J. Paul Getty Museum begins reinstallation of antiquities collection at the Getty Villa

Beginning January 3, 2017, the process of reinstalling the antiquities collection at the Getty Villa will start, shifting from its current thematic organization to a largely chronological, art historical presentation. The Villa will remain open with normal operating hours throughout the reinstallation, which has been planned so that at least half the galleries will stay on view at any given time. The reinstallation will be complete in spring 2018. Regular public programming and gallery, garden and architecture tours will continue throughout the reinstallation, and be adjusted as needed to accommodate the work. Beginning in March, the Museum will offer special daily events and activities highlighting life in ancient times. Once completed, the new display will allow visitors to follow the historical development of classical art, and understand the evolution of styles within and interactions between the Etruscan, Greek,

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