Visitors enjoy an architecture tour at the Getty Center
Discover the Museum's historic collection and the Getty Center's architecture and gardens by participating in a rich selection of engaging talks and tours that bring the Getty Center's unique setting and the visual arts to life.


Architecture Tours
45-minute tours of the Getty Center site and architecture.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Garden Tours
45-minute tours of the grounds and Central Garden.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Collection Highlights Tour
This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. daily, 2:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, *Saturdays, and Sundays, 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays only.
*2:15 p.m. will not be offered on Saturday, December 8, 2018, January 5, and January 19, 2019.


Focus Tour: Era of Impressionism
Explore the Getty's collection of 19th-century paintings by artists such as Millet, Monet, and Van Gogh in this one-hour tour. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:00 p.m. daily, and 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays

Focus Tour: One Great Masterpiece
Experience one great work of art through close looking and shared conversation in this free 30-minute program. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall. Sign up starts at 3:00 pm.
Friday, November 23 at 4:00 p.m.

Focus Tour: Two Great Masterpieces
Experience two great works of art through close looking and shared conversation in this 45-minute program. Meet under the stairs in the Museum Entrance Hall. Sign-up starts one hour before the tour at the Information Desk.
Saturday, November 24 at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m.

Focus Tour: Renaissance
This 30-minute tour introduces key examples of Renaissance art in the Getty collection. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:45 a.m. daily, and 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays

Special Exhibition Tour: The Renaissance Nude
This one-hour tour of the exhibition, with more than 100 objects by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Dürer, and others, explores the nude's controversial emergence and transformative effect on European art and culture. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:30 a.m., 12:30, and 1:30 p.m., with additional tour on Saturday at 6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Spotlight: A Queen's Treasure
15-minute in-depth gallery talks about a single work of art.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:45 p.m. daily, and 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays

See our current offerings and learn more about Spotlight of the Week.

Curator's and Conservator's Gallery Talks
Curators and conservators present their perspectives on special exhibitions, recent acquisitions, and significant objects on loan to the Museum.

Offered monthly; check our event calendar for current offerings.

See all upcoming talks and tours on our event calendar.