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.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Daily

through Oct 13

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

Daily

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

Daily

through Apr 19, 2020

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Get a close look at an extraordinary French chandelier designed to hold water for small goldfish.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 13

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Highlighting the Getty Research Institute's extensive collection of student work, teaching resources, and rare prints, drawings, and photographs from the highly influential art and design school.  Details 

Daily

ONLINE ONLY

A digital exhibition of the influential Weimar-era art and design school, exploring the school's history, radical pedagogy, and theoretical underpinnings.  Details 

Daily

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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 

Daily

through Sep 29

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LA #Unshuttered showcases the photography of young artists advocating for social justice.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY VILLA

See original artifacts from the luxurious Roman Villa dei Papiri, model for the Getty Villa, including recent discoveries.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 6

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See a newly acquired drawing by the English Romantic artist John Martin who influenced generations of Hollywood movie makers.  Details 

Daily

through Nov 10

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Explores a celebrated, controversial photo essay published in Life magazine and the remarkable chain of events it prompted.  Details 

Daily

through Nov 10

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Artists revisit people and places over time, creating compelling photographic series.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 20

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This focused exhibition pays homage to the cathedral’s importance in European art history.  Details 

Daily

through Jan 5, 2020

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Explore the remarkable evolution of the camera through a selection of historic cameras and photographs.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 27

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Explore medieval images in transition from illumination to print.  Details 

Upcoming

Oct 2, 2019 - Sep 5, 2022

GETTY VILLA

On loan from the British Museum, these masterworks of ancient relief sculpture from Iraq preserve scenes of royal lion hunts, battles, and banquets.  Details 

Upcoming

Oct 8, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020

GETTY CENTER

Discover a new side of Manet through the elegant portraits, still lifes, café scenes, and watercolors of his final years.  Details 

Upcoming

Oct 15, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020

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A vibrant survey of early twentieth-century American printmaking and photography, exploring the visual wonders of urban life.  Details 

Upcoming

Dec 3, 2019 - Mar 29, 2020

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Rare preparatory drawings, working proofs, and trial prints shed light on Käthe Kollwitz’s creative process and reveal the depth of her social and political engagement.  Details