Getty advances and shares the world’s visual art and cultural heritage for the benefit of all.
Getty is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute—Getty pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities in order to promote a vital civil society through an understanding of the visual arts.
Greek and Roman Antiquities
Explore 4,000 years of ancient art, from the Stone Age to the final days of the Roman Empire. Don’t miss the Roman-era mummy or the engraved gems!
A Sense of Ancient Roman Life
The Getty Villa is a re-creation of a Roman country house based on ancient examples—and the original home of the Getty Museum. Read the plaques throughout the site for details or take a tour.