J. Paul Getty in 1964, in the Great Hall of Sutton Place, England. The Getty Research Institute. Photo by Yousuf Karsh, © The Estate of Yousuf Karsh

The Life and Legacy of J. Paul Getty

GETTY CENTER

Daily, at 11 am, 1 pm, 4 pm

Museum Entrance Hall


Free | No ticket required


In this 30-minute tour, gain insight into the life and work of avid art collector, ambitious businessman, and museum founder J. Paul Getty (1892–1976), who dedicated his fortune to create “a museum, gallery of art and library for the diffusion of artistic and general knowledge.” Meet under the stairs in the Entrance Hall. Sign-up begins 30 minutes prior to the tour at the Information Desk. Capacity limited.

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