Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Daily

GETTY CENTER

Drawn from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s superb collection, this installation features a selection of marble and bronze works.  Details 

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The life and legacy of the art collector and businessman who used his fortune to create an institution dedicated to the arts.  Details 

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through Oct 13

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Enjoy a selection of eighteenth-century portraits from the museum’s pastel collection.  Details 

Daily

through Apr 28

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Discover what we know and don't know, what we'd like to know, and what we may never discover about these intriguing works of art and their world.  Details 

Daily

through Apr 28

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Discover a groundbreaking altarpiece by Pontormo, the Visitation, and explore his achievements as a religious and portrait painter.  Details 

Daily

through Jul 14

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Explore artists’ use of photography to emphasize their personal relationships with the sites they depict.  Details 

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through Jun 9

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Understand how contemporary artists use reenactment as a tool to critique the narratives of personal, political, and art histories.  Details 

Daily

through Jun 9

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Explore the first major retrospective of the work of one of the most experimental photographers of the Victorian era.  Details 

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through Apr 19, 2020

GETTY CENTER

Get a close look at an extraordinary French chandelier designed to hold water for small goldfish.  Details 

Daily

through May 27

GETTY VILLA

Vivid funerary portraits from ancient Syria illuminate the lives of wealthy traders linking the Roman and Parthian empires.  Details 

Upcoming

Apr 30 - Jul 21

GETTY CENTER

Explore the awe-inspiring cosmos and the realm of angels and demons through medieval manuscripts of faith and science.  Details 

Upcoming

Apr 30 - Jun 2

GETTY CENTER

Two rare Leonardo da Vinci drawings displayed to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the celebrated artist’s death.  Details 

Upcoming

May 14 - Aug 18

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Experience the vast throng of animals that inhabit the bestiary, or book of beasts, and escape its pages into a glittering array of medieval artworks.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 4 - Sep 15

GETTY CENTER

Explore illustration as a branch of artistic production from the Enlightenment through the Romantic age.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 11 - Oct 13

GETTY CENTER

Highlighting the Getty Research Institute's extensive collection of student work, teaching resources, and rare prints, drawings, and photographs from the highly influential art and design school.  Details 

Upcoming

ONLINE ONLY

A digital exhibition of the influential Weimar-era art and design school, exploring the school's history, radical pedagogy, and theoretical underpinnings.  Details 

Upcoming

Jun 26 - Oct 28

GETTY VILLA

See original artifacts from the luxurious Roman Villa dei Papiri, model for the Getty Villa, including recent discoveries.  Details 

Upcoming

Jul 2 - Oct 6

GETTY CENTER

See a newly acquired drawing by the English Romantic artist John Martin who influenced generations of Hollywood movie makers.  Details