With 20 exhibitions and 300 events a year, there’s always something to see at the Hammer Museum.
Daytime performances and four curated film series
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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.
Bureau of Feminism is a multifaceted initiative whose overarching objective is to bring a feminist perspective to a range of activities at the museum.
Presentations and performances that explore how kinship structures shape and shift personal and political allegiances.
This daytime film program revisits the history of black independent film and video in 1980s-era Britain.
The first North American retrospective of this compelling, inventive, and complex visual artist, performer, poet, essayist, and activist.
About one hundred works on paper from the artist’s most innovative years.
Books and products that celebrate fine artistry, excellent design, and exceptional craftsmanship.
AMMO features fresh, local fare in our tranquil courtyard.
Our third-floor galleries are closed for renovation until January 29, 2017.
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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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