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Getty Research Institute public event records and recordings, 1998-2020

To access physical materials at the Getty, go to the library catalog record for this collection and click "Request an Item." Click here for general library access policy. See the Administrative Information section of this finding aid for access restrictions specific to the records described below. Please note, some of the records may be stored off site; advanced notice is required for access to these materials.
Getty Research Institute public event records and recordings

Scope and Content of Collection

Materials document some of the public events related to exhibitions at the Getty Research Institute (GRI) and also GRI public events concerning architecture and the contemporary arts. The events were sponsored by GRI departments including the Curatorial department and its predecessors, the Exhibitions department and the Department of Architecture and Contemporary Art (DACA), which was formerly known as Contemporary Programs and Research. The events date from 1998 to 2020 and include lectures, discussions, film and video screenings, performances, and collaborative symposia with other arts institutions.

The materials primarily consist of analog and digital audio recordings, video recordings, and ephemera, such as event programs, speaker biographies, and promotional material. Documentation for some events also include photographic prints, digital images, and proof sheets. Recordings were orignally stored on cassettes, and born-digital files stored on CDs, DVDs, and Getty servers.


Material is arranged in two series. Please note that Series II consists of 12.4 linear feet (23 boxes) of master recordings and is available for internal use only.

Series I. Recordings and ephemera, 1998-2020;

Series II. Original and master recordings, 2001-2016 (Restricted)

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