Pacific Standard Time is a collaboration of arts institutions across Southern California led by the Getty and made possible through Getty Foundation grants. The initiative has produced hundreds of linked art exhibitions, scholarly publications, and public programs, the majority of which have relied on grant-supported research and planning to come to fruition.


The next Pacific Standard Time explores the intersections of art and science in a global dimension.

The first collaboration launched in fall 2011 and told the story of the birth of the Los Angeles art scene following World War II.
Held in 2013, this smaller-scale program celebrated twentieth-century architecture in the region.
The most recent collaboration opened in 2017 and presented Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles.

stack of catalogs published during PST: LA/LA
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA publications, the majority of which were supported by the Getty Foundation. Image © 2018 J. Paul Getty Trust

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