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Drawn from the Hammer Museum’s collection, this exhibition highlights 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 Math Bass creates a site-specific mural for the Hammer’s lobby wall.
The Flux screening series celebrates outstanding short films and music videos from around the globe, with wildly inventive filmmaker presentations and performances.
Bring your laptop and learn to create and edit Wikipedia articles at this annual worldwide edit-a-thon to close the gender gap
Artists Williams and Strother join gallery director Haynes for a discussion about the contemporary tensions of presenting the black body as it relates to sexuality, politics, and history.
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Our new restaurant Audrey at the Hammer opens Tuesday, Feb 26.
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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