FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Getty Center to Close Early on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve this Year
LOS ANGELES—The Getty Center will close at 5:30 p.m. on December 24, Christmas Eve, and on December 31, New Year’s Eve. Both holidays fall this year on a Saturday, when the Getty Center is normally open until 9:00 p.m. The Getty will close early to allow staff to spend both evenings with their families and friends. Both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa are closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The early closure is in effect December 24 and December 31, 2011, only.
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The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that includes the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation. The J. Paul Getty Trust and Getty programs serve a varied audience from two locations: the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu.
Visiting the Getty Center
The Getty Center is open Tuesday through Friday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is closed Monday and major holidays. Admission to the Getty Center is always free. Parking is $15 per car, but reduced to $10 after 5pm on Saturdays and for evening events throughout the week. No reservation is required for parking or general admission. Reservations are required for event seating and groups of 15 or more. Please call (310) 440-7300 (English or Spanish) for reservations and information. The TTY line for callers who are deaf or hearing impaired is (310) 440-7305. The Getty Center is at 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California.
Additional information is available at www.getty.edu.
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