Getty Leadership Institute Applications

Calling all Museum Leaders! Join a dynamic, global network of more than 1,800 museum professionals by participating in the Getty Leadership Institute’s executive education programs. See below for program descriptions and dates. Applications for 2020 programs are now open.


Online: March 9-14, 2020

Residency: March 22-March 28, 2020


NextGen 2020 is a blended-learning experience for the museum field’s emerging top talent. The program is designed for mid-level managers with three to five years in a new position. The program blends one week of online learning and one week of residency in a collegial environment at CGU. The curriculum is intensive, while also offering time for self-reflection and practical application of materials and concepts. Modules explore individual leadership styles; team dynamics; diversity and inclusion; audience development; and the future of the museum field. For more information, and to apply, visit:

MLI 2020

Online: May 4-16, 2020
Residency in Claremont, California: June 5-20, 2020


 The renowned Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders is entering its 40th year. The program is designed to help experienced top-level executives become better leaders to strengthen their institutions’ capabilities and advance the field.

This intensive management program is for CEOs, Directors, COOs, and senior-level museum executives who influence policy, effect change, and are in the first two to seven years of their position. Program participants take four weeks of intensive courses that blends two weeks online and two weeks of residency at CGU and includes practicum sessions at Los Angeles area institutions. Academically rigorous, the program emphasizes leadership development, strategy, organizational culture, diversity and inclusion, and change management.

For more information, and to apply, visit:

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