Hammer Blog

  • Make and Take a Seat: A DIY Tutorial

    Make and Take a Seat: A DIY Tutorial

    Close Encounters: Make and Take a Seat was inspired by our Thomas Heatherwick exhibition, which included his studio’s innovative chair designs (think Spun Chair).

  • Lunchtime Art Talk Recap: David Rodes on George Bellows

    Lunchtime Art Talk Recap: David Rodes on George Bellows

    I want to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I—the so-called “Great War,’ and “the war to end all wars,” and pose some questions about the “dark art” of propaganda and its intersections with documentation and art making.

  • Building Family Time with Build-A-Bike

    Building Family Time with Build-A-Bike

    As a parent of young children (3 & 6), I’m always looking for fun, interesting, and educational activities to do locally. And when they’re reasonably priced–or even free–all the better! Enter the Hammer Kids programs at the Hammer Museum. We discovered these events a few months ago, and we’re completely hooked.