Getty Patron Program

The Getty Patron Program
Irises (detail), 1889, Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Inaugural Year

Join Us

By joining the Patron Program you provide invaluable support to the people and programs that make the Getty a leader in promoting and protecting the world’s artistic legacy. You will engage with others who believe that the arts transcend barriers and inspire empathy and understanding.

Your Support Makes a Difference
Your contribution goes directly to fund exhibitions, education, research, and special programs. Specifically, the Getty Patron Program supports:

  • World-class exhibitions at the Getty Center and Getty Villa
  • Education and outreach programs for 175,000 students per year, from kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Cultural exchanges and international collaborations with leading and emerging scholars around the world
  • Scholarly programs presenting lectures, symposia, and films
  • Cutting-edge research at six Getty Center laboratories where scientists, conservators, and other professionals address the challenges of conserving art, architecture, archaeological sites, and monuments
  • Cultural heritage field projects in countries around the world, including China, Egypt, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, and the United States

Friend

With an annual gift of $1,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • A subscription to The Getty magazine, published quarterly
  • An invitation for two to the annual Patron Reception
  • An invitation for two to one exhibition opening
($840 is tax deductible)

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Associate

With an annual gift of $5,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • 20% discount on purchases in the Getty Store (Getty Center and Getty Villa)
  • One free Getty publication chosen by the Getty president
  • Invitations to attend three receptions with curators, conservators, and other Getty staff (includes complimentary parking)
  • All benefits of Friends
($4,638 is tax deductible)

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Fellow

With an annual gift of $10,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to the annual President’s Dinner
  • Access to the Patron Program concierge for parking reservations when you or your spouse/partner visit the Getty Center or Getty Villa
  • All benefits of Associates
($9,363 is tax deductible)

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Partner

With an annual gift of $25,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to a Partner Reception at the Getty
  • An invitation for two to all Getty exhibition openings
  • The opportunity to reserve the Private Dining Room at the Getty Center or the Founder’s Room at the Getty Villa for a private event
  • All benefits of Fellows
($23,153 is tax deductible)

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Benefactor

With an annual gift of $50,000 or more, you will enjoy:

  • An invitation for two to a Benefactor event in the Director’s Suite prior to the opening of one major exhibition
  • VIP "top-of-hill" parking for one vehicle
  • All benefits of Partners
($47,968 is tax deductible)

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Contact

To learn more, please contact the Office of Development at 310-440-7700 or patrons@getty.edu.