What We Do

Through ambitious projects in Los Angeles and around the world, the Getty works to make a lasting difference in art historical research, conservation and museum practice, and to promote knowledge and appreciation of art.

Explore Our Work

Read and watch behind-the-scenes stories about our conservation work, exhibitions, grant initiatives, publications, and training programs.

Featured Projects and Initiatives

The Getty serves its mission in diverse ways. Learn about some of our projects and initiatives.

The Getty Around the World

Meet the people working with the Getty in unique and beautiful places around the world to study and preserve art and cultural heritage.

Open Content Program

The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required.

The J. Paul Getty Medal

The J. Paul Getty Medal honors extraordinary contributions to the practice, understanding and support of the arts.

Arts + Ideas Podcast

Listen as Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, engages important thinkers in the visual arts in conversation about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.