Hammer Blog

  • Made in L.A. Music at the Hammer

    Made in L.A. Music at the Hammer

    This July, the Hammer and public radio station KCRW present four nights of free live music in the courtyard. This year, the series spotlights some of L.A.’s most enduring club nights and residencies, showcasing the city’s vibrant and diverse music scenes.

  • Mother's Day at the Hammer

    Mother's Day at the Hammer

    With free museum admission and free activities for the entire family, The Hammer has all you need for a fun, carefree Mother’s Day! Join us on Sunday, May 11 for Hammer Kids programming, all-day brunch, store discounts, and more.

  • Get Lost in Art for Slow Art Day

    Get Lost in Art for Slow Art Day

    How often do you come to a museum just to browse? Maybe you have a few spare minutes on your lunch break or just want to get a quick overview of the latest exhibition, and that's great. That's how most of us visit museums. But how often do you come to a museum and really look at the art--get lost in a single artwork for more than 5 minutes? Probably not often. This is exactly what tomorrow's Slow Art Day asks us to do. According to its mission, Slow Art Day aims to "help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art." Sounds easy enough. So here's your challenge: visit your local museum or gallery tomorrow, and pick a couple pieces of art to spend 5-10 minutes with (it's a lot longer than it seems, trust us). Think about what you learn, what questions