Tom Morello & Sam Durant

Tom Morello & Sam Durant

The musical reach of Morello is matched only by his political activism. —Los Angeles Times

Sam Durant’s work interrogates the political and social aspects of art and American life with a rare insight and humor.  —ArtReview

Tom Morello is the Grammy Award-winning guitarist of the rock bands Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Street Sweeper Social Club, and a solo project, The Nighwatchman. A widely recognized political activist, Morello co-founded Axis of Justice, an organization whose purpose is to bring together musicians, music fans, and grassroots political organizations to fight for social justice. Sam Durant is a multimedia artist whose work engages a variety of social, political, and cultural issues, while often referencing American history. Durant has exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally, and teaches art at the California Institute of the Arts.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss. Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.