Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

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Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Daily

through Dec 3

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Interact with four objects from the Museum's decorative arts collection.  Details 

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The life and legacy of the art collector and businessman who used his fortune to create an institution dedicated to the arts.  Details 

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Drawn from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s superb collection, this installation features a selection of marble and bronze works.  Details 

Daily

through Dec 17

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Having evolved from colored chalk drawings, pastels in the eighteenth century came to rival oil paintings in color, finish, and scale.  Details 

Daily

through Jan 8, 2018

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Artistry of mosaics and the contexts of their discovery across Rome’s expanding empire.  Details 

Daily

through Nov 26

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Pearblossom Hwy., 11–18th April 1986, #2, alongside drawn and photographic self-portraits from the artist’s studio.  Details 

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through Jan 7, 2018

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Photographs, prints, plans, and maps depict the urban impact of key societal and economic transformations in six major cities in Latin America.  Details 

Daily

through Jan 28, 2018

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Experience spectacular luxury arts from the royal courts of the Maya, Incas, and Aztecs.  Details 

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through Jan 28, 2018

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Examine historical junctures and aesthetic movements through the work of sixty artists from 1850 through 2010.  Details 

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through Feb 11, 2018

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Discover the paintings of postwar artists from Brazil and Argentina who pioneered new techniques with unconventional materials.  Details 

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through Jan 14, 2018

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Discover the significance of landscape in Giovanni Bellini's paintings intended for private devotion.  Details 

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through Jan 14, 2018

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Explore the ever-changing yet eternal genre of landscape painting in Renaissance devotional manuscripts.  Details 

Upcoming

Nov 21, 2017 - Feb 18, 2018

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Three masterpieces by Caravaggio from the Galleria Borghese in Rome dramatically highlight the artist’s inventive genius.  Details 

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Dec 12, 2017 - Feb 11, 2018

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Line by line and layer by layer, artists conjure a three-dimensional world from a simple sheet of paper.  Details 

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Dec 12, 2017 - May 6, 2018

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Behind-the-scenes views of the inaugural 1997 installation of the Museum's painting, sculpture, and decorative arts galleries.  Details 

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Jan 16, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018

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This installation explores the piecing together of eighteenth-century pastels from multiple sheets of paper.  Details 

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Jan 30, 2018 - Apr 8, 2018

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Medieval manuscripts reveal sinister attitudes toward difference—racial, religious, sexual, and social.  Details 

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Feb 6, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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The life and career of the quintessential exhibition maker, exploring a surprising series of thematic interests: avant-gardes, utopias and visionaries, geographies, and grandfathers.  Details 

Upcoming

Feb 27, 2018 - May 27, 2018

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Trace American experimentation with paper photography amidst the tensions and migrations of the mid-nineteenth century.  Details 

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Feb 27, 2018 - May 27, 2018

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Innovative work by artists who create paper models to be photographed or who reshape photographs to introduce tactile elements.  Details 

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Mar 13, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018

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See how contact with Mughal art inspired Rembrandt to draw in an entirely different, refined style.  Details 

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Mar 27, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018

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Sculpture and precious objects illustrate over 2,000 years of artistic interplay between ancient Egypt and the Classical world.  Details 

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May 1, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

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Venture to paradise as conceived by Buddhists, Muslims, and Christians in the Middle Ages.  Details 

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May 22, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

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Facial expressions conjured or caught by the camera from the Getty Museum's permanent collection of photographs.  Details 

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Jun 26, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

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This exhibition surveys the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography, exploring the ways in which photographers whose careers have been closely associated with the industry have shaped evolving notions of style and beauty. Drawn from the Getty Museum’s permanent collection and supplemented by loans from private and public sources, Icons of Style features more than two hundred photographs presented alongside a selection of costumes, illustrations, magazine covers, videos, and advertisements.  Details