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 10:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.,
and 4:00 p.m.


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

Collection Highlights Tours
One-hour overviews of major works in the Museum
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Special note: This tour is also offered at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays–Sundays when there is no special exhibition on display in the Exhibition Pavilion.

Exhibition Tours
One-hour special exhibition tours offered periodically
Tuesdays–Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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. The talk may also include examples of sculpture, photographs, or drawings. Meet the docent at the Museum Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12:30 p.m.

Spotlight-of-the-Week Talks
15-minute in-depth gallery talks about a single work of art
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12 p.m.

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.