November 11, 2013

Illuminate Your Holidays at the Getty Center

Getty Offers Festive Saturday Evenings during the Holidays

Saturday Nights, November 16, 2013–January 4, 2014
At the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center


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Julie Jaskol
Getty Communications
(310) 440-7607

The Getty Center

LOS ANGELES—Enjoy luminous stained glass windows from Canterbury Cathedral, the sophisticated play of light in photographs by Abelardo Morell, and festive holiday lighting at the Getty Center on Saturday nights this season, from November 16, 2013 to January 4, 2014.

The Getty Museum stays open until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday evenings, creating the perfect opportunity to illuminate the holidays. Beginning November 16, visitors can sip complimentary mulled cider as they take in the twinkling lights of the city, and visit the exhibition
Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a close look at radiant stained glass windows from Canterbury Cathedral and the illuminated manuscript pages of the St. Albans Psalter. Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door and At the Window: The Photographer’s View provide more opportunities to reflect on light depicted by contemporary and early photographers.

Throughout the holidays, the Restaurant offers a special prix-fixe Canterbury-themed menu with steak, Yorkshire pudding and a warm apple crumble served with a glass of Ruby Port. Visit the Museum store for art-inspired holiday gifts, including replicas of the Canterbury stained glass to brighten anyone’s windows.

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 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 Monday and major holidays. 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.

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