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Nov 5, 2012 - J. Paul Getty Trust and LACMA – LA Art Museums and Galleries

To say that Los Angeles is a melting pot of culture is quite an understatement in itself – it is more so here than in any other parts of the country and that is because others tend to target Los Angeles because it is considered the land of possibilities, the land of future promises. Hence, it is filled to the brim with people from all walks of life, culture, religion and beliefs. A visit here always opens one's eyes, for your information. You could be heading over in your party bus, charter bus, new bus charter, or your own vehicle, the experience would all be the same – magical.

For one, if you want to get a taste of what Los Angeles has to offer, you would have to, at the very least, visit a couple of the eight hundred and forty one museums and art galleries in LA. Yes, you heard right...there are right about nearly eight hundred and fifty of them in LA and it is a fact that LA has more museums per capita in any other city on the planet. The problem with having so many museums is that it makes it confusing for visitors and tourists when deciding which museum or art gallery to visit – they all have their own charm but here are a few suggestions to get you going.

The J. Paul Getty Trust is one of the largest and wealthiest art institution in the world with more than five billion endowment and the establishment puts the money to good use, of course, which is to promote and introduce art to not just people of LA but to people all around the world. There are two Getty's museum and gallery – one is right smack in the middle of Los Angeles while the other is in Pacific Palisades' Getty Villa.

The other museum that should not be missed would the LACMA which stands for Los Angeles County Museum of Art which is also known as the largest encyclopedia of artwork and exhibits.