J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1687
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting and interpre-ting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance. All of these activities are enhanced by the uniquely evocative architectural and garden settings provided by the Museum’s two renowned venues: The Getty Villa and the Getty Center.
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles Hourses European paintings, drawings, sculp-ture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and pho-tography from its beginings to the present, gathered internationally.
The Villa in Malibu
The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu opened on January 28, 2006, after the completion of a major renovation project. As a museum and educatio-nal center dedicated to the study of the arts and cultu-res of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria, the Getty Villa serves a varied audience through exhibitions, conservation, scholarship, research, and public pro-grams. The Villa houses approximately 44,000 works of art from the museum’s extensive collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities, of which over 1,200 are on view.
With two locations, the Getty Villa in Malibu and the Getty Center in Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum serves a wide variety of audiences through its expan-ded range of exhibitions and programming in the visual arts.