With 20 exhibitions and 300 events a year, there’s always something to see at the Hammer Museum.
The much-anticipated first North American retrospective of this compelling, inventive, and complex visual artist, performer, poet, essayist, and activist.
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By the year 2020 we will reimagine our existing facility, activate 40,000 square feet of newly acquired space, and add dramatic new visibility along a full block of Wilshire Boulevard.
This exhibition presents a small selection of works by Liz Craft from the Hammer Contemporary Collection.
The Berlin-based artist’s first solo presentation in Los Angeles, featuring a recent project on the potential applications of blockchain technology.
An elaborate environment inspired by Bernini’s Baroque altarpiece in Saint Peter’s Basilica and an infamous image of Black Panther Huey P. Newton.
About one hundred works on paper from the artist’s most innovative years.
Bureau of Feminism is a multifaceted initiative whose overarching objective is to bring a feminist perspective to a range of activities at the museum.
Speakers discuss what tribal sovereignty and Indian rights look like in today’s United States as well as in activism more broadly.
This series offers substantive analysis on the status of black women and girls in the US and explores multifaceted solutions to social injustice.
Books and products that celebrate fine artistry, excellent design, and exceptional craftsmanship.
AMMO features fresh, local fare in our tranquil courtyard.
By 2020, we will add 40,000 square feet and dramatic new visibility along Wilshire Boulevard.
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Public programs and exhibitions at the Hammer that have engaged art and ideas on issues of social justice.
Watch this panel of experts examine the FDA’s ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Three historians discuss the past and present of race relations in the United States.
Re-watch one of our most popular programs. In October 2016, Roxane Gay, Andi Zeisler, and the Hammer’s Connie Butler discuss the political, social, and cultural relevance of contemporary feminism.
This digital archive of the 2011–2012 exhibition examines the legacy of African-American artists in L.A., many of whom were connected to civil rights and Black Power movements.
Watch this 2014 program with Sister Simone Campbell who discussed the resurgence of social justice issues in the Catholic Church.
Image: Charles White, Love Letter #1, 1971. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. Photo by Ed Glendinning
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