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The Getty Center

The Getty Center
Courtesy of The Getty Center
Program Description

Explore art on a visit guided by a friendly docent who will help you discover the secrets buried in paintings and sculpture.


The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy.

Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute—the Getty pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities in order to promote a vital civil society through an understanding of the visual arts.

Online Educational Resources

Visit Activities


Resources for the Classroom

Recommended Reading

Children's Book of Art (K-5 gr)

Oxford First Book of Art (3-8 gr)

Getty Publications Virtual Library

Recommended Grade Levels





1200 Getty Center Dr

Los Angeles, CA 92249



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