Libros Schmibros Book Club
Libros Schmibros co-directors David Kipen and Colleen Jaurretche lead monthly convenings focused on books related to the museum’s exhibitions and programs. Jaurretche and Kipen describe their selection below.
We read The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory (updated edition), the urbanist Norman Klein’s painterly restoration of details airbrushed out of Southern California’s paranormal panorama.
In conjunction with A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living.
All Libros Schmibros Book Club selections are available in the Hammer store for purchase.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE.
Parking is available under the museum for $3 for 3 hours.
About Public Engagement
Part of the curatorial department, the Public Engagement program collaborates with artists to develop and present works that create an exchange with the institution and with visitors. Enacted both inside and outside the galleries, Public Engagement projects range from re-envisioned security guard uniforms to library and orchestra residencies. Public Engagement was established in 2009 thanks to a James Irvine Foundation Arts Innovation Fund grant.
The Hammer Museum’s Public Engagement Program is supported through a major grant from The James Irvine Foundation. Additional support is provided by Karyn Kohl.
Libros Schmibros is a project of the Pasadena Artist Council’s EMERGE fiscal sponsorship program.