Knowledge Center

A decade after Hurricane Katrina struck the Louisiana coast, the Foundation released a report on the impact of its Fund for New Orleans. The initiative provided support in the wake of the storm to help revitalize the city's cultural institutions as they recovered. Read the report

Moving Museum Catalogues Online is an interim report on the Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative. Includes lessons learned, inside perspectives on the challenges of digital publishing, and templates for working documents from participating institutions. Read the report

Prepared by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), the Economic Impact Analysis report for Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980 summarizes the significant impact of this collaborative initiative to the local and regional economies. Read the report

Closer to Van Eyck is a free, open access web application that allows users to zoom into over 1 billion pixels of the famous Ghent Altarpiece. Hosted by KIK-IRPA and supported by grants from the Getty Foundation. Explore the site

In 2007 the Getty Foundation released L.A. Art Online: Learning from the Getty's Electronic Cataloguing Initiative. This report summarizes the experiences of 21 Los Angeles-area museums in making information about their visual arts collections available online. Read the report

In 2008 the Foundation completed a major evaluation of the Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program that included a survey of past participants. As a result, we began offering professional development programs for alumni. Read the executive summary

The Foundation's Campus Heritage Initiative supported preservation efforts for over 85 historic campuses across the U.S. from 2003-2007. The resulting preservation plans are freely available through this Web portal developed by the Society for College and University Planning. Visit the portal

In 2000, the J. Paul Getty Trust and Harvard's Project Zero held a conference on arts education at the Getty Center, Beyond the Soundbite: What the Research Actually Shows About Arts Education and Academic Outcomes. Read the proceedings

Press Coverage

Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 31, 2014: Bringing a Collections Catalogue to Life

Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 9, 2014: Monet Goes Digital

Strawberry Hill, Architectural Conservation Grants
July 9, 2013: Strawberry Hill Wins Europa Nostra Grand Prize in Conservation

Pacific Standard Time Presents
May, 2013: L.A. Historical

Nagaur Fort, Architectural Conservation Grants
May, 2013: 20 Projects Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture