Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

The Getty Center is open today. Admission is free, no ticket required.The Getty Center is closed today.

The Getty Villa is open today. Admission is free, but an advance, timed-entry ticket is required.The Getty Villa is closed today.

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GETTY CENTER

Drawn from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s superb collection, this installation features a selection of marble and bronze works.  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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through Jan 6, 2019

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Rarely exhibited Japanese lacquer boxes from the collection of Marie-Antoinette.  Details 

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through Jan 20, 2019

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Photography by 23 Los Angeles-area high school students.  Details 

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through Feb 3, 2019

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Experience three medieval manuscripts containing sacred texts: a Torah and a Christian Bible from Northern Europe, and a North African Qur’an.  Details 

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through Oct 13, 2019

GETTY CENTER

Enjoy a selection of eighteenth-century portraits from the museum’s pastel collection.  Details 

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through Jan 27, 2019

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Trace the controversial representation of the nude, from its emergence to artistic prominence across Europe between 1400 and 1530.  Details 

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through Feb 10, 2019

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Asking powerful questions about history, identity, race, and religion, the exhibition demonstrates how the legacy of the South continues to permeate American experience.  Details 

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through Apr 21, 2019

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This exhibition investigates various paradigms of monumentality, prompting viewers to consider why certain monuments endure and others fall.  Details 

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through Apr 28, 2019

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Discover what we know and don't know, what we'd like to know, and what we may never discover about these intriguing works of art and their world.  Details 

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through May 27, 2019

GETTY VILLA

Vivid funerary portraits from ancient Syria illuminate the lives of wealthy traders linking the Roman and Parthian empires.  Details 

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through Mar 18, 2019

GETTY VILLA

Get to know who’s who in the ancient Greek Underworld, and how to secure a happy afterlife.  Details 

Upcoming

Dec 18, 2018 - Apr 7, 2019

GETTY CENTER

Explore the fantastic art of the written word in manuscripts created from England to Ethiopia over nearly one thousand years.  Details 

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Feb 5, 2019 - Jun 2, 2019

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Explore, through a recently acquired drawing, the close collaboration between Swiss late Renaissance designers and glass painters.  Details 

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Feb 5, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

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Discover a groundbreaking altarpiece by Pontormo, the Visitation, and explore his achievements as a religious and portrait painter.  Details 

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Feb 26, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019

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Explore artists’ use of photography to emphasize their personal relationships with the sites they depict.  Details 

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Mar 12, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019

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Understand how contemporary artists use reenactment as a tool to critique the narratives of personal, political, and art histories.  Details 

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Mar 12, 2019 - Jun 9, 2019

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Explore the first major retrospective of the work of one of the most experimental photographers of the Victorian era.  Details 

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Apr 9, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020

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Get a close look at an extraordinary French chandelier designed to hold water for small goldfish.  Details 

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Apr 30, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

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Explore the awe-inspiring cosmos and the realm of angels and demons through medieval manuscripts of faith and science.  Details 

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May 14, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019

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Experience the vast throng of animals that inhabit the bestiary, or book of beasts, and escape its pages into a glittering array of medieval artworks.  Details 

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Jun 4, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019

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Explore illustration as a branch of artistic production from the Enlightenment through the Romantic age.  Details 

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Jun 26, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

GETTY VILLA

See original artifacts from the luxurious Roman villa the Getty Villa is modeled on, including recent discoveries.  Details 

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Jul 30, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

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Explore the remarkable evolution of the camera through the Museum’s collection of historic cameras and photographs.  Details