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"The single most exciting and hope-inspiring historical group show of contemporary art I’ve seen in 10 years." —The New York Times
Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition reappraises the contribution of Latin American women artists and those of Latino and Chicano heritage in the United States to contemporary art.
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An exhibition highlighting recent acquisitions by Los Angeles-based artists Tala Madani, Max Hooper Schneider, and Henry Taylor.
For this exhibition, Büttner presents a constellation of new woodcuts and photographs that address ideas of littleness and humility.
This impressive collection of European and American paintings and drawings reflects the interests and passion of the museum’s founder, Armand Hammer.
This archive documents the evolution of Fred Grunwald's collection and includes over 1,500 works that are housed at the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts.
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Our latest in-store pop-up by Lisa Eisner and her son Louis Eisner is an homage to California artist Bruce Conner.
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.
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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