31st  State - Entered the Union September 9, 1850

What is “California”? Gold? Celebrities? Surfing? Palm Trees? Road Trips? Technology? Rugged Natural Beauty? Wine? 

The answer is: All of the above! And so much more. In fact, California is anything you can dream or imagine!

Evolved from its counterculture roots, Berkeley is a hub of intellectual and cultural diversity, with a thriving arts scene and outsized culinary influence. 

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.