Join us on Saturday, November 11, 2017 for a visit to The Getty Center that includes a group lunch, guided tour of the garden and grounds, and exploration of the exhibits.
We’ll start by meeting for lunch at the self-service Cafe on the lower level of the Restaurant/Cafe building. You’ll be sure to find something to please your palate and your pocket book with 8 different food stations, each with gluten-free and vegetarian options. Click here to see the menu.
At 2 p.m., following lunch, we’ll take a 45-minute guided group tour where we’ll learn about the unique architecture and gardens of the Getty Center.
After that, feel free to explore the Getty’s permanent collection and consider checking out “Getty Guides,” which are self-guided audio players, free-of-charge available in the museum’s entrance hall.
The North Pavilion presents paintings dating up to 1600, as well as medieval and Renaissance sculpture and decorative arts.
The East Pavilion features primarily 17th-century Baroque art, including Dutch, French, Flemish, and Spanish paintings, as well as sculpture and Italian decorative arts dating from 1600 to 1800.
The South Pavilion houses 18th-century paintings and the majority of the Museum’s European decorative arts collection, complete with elaborately furnished paneled rooms, dating up to 1800.
The West Pavilion features sculpture and Italian decorative arts of the 1700s through 1900, as well as 19th-century paintings. Neoclassical, Romantic, and Symbolist sculpture and decorative arts are also on view.
In addition, the museum has a multitude of visiting exhibitions and installations from around the world, with a current focus on Latin American art and culture.
Entrance to the Getty Center is free, but parking is not. The cost per car is $15 — so please consider carpooling or using a ride service. Click here for more parking and transportation info. Using GPS? Input this address: N Sepulveda Blvd & Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049. The Getty Center opens at 10 a.m and closes at 9 p.m. on Saturdays.
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