Explore two masterpieces of Aztec sculpture through content-rich interpretive media.
Where do you really where you come from? And how did you get to where you live today?
In African cultures, art is intertwined with life.
Ground breaking interactives that engage visitors through guided viewing and interpretation.
22 educational interactives take visitors through the history and cultures of Oaxaca up to the present day.
Explore the manufacture, restoration, and conservation of an ancient bronze statue.
Watch a Getty conservator analyze and treat a drawing using a variety of techniques.
Watch conservators study and clean an ancient bronze lamp using a variety of techniques in this short video.
Explore two approaches to restoring the painted decoration on a fragmentary vase.
How does the sculpted body communicate through gesture, facial expression, and pose?
Explore how objects in this gallery illustrate Chinese history, culture, and taste.
Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet
This finely crafted piece of furniture has a secret.
Watch Queen Marie Antoinette’s automaton play the dulcimer.
Explore the princely furniture of the Roentgens.
With a turn of a key, this table transforms into a desk. See how it operates and how it may have been used.
If works of art could talk, what might we learn?
Drawings, Prints, and Manuscripts
Interactive touch screens featuring brilliantly executed albums created by Rinpa-school artists.
This interactive emulates the intimate experience of reading a long-form Japanese scroll.
Three interactives that explore historical narratives from medieval France.
Explore the imaginative world of marginalia decorations in medieval manuscripts.
Trace global trade routes when ocean-going ships began to carry textiles across the globe.
See how Buddhist beliefs and artistic traditions were transmitted along the Silk Road.
This experience tells the story of the thirteen Presidents tho led the United States through the 21st century.
The document's title shocked scholars who realized that they had found a work lost for nearly 1,700 years.
This online exhibition explores the genius and wit of Benjamin Franklin, in celebration of his 300th birthday.
This online exhibition examines the life and career of Winston Churchill and emphasizes his lifelong links with the United States.
In this online exhibition, visitors can explore Los Adaes, the Spanish capital of Texas province for over fifty years.
This web site both promotes and compliments a major traveling exhibition for the Lewis and Clark bicentennial.
How was it made? See some techniques used to make and decorate jewelry.
See how nineteenth century technology brought art and science together.
Learn about the techniques used to create a remarkably realistic seventeenth-century sculpture.
This video charts the creative process of an installation by Jim Dine that was inspired by antiquities in the Getty Villa’s collection.
Watch a contemporary sculptor demonstrate the use of traditional tools in this short video.
Natural Sciences and Conservation
These interactive kiosks put zoo visitors in the role of decision makers.
Explore the dynamic forces that formed – and are continually reforming – the Earth and our Solar System.
This kiosk and web site examines the causes and effects of El Niño.
Can you spot which photos are fake? Put your eyes to the test with this app.
Browse an interactive albumof photographs depicting cultural life in Japan.
Hear how three contemporary photographers apply a panoramic approach to explore a specific city.
This interactive emulates the experience of using a 19th-century stereoscope.