The Getty Villa, Malibu, Los Angeles
March 1, 2016 3:07 am
The Getty Villa in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA (though its self-claimed location is in the city of Malibu, California, is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Getty Villa is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The collection has 44,000 Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities dating from 6,500 BC to 400 AD, including the Lansdowne Heracles and the Victorious Youth. The UCLA/Getty Master’s Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation is housed on this campus. The collection is documented and presented through the online GettyGuide as well as through audio tours.