Knowledge Center

This free volume is the first Arabic translation of key readings on the archaeological conservation of mosaics. Part of MOSAIKON, the book discusses mosaics in the Mediterranean Basin and the primary conventions of the conservation of mosaic cultural heritage. Download the book

A report on the first five years of Keeping It Modern describes the impact of grants focused on the conservation of significant modern movement buildings around the world. Read the report

This is a report on 15 years of Foundation grantmaking for Pacific Standard Time. Included are the goals and impact of the two iterations of this region-wide collaboration of arts organizations across Southern California: Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980 and PST: LA/LA. Read the report

The Foundation's Keeping It Modern initiative supports the conservation of significant 20th century architecture. The Keeping It Modern Report Library makes freely available the resulting conservation plans and technical reports produced by grantees. Visit the Report Library

This report released in 2018 includes highlights of the Panel Paintings Initiative, a program to train the next generation of panel paintings conservators before the current experts retire. Read the report

This report released in 2017 commemorates twenty-five years of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program and features profiles of intern alumni working in the visual arts. Read the report

In 2016, the Getty Foundation hired the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) to conduct a grantee perception survey of the Foundation's active organizational grantees. Read the summary report

Museum Catalogues in the Digital Age is the final report for the Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI), which was dedicated to rethinking the museum scholarly collection catalogues for the digital age. Read the report

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

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 Panel Paintings Initiative grants. 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 Getty Marrow 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

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

Professional Development
June 4, 2019: How Internships Are Changing the Art World

Keeping It Modern
May 16, 2019: How Two Getty Initiatives Are Saving Global Modernist Heritage

Digital Art History
April 3, 2019: Tech Brings Historic Cities, Art to Life

Foundation Director
January 1, 2019: LA stories: Deborah Marrow looks back

Panel Paintings
November 23, 2018: Peeling Back the Paint to Discover Bruegel's Secrets
November 13, 2018: Big on Bruegel: Vienna museum assembles largest show on the artist

Keeping It Modern
October 17, 2018: Tripoli's forgotten fair basks in glow
October 11, 2018: Getty announces 2018 grants funding architectural conservation worldwide, including projects in Cuba and Lebanon

Conserving Canvas
September 14, 2018: 'Conserving Canvas': Getty Foundation initiative aims to preserve the art of art conservation itself

August 1, 2018: National Gallery wins grant to help save art conservation skills

Keeping It Modern
May 29, 2018: Art News to Keep Our Spirits High

The Paper Project
May 30, 2018: Getty Foundation Awards First Museum Curatorial Practice Grants

May 23, 2018: Morgan Library Curators to Lead a Traveling Seminar on Drawings Connoisseurship

May 22, 2018: Getty Foundation Launches Initiative to Support Curators of Drawings and Prints

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
March - May 2018: PST: LA/LA articles from ArtNexus

February 23, 2018: On Pacifics, Standards, and the Times

January 11, 2018: Prominent art festival immerses itself and derives themes from L.A.'s Latino neighborhoods

November 21, 2017: Getty Foundation Reveals Line-Up for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Performance Art Festival

September 12, 2017: Mapping out Pacific Standard Time's second act

September 11, 2017: In the Art World, 'Latinx' Marks a Gender-Free Spot

September 6, 2017: From Donald Duck to Donald Trump, an unprecedented look at Latin American art holds up a mirror to the U.S.

Professional Development
August 1, 2017: In its 25th year, the Getty's Multicultural Internship Program is changing the face of arts leadership in L.A.

Keeping It Modern
July 31, 2017: Bauhaus Among 12 Modern Buildings to Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation

July 31, 2017: Getty Foundation's "Keeping it Modern" grants conservation efforts for twelve major works of 20th century architecture

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
June 1, 2017: Mexico City's art scene is booming, but even with deep roots, political uncertainty keeps it fragile

Keeping It Modern
May 18, 2017: How the Getty Foundation Is Saving Modernist Structures Around the World

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
February 10, 2017: In Mexico City, a PST LA/LA presentation becomes a cultural salvo in favor of U.S.-Mexico exchange

January 18, 2017: Where music meets art: Café Tacvba and Santa Cecilia join L.A. Phil to kick off PST LA/LA

Panel Paintings Initiative
December 21, 2016: The 50-year rescue of Vasari's flood-damaged masterpiece

Keeping It Modern
November 21, 2016: Lina Bo Bardi's Glass House and the Multiple Worlds It Contains

November 17, 2016: Miami to borrow $45 million to restore historic Marine Stadium

Panel Paintings Initiative
November 3, 2016: After the Florence Flood: Saving Vasari's 'Last Supper'

October 26, 2016: Resurrecting Vasari's 'The Last Supper'

Keeping It Modern
April 1, 2016: Opera House $500 million renewal plan touches everything from the concrete to the sails

April 1, 2016: Operatic scale conservation: Concrete conservation project at Sydney Opera House assisted by University researchers

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
March 30, 2016: Getty Foundation to issue $8.5 million in grants for Latino and Latin American-themed shows across SoCal

March 30, 2016: More Funding for Pacific Standard Time Art Exhibitions for 2017

Keeping It Modern
December 5, 2015: Exhibition of Pierre Jeanneret's works begins at PU

December 5, 2015: PU designed in Pierre's signature style

Panel Paintings Initiative
November 11, 2015: Bosch, Revolutionary and Master

October 30, 2015: Inside the Italian Art Hospital That Rescues Old Paintings

October 30, 2015: The Noordbrabants Museum honors Hieronymus Bosch

October 28, 2015: 20 Hieronymus Bosch Paintings Return Home for Artist's 500th Anniversary

October 26, 2015: Decades after Florence's great flood, an art hospital renews still-damaged treasures

October 26, 2015: Photos: Inside the Florence lab saving priceless works of art

October 26, 2015: The Getty gives an assist to a Hieronymus Bosch blockbuster in the artist's hometown

October 21, 2015: Dutch museum achieves the impossible with new Hieronymus Bosch show

Fund for New Orleans
August 31, 2015: A Look Back at the Fund for New Orleans, 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina

August 25, 2015: Katrina Revisited: Richard Moe and the National Trust

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

Pacific Standard Time Presents
July 24, 2013: A Celebration of Days Gone By

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