Weekend Friday–Sunday, August 17–19, 2018

Weekend Fri–Sun, Aug 17–19, 2018

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.

Get free tickets to the Getty Villa

Friday, August 17, 2018
Highlight

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Friday

AUG 17

6 pm - 9 pm

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This night of experimental performances includes D.C. punk icon Ian Svenonius, who brings his first solo project to the main stage; a...  Details 

Friday

AUG 17

7 pm

GETTY CENTER

Johanna Drucker discusses the future of books in contemporary culture and artists' essential role in their historical production.  Details 

Daily

through May 1, 2020

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

A 45-minute tour of the Central Garden.  Details 

Daily

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

through Feb 28, 2019

10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the groundbreaking architecture of the Getty Center.  Details 

Weekdays

through Aug 31

11 am

GETTY VILLA

Take an immersive dive into the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery discussion.  Details 

Daily

through Dec 30

11:15 am

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Meet at the Information Desk.  Details 

Weekdays

through Sep 7

11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

See what fascinated ancient Mediterranean civilizations about each other.  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

12 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the impact of Platonic philosophy on today's world through this 30-minute tour of works by prominent contemporary artists.  Details 

Daily

through Apr 4, 2020

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Daily

1 pm, 4 pm

GETTY CENTER

This tour explores the work of two artists focused on creating an outdoor experience to complement the Getty's art collections. Blending...  Details 

Daily

through Aug 19

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

This 15-minute conversation explores modern fashion photography and considers how photographers have shaped notions of style and beauty....  Details 

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Jan 6, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Sculpture and precious objects illustrate over 2,000 years of artistic interplay.  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

GETTY VILLA

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

Daily

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 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Oct 21

GETTY CENTER

A survey of the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

This highly visual and experiential presentation focuses on artists' books that can be unpacked, unfolded, unfurled, or disassembled.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

Discover drawings from the Museum’s collection that showcase Dutch artists’ masterful description of the world around them.  Details 

Daily

through Feb 3, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Highlight

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Saturday

AUG 18

10 am - 5 pm

GETTY VILLA

You're just in time to join the party - it's Percy Jackson's birthday! Start with a special audio tour to unravel the mystery of your...  Details 

Saturday, Sunday

Aug 18 - Aug 19

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has...  Details 

Daily

through Feb 28, 2019

10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the groundbreaking architecture of the Getty Center.  Details 

Daily

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

through May 1, 2020

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

A 45-minute tour of the Central Garden.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Aug 26

11 am

GETTY VILLA

Take an immersive dive into the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery discussion.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Apr 4, 2020

11 am, 4:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Daily

through Dec 30

11:15 am

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Meet at the Information Desk.  Details 

GETTY CENTER

See what fascinated ancient Mediterranean civilizations about each other.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Sep 2

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the impact of Platonic philosophy on today's world through this 30-minute tour of works by prominent contemporary artists.  Details 

Daily

1 pm, 4 pm

GETTY CENTER

This tour explores the work of two artists focused on creating an outdoor experience to complement the Getty's art collections. Blending...  Details 

Saturdays

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY VILLA

A sweet and savory menu inspired by the ancient Mediterranean.  Details 

Thursdays, Saturdays

through Apr 4, 2020

2:30 pm - 5 pm

GETTY VILLA

Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Getty Villa's gardens and explore the plants, herbs, and fruits used for cooking in antiquity.  Details 

Daily

through Aug 19

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

This 15-minute conversation explores modern fashion photography and considers how photographers have shaped notions of style and beauty....  Details 

Saturdays

Aug 18 - Dec 29

4:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the Getty’s collection of 19th-century paintings by artists such as Millet, Monet, and Van Gogh in this 50-minute tour. Meet at...  Details 

Saturday

AUG 18

10 am - 5 pm

GETTY VILLA

You're just in time to join the party - it's Percy Jackson's birthday! Start with a special audio tour to unravel the mystery of your...  Details 

Saturday, Sunday

Aug 18 - Aug 19

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has...  Details 

Saturdays

1 pm - 3 pm

GETTY VILLA

A sweet and savory menu inspired by the ancient Mediterranean.  Details 

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Jan 6, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Sculpture and precious objects illustrate over 2,000 years of artistic interplay.  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

GETTY VILLA

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

Daily

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 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

This highly visual and experiential presentation focuses on artists' books that can be unpacked, unfolded, unfurled, or disassembled.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 21

GETTY CENTER

A survey of the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

Discover drawings from the Museum’s collection that showcase Dutch artists’ masterful description of the world around them.  Details 

Daily

through Feb 3, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018
Highlight

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Saturday, Sunday

Aug 18 - Aug 19

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has...  Details 

Sunday

AUG 19

5 pm

GETTY CENTER

Deborah Willis, artist and professor of photography and imaging at New York University, explores the ways in which the concepts of beauty...  Details 

Daily

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the architecture of the Getty Villa and learn more about daily life in the ancient world in this 40-minute tour.  Details 

Daily

through May 1, 2020

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

A 45-minute tour of the Central Garden.  Details 

Daily

through Feb 28, 2019

10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Explore the groundbreaking architecture of the Getty Center.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Aug 26

11 am

GETTY VILLA

Take an immersive dive into the richness of ancient art in this 20-minute gallery discussion.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Apr 4, 2020

11 am, 4:30 pm

GETTY VILLA

This 50-minute tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection.  Details 

Daily

through Dec 30

11:15 am

GETTY CENTER

This one-hour tour provides an overview of major works from the Museum's collection. Meet at the Information Desk.  Details 

GETTY CENTER

See what fascinated ancient Mediterranean civilizations about each other.  Details 

Saturdays, Sundays

through Sep 2

1 pm

GETTY VILLA

Explore the impact of Platonic philosophy on today's world through this 30-minute tour of works by prominent contemporary artists.  Details 

Daily

1 pm, 4 pm

GETTY CENTER

This tour explores the work of two artists focused on creating an outdoor experience to complement the Getty's art collections. Blending...  Details 

Daily

through Aug 19

2:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

This 15-minute conversation explores modern fashion photography and considers how photographers have shaped notions of style and beauty....  Details 

Saturday, Sunday

Aug 18 - Aug 19

4 pm

GETTY CENTER

Three-time Grammy nominee Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. For nearly 20 years, Justin has...  Details 

Sunday

AUG 19

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Discover the art of drawing dynamic drapery and learn techniques for creating volume, texture and movement with artist Kaitlynn Redell.   Details 

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Jan 6, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

Sculpture and precious objects illustrate over 2,000 years of artistic interplay.  Details 

Daily

through Sep 3

GETTY VILLA

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

Daily

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 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Sep 9

GETTY CENTER

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

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

This highly visual and experiential presentation focuses on artists' books that can be unpacked, unfolded, unfurled, or disassembled.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 21

GETTY CENTER

A survey of the rich and varied history of modern fashion photography.  Details 

Daily

through Oct 28

GETTY CENTER

Discover drawings from the Museum’s collection that showcase Dutch artists’ masterful description of the world around them.  Details 

Daily

through Feb 3, 2019

GETTY CENTER

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