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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My first week at the Getty



I’m Helen and I’m a rising senior at St Andrews studying Art History with Classical Studies. I’ve just completed my semester abroad at W&M and I’m undertaking a Woody Museum Studies internship at the Getty Centre in LA.

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