Getty Patron Program

Inaugural Year

Join Us

By joining the Patron Program you provide invaluable support to the people and programs that make the Getty a leader in promoting and protecting the world’s artistic legacy. You will engage with others who believe that the arts transcend barriers and inspire empathy and understanding.

Your Support Makes a Difference
Your contribution goes directly to fund exhibitions, education, research, and special programs. Specifically, the Getty Patron Program supports:

  • World-class exhibitions at the Getty Center and Getty Villa
  • Education and outreach programs for 165,000 students per year, from kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Cultural exchanges and international collaborations with leading and emerging scholars around the world
  • Scholarly programs presenting lectures, symposia, and films
  • Cutting-edge research at six Getty Center laboratories where scientists, conservators, and other professionals address the challenges of conserving art, architecture, archaeological sites, and monuments
  • Cultural heritage field projects in countries around the world, including China, Egypt, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, and the United States

Friend

With an annual gift of $1,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • A subscription to The Getty magazine, published quarterly
  • An invitation for two to the annual Patron Reception
  • An invitation for two to one exhibition opening
($840 is tax deductible)

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Associate

With an annual gift of $5,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • 20% discount on purchases in the Getty Store (Getty Center and Getty Villa)
  • One free Getty publication chosen by the Getty president
  • Invitations to attend three receptions with curators, conservators, and other Getty staff (includes complimentary parking)
  • All benefits of Friends
($4,638 is tax deductible)

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Fellow

With an annual gift of $10,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to the annual President’s Dinner
  • Access to the Patron Program concierge for parking reservations when you or your spouse/partner visit the Getty Center or Getty Villa
  • All benefits of Associates
($9,363 is tax deductible)

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Partner

With an annual gift of $25,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to a Partner Reception at the Getty
  • An invitation for two to all Getty exhibition openings
  • The opportunity to reserve the Private Dining Room at the Getty Center or the Founder’s Room at the Getty Villa for a private event
  • All benefits of Fellows
($23,153 is tax deductible)

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Benefactor

With an annual gift of $50,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to a Benefactor event in the Director’s Suite prior to the opening of one major exhibition
  • VIP "top-of-hill" parking for one vehicle
  • All benefits of Partners
($47,968 is tax deductible)

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Contact

To learn more, please contact the Office of Development at 310-440-7700 or patrons@getty.edu.

The Getty Patron Program
Irises (detail), 1889, Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum