The Getty Research Institute 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA90049 The Getty Research Institute is part of The Getty Museum located off of Sepulveda Boulevard. The Getty Research…More Institute serves to further the knowledge of the visual arts through its collection of rare materials and resources for both scholars and the general public. It offers many special collections and varying unique exhibitions and events. The library is also available Monday through Friday and holds over one million volumes of books, periodicals, catalogs and photographs regarding visual arts which date from prehistory to current times. The Getty Research Institute has many valuable tools and databases for extending visual arts knowledge. Admission is free every day.
This museum is nestled on a hilltop with spectacular views of Los Angeles. The Getty shows works of art including…More European drawings, paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, manuscripts and photography. The Getty also features special exhibitions and educational programs (check the website calendar). Audio tours are available in both English and Spanish.
The Central Garden is found just outside the Getty Center with beautiful landscaping surrounding a pool of water. Visitors are welcome to picnic at the Central Garden or visit two of the Getty's cafes which serve soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta, tacos, burritos and grilled items. Two coffee carts are also available