Hammer Blog

  • Inside the World of Paul McCarthy

    Inside the World of Paul McCarthy

    Last month, Hammer Director Annie Philbin, curators Anne Ellegood and Aram Moshayedi, and the Hammer Patrons gathered for a studio visit with L.A. artist Paul McCarthy. Paul is a featured artist in the Museum’s current exhibition Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology on view through this Sunday, May 18.

  • Hammer Members: Opening Party + Coffee Talk

    Hammer Members: Opening Party + Coffee Talk

    It's a great time to be a Hammer member! In celebration of two new exhibitions, members are invited to an opening party in early February. And in March, members will enjoy a coffee reception and private viewing of Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris, 1880 to 1914. Get more information about these events below, and stay tuned for more exciting events we have planned just for you. Opening Party: Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology Saturday, February 8, 2014 Fellows Walkthrough 5:30PM Director’s Reception 6:30-8PM Opening Party 8PM-10PM L.A. based DJ Sharper Image to spin | Hosted bar | Galleries open late --- Coffee Talk! On Saturday, March 1 Hammer members will join exhibition curators Victoria Dailey and Cynthia Burlingham, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Hammer Museum, for coffee and a private viewing of Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris, 1880 to 1914. To become