Sanford Biggers & Marcus Samuelsson

Sanford Biggers & Marcus Samuelsson

Sanford Biggers is an installation, video, and performance artist whose work has been exhibited worldwide. Biggers has won several awards including the Creative Capital Project Grant, a New York Percent for the Arts Commission, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Award in performance art/multidisciplinary work. He is assistant professor at Columbia University’s School of the Visual Arts.  Marcus Samuelsson is an award-winning chef, author, and food activist. Samuelsson is noted for defeating 21 fellow chefs on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, winning $115,000 for the UNICEF Tap Project. He is the chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem in New York City and his books include Aquavit and the New Scandinavian Cuisine, The Soul of a New Cuisine, New American Table, and his latest, Yes, Chef: A Memoir.


ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.

Parking is available under the museum for a flat rate of $3 on weekends. 

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.