The Getty Center and Getty Villa are some of the most beautiful locations in LA, and yet they still manage to be some of the most underrated tourist attractions. Between the glitz of Beverly Hills and the beauty of Santa Monica, people tend to forget about the vast museums that spread out across the city.

This Fall, enjoy crisp nights at the Getty Center and Getty Villa! There are an abundance of events, so pick the one below that you like best and have an evening full of culture, beauty, and fun.


Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides

This annual outdoor Theater Production at Getty Villa runs every Thursday through Saturday until September 30. The 90-minute ancient Greek tale tells the story of King Agamemnon’s is heart-wrenching decision between his army’s victory over Troy and the life of his daughter Iphigenia. The production begins at 8:00 PM and the ticket prices are listed below.

Thursdays $40 general, $36 senior/student


Fridays $42 general


Saturdays $48 general


Tea By The Sea

Thursdays, from 1 pm - 3 pm


The Getty Villa

Enjoy Tea by the Sea, a special dining experience inspired by the Mediterranean herbs, vegetables, and fruits that grow at the Villa. Enjoy a Mediterranean-inspired menu of delicious sandwiches and pastries, along with fruits, cheeses, and a selection of teas. After tea, take a tour of the Villa's authentically re-created first-century Roman. Tickets are $39 per person and you can reserve through Open Table or by calling (800) 369-3059.


Drawing From the Masters: Shifting Perspectives

Sunday, October 1, 2017, from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


The Getty Center 

This October, experiment using “multiple perspectives and composites to create unique drawing compositions” with artist Marissa Magdelena. All experience levels are welcome. Admission is free and sign-up begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Information Desk.


Garden and Architecture Tours

There are various tours that take place daily at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa. Take a stroll through the blooming gardens of the Getty Center or the Ancient Architect of the Getty Villa. For a full list of tours, click here!