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Getty Foundation Gives Additional $3.1 Million to 26 Arts Institutions Across Southern California

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Getty Foundation announced it will award $3.1 million in grants to 26 arts institutions across Southern California as part of the initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980. Pacific Standard Time includes an unprecedented series of concurrent exhibitions throughout the region that highlight the significance of art in Los Angeles in the post World War II decades. Exhibitions and related programs are set to begin in Fall 2011 and conclude in Spring 2012. Pacific Standard Time has become the largest collaborative project ever undertaken by museums in the region. The new grants, which will support the implementation of exhibitions and the publication of catalogues, bring the total awarded by the Getty Foundation in support of Pacific Standard Time to $6.7 million. In addition to the current grants, in 2008 and 2009 the Foundation awarded nearly $3.6 million in grants to support research and pla