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1200 Getty Center Dr #1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

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About Getty Research Institute

The Getty Research Institute , located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, is "dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts". This centre features works of art dating from the eighth through the twenty-first century, showcased against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views of Los Angeles. The collection includes European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts and so more.


Attractions Near Getty Research Institute

The Getty
The Getty0.18km from Getty Research Institute

Well known for its architecture, gardens, and views overlooking Los Angeles. The Museum features pre-20th-century European paintings, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and decorative arts; and photographs from the 1830s through present day from all over the world. The Museum's collection includes outdoor sculpture displayed on terraces and in gardens.

The Fowler Museum
The Fowler Museum3.02km from Getty Research Institute

The Fowler Museum explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas—past and present. It is generally home to three to six art exhibitions and also acts as a venue for lectures on cultural topics, musical performances, art workshops, family programs, festivals and more.

Hammer Museum
Hammer Museum3.52km from Getty Research Institute

An art museum and cultural center known for its artist-centric and progressive array of exhibitions and public programs. Particularly important among the museum's critically acclaimed exhibitions are presentations of both historically over-looked and emerging contemporary artists.

Skirball Cultural Center
Skirball Cultural Center5.36km from Getty Research Institute

The Skirball is a dynamic Jewish cultural center with exhibitions and programs that foster human connections and promote social justice.The center, named after philanthropist-couple Jack H. Skirball and Audrey Skirball-Kenis, features a museum with regularly changing exhibitions, film events, music and theater performances, comedy, family, literary and cultural programs. The Skirball presents a range of music, theater, poetry, literary, film and other performing arts.

Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard5.76km from Getty Research Institute

A beautiful boulevard in the central and western part of Los Angeles. The boulevard roughly traces the arc of mountains that form part of the northern boundary of the Los Angeles Basin, following the path of a 1780s cattle trail from the Pueblo de Los Angeles to the ocean. It is a major thoroughfare in the cities of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, as well as several districts in Los Angeles.

Mulholland Drive
Mulholland Drive6.2km from Getty Research Institute

Mulholland Drive is a scenic route on the Hollywood Hills. Here you can enjoy the best Los Angeles views.The road is featured in a significant number of movies, songs, and novels. David Lynch, who wrote and directed a film named after Mulholland Drive, has said that one can feel "the history of Hollywood" on it.

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