Getty-ing out and about

Getty-ing out and about

I can honestly say that every day of work this summer has been completely different from the one before. What time I need to come in to work and what days of the week I have off has been different week to week let alone the tasks I do once I arrive. In my free time, instead of crashing I’ve tried my hardest to navigate public transport and walking in the midday heat to see other art sights and venues around LA. Here I discuss the ones I would make a priority on someone’s LA sightseeing list. It’s not all museums!

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Cake pops and pop culture

Who is David Hockney?

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Off the 405

As intern in the events department, I am helping out each member of the team when their events are on. The Getty hosts an impressive number of events and this team of ten are always super busy. The nice thing is that there are no private events and because of neighbours and noise issues, the number of evening events the center can have is restricted. In spite of this, things can still get pretty crazy with multiple events on at the same time.

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The sky’s so blue, in Malibu

I couldn’t help but use Miley lyrics in my villa post. I played Malibu on my first visit there and then Pompeii by Bastille came on shuffle. So meta.

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Traversing the travertine

My first few weeks have flown by and the June Gloom has well and truly lifted from LA. Every task and event is an opportunity to explore the site more and the great weather adds an impressive backdrop. While encountering the different departments and places onsite (and constantly getting lost), I’ve tried to pick up as much information about the Getty’s creation and the events surrounding its origin.

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