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A lively mix of painting, sculpture, and media installations by more than 40 international artists.
Bodega Run examines the neighborhood convenience store as a gathering place and a microcosm of economic and political issues.
The Hammer presents Un chemin escarpé / A steep path, an immersive, five-channel video installation by Miami-based artist Jamilah Sabur.
Los Angeles-based artist Yunhee Min adapts the vibrant abstract imagery of her paintings on canvas to the steps of the Hammer’s lobby staircase, in the first Hammer Project to be oriented on the floor rather than the walls.
A documentary about the Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist.
Join the Hammer Museum for a fun-filled day of art-making, music, storytelling, and more!
The UCLA VEM Ensemble brings Armenia’s rich musical history to life with special guests.
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Hammer launches $180 million capital campaign with lead gift from Lynda and Stewart Resnick
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Public programs and exhibitions at the Hammer that have engaged art and ideas on issues of social justice.
This public forum featured speakers from Planned Parenthood, the ACLU, Los Angeles LGBT Center, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, and UCLA.
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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