Exhibitions

Getty collections and traveling shows

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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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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 28

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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

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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

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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 Feb 18

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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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through Feb 11

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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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through May 6

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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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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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through Jul 29

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

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through Apr 22

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The Museum recently made one of the most spectacular acquisitions in its history, purchasing a collection of sixteen drawings from a...  Details 

Upcoming

Jan 23, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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

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Jan 30 - Apr 8

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

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Feb 6 - May 6

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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 

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Feb 27 - May 27

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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 - May 27

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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 - Jun 24

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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 - Sep 9

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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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Apr 18 - Sep 3

GETTY VILLA

Witness how celebrated contemporary artists consider Plato’s influence on the world today.  Details 

Upcoming

Apr 18, 2018 - 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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May 1 - Aug 5

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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 - Oct 7

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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 - Oct 21

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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