Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

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Daily

through Sep 5

GETTY VILLA

Museum, Floor 1
On loan from the British Museum, these masterworks of ancient relief sculpture from Iraq preserve scenes of royal lion hunts, battles, and banquets.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 31

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South Pavilion, Plaza Level
Made in late 18th-century Paris and on view for the first time, this impressive chair preserves the ephemeral art of the upholsterer.  Details 

Daily

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South Pavilion, Plaza Level
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 May 29

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West Pavilion, Lower Level
Various photographers active since the 1970s represent the connection between writing and photography in images that showcase the performative nature of these mediums.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 10

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Research Institute Galleries I and II
Focused at the intersection of science and art, this exhibition explores themes of art and anatomy from the 16th century to today.  Details 

Daily

through May 29

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North Pavilion, Plaza Level
Medieval manuscripts show the many ways the Hebrew Bible was interpreted.  Details 

Daily

through Jun 12

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West Pavilion, Lower Level
Experience this important retrospective celebrating Cunningham's immense contribution to the history of 20th-century photography.  Details 

Daily

through Aug 14

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South Pavilion, Upper Level
Discover seldom seen works by artists from Degas to Redon, tracing the evolution of pastels from Impressionism to Symbolism.  Details 

Daily

through Jun 26

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North Pavilion, Plaza Level
Experience contemporary photographs by international artists, juxtaposed with selected European paintings and decorative arts.  Details 

Daily

through Aug 8

GETTY VILLA

The Getty Villa
Encounter the tumultuous relationship ancient Greece and Rome had with their rival to the east, the great empire of Persia. This exhibition explores the artistic and cultural connections between these world powers.  Details 

Upcoming

May 31 - Sep 4

GETTY CENTER

West Pavilion, Plaza Level
Renaissance drawings illuminate the once-widespread murals of Rome.  Details 

Upcoming

May 31 - Sep 4

GETTY CENTER

West Pavilion, Plaza Level
A close look at the creation, destruction, and renewal of a famed Los Angeles mural.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 7 - Aug 28

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East Pavilion
Trace the momentous history of de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre painting, from theft to recovery and conservation.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 7 - Aug 28

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East Pavilion
Dean’s 16mm film casts the Getty Center landscape as home to the Greek god Pan.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 14 - Oct 16

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Museum Entrance Hall
A presentation of photographs by teens, exhibited alongside posters inspired by their work.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 21 - Sep 11

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North Pavilion, Plaza Level
This exhibition explores the ways in which the Middle Ages have been mythologized, dramatized, and re-envisioned time and again, proving an irresistible period for creative reinterpretations.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 28 - Oct 2

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West Pavilion, Lower Level
Look and listen to an exhibition of photographs that record the visual while suggesting the audible.  Details 

Upcoming

Jul 19 - Oct 9

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West Pavilion, Lower Level
Discover powerful images of African American life in the 1960s and 1970s.  Details 

Upcoming

Aug 2 - Oct 30

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Exhibitions Pavilion
Discover the influence of ancient Mediterranean culture in the work of this contemporary artist.  Details 

Upcoming

Aug 23 - Dec 31

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Research Institute Galleries I and II
This exhibition analyzes representations of the Americas, questioning the mythologies and utopian visions that proliferated after the arrival of Europeans to the continents.  Details