Knowledge Center


Museum Catalogues in the Digital Age is the final report for the Getty Foundation's Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI), which was dedicated to rethinking the museum scholarly collection catalogues for the digital age. Read the report

A decade after Hurricane Katrina struck the Louisiana coast, the Foundation released a report on the impact of its Fund for New Orleans. The initiative provided support in the wake of the storm to help revitalize the city's cultural institutions as they recovered. Read the report

Prepared by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), the Economic Impact Analysis report for Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980 summarizes the significant impact of this collaborative initiative to the local and regional economies. Read the report

Closer to Van Eyck is a free, open access web application that allows users to zoom into over 1 billion pixels of the famous Ghent Altarpiece. Hosted by KIK-IRPA and supported by grants from the Getty Foundation. Explore the site

In 2007 the Getty Foundation released L.A. Art Online: Learning from the Getty's Electronic Cataloguing Initiative. This report summarizes the experiences of 21 Los Angeles-area museums in making information about their visual arts collections available online. Read the report

In 2008 the Foundation completed a major evaluation of the Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program that included a survey of past participants. As a result, we began offering professional development programs for alumni. Read the executive summary

The Foundation's Campus Heritage Initiative supported preservation efforts for over 85 historic campuses across the U.S. from 2003-2007. The resulting preservation plans are freely available through this Web portal developed by the Society for College and University Planning. Visit the portal

In 2000, the J. Paul Getty Trust and Harvard's Project Zero held a conference on arts education at the Getty Center, Beyond the Soundbite: What the Research Actually Shows About Arts Education and Academic Outcomes. Read the proceedings


Press Coverage


Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
September 12, 2017: Mapping out Pacific Standard Time's second act
September 11, 2017: In the Art World, 'Latinx' Marks a Gender-Free Spot
September 6, 2017: From Donald Duck to Donald Trump, an unprecedented look at Latin American art holds up a mirror to the U.S.

Professional Development
August 1, 2017: In its 25th year, the Getty's Multicultural Internship Program is changing the face of arts leadership in L.A.

Keeping It Modern
July 31, 2017: Bauhaus Among 12 Modern Buildings to Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation

July 31, 2017: Getty Foundation's "Keeping it Modern" grants conservation efforts for twelve major works of 20th century architecture

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
June 1, 2017: Mexico City's art scene is booming, but even with deep roots, political uncertainty keeps it fragile

Keeping It Modern
May 18, 2017: How the Getty Foundation Is Saving Modernist Structures Around the World

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
February 10, 2017: In Mexico City, a PST LA/LA presentation becomes a cultural salvo in favor of U.S.-Mexico exchange

Architectural Conservation
February 8, 2017: Living Heritage of Mewar

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
January 18, 2017: Where music meets art: Café Tacvba and Santa Cecilia join L.A. Phil to kick off PST LA/LA

Panel Paintings Initiative
December 21, 2016: The 50-year rescue of Vasari's flood-damaged masterpiece

Keeping It Modern
November 21, 2016: Lina Bo Bardi's Glass House and the Multiple Worlds It Contains

November 17, 2016: Miami to borrow $45 million to restore historic Marine Stadium

Panel Paintings Initiative
November 4, 2016: Vasari's Last Supper back on display 50 years after Florence Flood

November 3, 2016: After the Florence Flood: Saving Vasari's 'Last Supper'

October 26, 2016: Resurrecting Vasari's 'The Last Supper'

Keeping It Modern
April 1, 2016: Opera House $500 million renewal plan touches everything from the concrete to the sails

April 1, 2016: Operatic scale conservation: Concrete conservation project at Sydney Opera House assisted by University researchers

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
March 30, 2016: Getty Foundation to issue $8.5 million in grants for Latino and Latin American-themed shows across SoCal

March 30, 2016: More Funding for Pacific Standard Time Art Exhibitions for 2017

March 30, 2016: Latino and Latin American artists to meet in Pacific Standard Time

December 16, 2015: Getty brings Latin American artists to Los Angeles

Keeping It Modern
December 5, 2015: Exhibition of Pierre Jeanneret's works begins at PU

December 5, 2015: PU designed in Pierre's signature style

Panel Paintings Initiative
November 11, 2015: Bosch, Revolutionary and Master

October 30, 2015: Inside the Italian Art Hospital That Rescues Old Paintings

October 30, 2015: The Noordbrabants Museum honors Hieronymus Bosch

October 28, 2015: 20 Hieronymus Bosch Paintings Return Home for Artist's 500th Anniversary

October 26, 2015: Decades after Florence's great flood, an art hospital renews still-damaged treasures

October 26, 2015: Photos: Inside the Florence lab saving priceless works of art

October 26, 2015: The Getty gives an assist to a Hieronymus Bosch blockbuster in the artist's hometown

October 21, 2015: Dutch museum achieves the impossible with new Hieronymus Bosch show

Fund for New Orleans
October 13, 2015: Ten Years After Katrina, Did the Getty Foundation's Fund for New Orleans Succeed?

August 25, 2015: Katrina Revisited: Richard Moe and the National Trust

Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 31, 2014: Bringing a Collections Catalogue to Life

Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI)
July 9, 2014: Monet Goes Digital

Strawberry Hill, Architectural Conservation Grants
July 9, 2013: Strawberry Hill Wins Europa Nostra Grand Prize in Conservation

Pacific Standard Time Presents
May, 2013: L.A. Historical

Nagaur Fort, Architectural Conservation Grants
May, 2013: 20 Projects Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture