Apply now: 2019 Getty Library Research Grants

Applications for the 2019 Getty Library Research Grants are now available online

Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support to researchers of all nationalities whose projects demonstrate a compelling need to use Getty Research Institute materials, and whose place of residence is more than 80 miles from the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

In addition to the open call for applications relating to projects utilizing any specific area of the GRI’s collections, several focused grants will be awarded in the following areas of study:

  • Research related to the modern commercial art market, Los Angeles modern architecture, or design.
  • Research in the area of 18th-century German art, particularly as it relates to the religious, philosophical, and aesthetic contextualization of the Romantic movement.
  • Research that utilizes the Conservation Collection, specialized research materials related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage.

The deadline to submit an application is October 15, 2018.

Please contact GRI Library Reference with any questions:

Kathleen Salomon
Associate Director
Chief Librarian
The Getty Research Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688

GRI Public Program: Provenance Research – A Personal Concern (Los Angeles, March 1, 2018)

The Getty Research Institute will host a public program, Provenance Research – A Personal Concern,  in conjunction with the 3rd exchange of the German/American Provenance Research Exchange Program (PREP) for Museum Professionals on Thursday, March 1st. GRI Director Thomas W. Gaehtgens will join Stephanie Barron (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Simon Goodman (author of The Orpheus Clock), and James Welu (Director Emeritus of the Worcester Art Museum) to discuss their motivations for and experiences with conducting provenance research.

Tickets can be reserved here.
A video of the program will be available on The Getty website in the weeks following the event.

From February 25th – March 2nd The Getty Research Institute will host 26 German and American experts in art museum provenance for a week of discussions and workshops on methodologies of WWII-era research in museums, archives, and research institutions.  The PREP Exchanges are designed to increase mutual understanding of the academic, legal, museological, and cultural/historical systems which determine the research practices in both countries.