Getty Conservation Institute

Ageing plastic from Communist East Germany comes under the microscope in Getty research project

Scientists will study how Soviet-era household objects "made to last 30 or 40 years" can be preserved

Getty teams with city of Los Angeles to identify places that are important to African American heritage

Conservation effort goes beyond architectural distinction to highlight sites where Black residents embraced their culture and advocated for advancement

From lockdowns to looting: how Covid-19 has taken a toll on world's threatened heritage sites

Sites of major importance—many in regions already ravaged by conflict—are contending with security problems and funding shortfalls

Getty announces internship programme to counter lack of diversity among art conservators

Noting barriers to students of colour, it establishes yearlong training stints with $30,000 grants

Getty plans sweeping $100m initiative to promote the world’s cultural heritage

Projects will range from exhibitions about the classical world to conservation and excavations and a book about “heritage and mass atrocities”

A Getty lifeline for classical mosaics in the Middle East and North Africa

As the Getty winds down its decade-long Mosaikon project, it leaves behind a legacy of expertise in a region threatened by looting and political unrest

Getty shores up Peruvian church in an earthquake zone

The preservation project could serve as a prototype for saving other earthen buildings

The Getty Conservation Institute maps out a plan to preserve the Eames House

The Los Angeles Modernist home was designed and lived in by Charles and Ray Eames

Stolen in 1985, a recovered de Kooning will undergo conservation treatment

University of Arizona Museum of Art will send its painting, damaged by the thief, to the Getty

Cai Guo-Qiang’s explosive art, preserved for the ages

Getty scientists explore the artist’s use of gunpowder and other materials for a definitive new book


California and New Mexico murals go digital with the Getty

Painstakingly documented by Ernest Long, this archive may be all that is left of many

Getty Trust and World Monuments Fund team up for Iraq conservation

The organisations will survey the condition of the country’s historic sites and then raise money for their restoration

Suffocation is the new non-toxic way of eliminating insect pests

Getty conservators research new methods of protecting museum works from pests

Harnessing the tourist industry to help Mediterranean historical sites

The Getty's floating conference on the conservation of archaeological sites.