FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Illuminate Your Holidays At The Getty Center
Saturday Nights, November 29, 2014–January 3, 2014
At the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center
The Getty Museum stays open until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday evenings, creating the perfect opportunity to illuminate the holidays. Beginning November 29, visitors can sip complimentary mulled cider as they take in the twinkling lights of the city, and visit the exhibition Spectacular Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist, featuring a series of monumental tapestries that reveal the power of a brilliant artist who helped define the Baroque. Also on view, Josef Koudelka: Nationality Doubtful presents more than 180 works produced over six decades by this legendary photographer who risked his life and career to document the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia.
While you’re enjoying the holiday spirit, don’t miss the chance to visit the Getty Store for meaningful gifts for everyone on your list. Special items, sure to illuminate anyone’s holiday, include books, educational toys, silk scarves designed from the museum’s collection, and delicate jewelry.
Saturdays offer a perfect opportunity to take advantage of the Getty’s Pay Once, Park Twice program, offering same-day parking at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa for one $15 fee. Simply get a “Pay Once, Park Twice” coupon at the Museum Information Desk at the first site you visit, and present it at the second.
Admission to the Getty is always free. Parking is $15. For more information visit www.getty.edu/visit or call (310) 440-7300.
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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.
The J. Paul Getty Museum collects in seven distinct areas, including Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts, and photographs gathered internationally. The Museum’s mission is to make the collection meaningful and attractive to a broad audience by presenting and interpreting the works of art through educational programs, special exhibitions, publications, conservation, and research.
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 Mondays and major holidays, but will open Monday December 22 and Monday December 29. Admission to the Getty Center is always free. Parking is $15 per car, but reduced to $10 after 5 p.m. 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.
Same day parking at both Museum locations (Getty Center and Getty Villa) is available for $15 through the Getty’s Pay Once, Park Twice program.
Additional information is available at www.getty.edu.
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