETTY CENTER

Asking powerful questions about history, identity, race, and religion, the exhibition demonstrates how the legacy of the South continues to permeate American experience.  Details 

Upcoming

Dec 4, 2018 - Apr 21, 2019

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This exhibition investigates various paradigms of monumentality, prompting viewers to consider why certain monuments endure and others fall.  Details 

Upcoming

GETTY CENTER

Discover what we know and don't know, what we'd like to know, and what we may never discover about these intriguing works of art and their world.  Details 

Upcoming

Dec 18, 2018 - Apr 7, 2019

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Explore the fantastic art of the written word in manuscripts created from England to Ethiopia over nearly one thousand years.  Details