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 Tour
One-hour overviews of major works in the Museum.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:15 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 4:00 p.m.

Focus Tour: Go for Baroque
This one-hour tour focuses on the Getty's rich collection of 17th-century art by such old masters as Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Gianlorenzo Bernini. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:00 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 5:30 p.m.

Focus Tour: Renaissance
This one-hour tour explores a variety of examples of Renaissance art in the Getty collection. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 12:00 p.m.

Special Exhibition Tour
This one-hour tour explores the art resulting from cultural exchange between ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. From finely crafted vessels to striking portraits, and luxury objects fashioned for a clientele obsessed with all things Egyptian, see what fascinated these ancient Mediterranean civilizations about each other. Meet at the Information Desk.
Tuesdays–Fridays at 11:30 a.m., 12:30, and 1:30 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 6:00 p.m.

Spotlight-of-the-Week Talks
15-minute in-depth gallery talks about a single work of art.
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2:30 p.m., with an additional Saturday tour at 7:00 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.