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The Getty “off the 405,” designed by Richard Meier and newly turned 15 years young

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Free Summer Fun at the Getty

Families participating in Family Art Stops
Families participating in Family Art Stops

Hands-on art programs for kids of all ages at the Getty this summer. More»

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Summer in the Getty Garden

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Summer is heating up with color in the Central Garden. More»

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Dad-Tested Tips for Taking Your Son to the Art Museum

Luken Murphy in the Getty Center's Museum Entrance Hall
Museums are magic! Luken Murphy in the Getty Center’s Museum Entrance Hall holding a set of Art Detective Cards, which guide families on a treasure hunt through the galleries. Photo (minus creatures) courtesy of Brian Murphy

Museums are magical! Especially when little boys and their cool dads are involved. More»

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Getty Fountains Temporarily Turned Off to Save Water

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No water? No problem. Join us in conserving water during the worst drought in California’s recorded history. More»

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Artists, Educators, and Curators on L.A. and Photography

George Baker, professor of art history at UCLA, offering the keynote address. On screen: photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron
George Baker, professor of art history at UCLA, offering the keynote address. On screen: photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron

Photography turned 175 this year. Audio and recaps from the special celebratory symposium. More»

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Your Music Guide to Saturdays Off the 405

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Liner notes for this season’s outdoor music. More»

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Sniff Your Way through the Getty Gardens

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A smell tour of the Getty Center’s flora. More»

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Getty Center and Getty Villa Open Late This Summer

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Getty Center at sunset

The Getty’s open late this summer! More»

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Miniature Getty Center Opens in Philadelphia

Landscape architect's rendering of the Getty Center display at the Philadelphia Flower Show
Landscape architect's rendering of the mini-Getty. Courtesy of Burke Brothers Landscape Design/Build

A landscape designer creates a mini-Getty Center in flowers. More»

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2014 at the Getty | Exhibitions and Events Preview

Bach from Terrain / Yvonne Rainer
“Bach” from Terrain, 1963, Yvonne Rainer. Gelatin silver print. Photo: Al Giese. The Getty Research Institute, 2006.M.24.124

James Ensor, a World War I centennial, photographs from Japan, and all things Queen Victoria this year at the Getty. More»

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      Olé, Olé, Olé!

      On this day in 1930, the inaugural games of the FIFA World Cup took place in Uruguay. Today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup comes to a close with Argentina versus Germany.

      While no one seems to care about the rag-tag ball game happening here, we know all eyes will be on Brazil today!

      A Jeu de Paume Before a Country Palace, 1614, Adriaen van de Venne. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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