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Getty Center Los Angeles

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Getty Center Los Angeles
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Venue Type: Museum

santa monica/venice

November 3rd - March 20th, 2016 In Focus: Daguerreotypes
October 13th - March 13th, 2016 The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals
October 13th - January 3rd, 2016 Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
October 6th - January 10th, 2016 Art of the Fold: Drawings of Drapery and Costume
October 6th - February 21st, 2016 The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
Otsuka Chino, Shiga Lieko, Kawauchi Rinko, SAWADA Tomoko, Onodera Yuki
October 6th - February 21st, 2016 Postwar Shadows
Ishiuchi Miyako
September 15th - January 3rd, 2016 Louis Style: French Frames, 1610–1792
Tue-Fri, Sun 10-5:30; Sat 10-9. Closed Mondays and on January 1, July 4 (Independence Day), Thanksgiving, and December 25 (Christmas Day).
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Mission Statement
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum continues to develop its collection through purchase and gifts, complementing its impact through special exhibitions, publications, educational programs developed for a wide range of audiences, and a related performing arts program. The Museum strives to provide its visitors with access to the most innovative research in the visual arts while they enjoy a unique experience in viewing works of art at our Getty Center and Getty Villa sites. While benefiting from the broader context of the Getty Trust, the Museum also extends the reach of its mission via the internet and through the regular exchange of works of art, staff, and expertise.

The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.

The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu opened on January 28, 2006, after the completion of a major renovation project. As a museum and educational center dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria, the Getty Villa serves a varied audience through exhibitions, conservation, scholarship, research, and public programs. The Villa houses approximately 44,000 works of art from the Museum's extensive collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities, of which over 1,200 are on view.

With two locations, the Getty Villa in Malibu and the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the J. Paul Getty Museum serves a wide variety of audiences through its expanded range of exhibitions and programming in the visual arts.

Get information about visiting the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.


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