Hammer Blog

  • Third-Floor Galleries Closed for Renovation

    Third-Floor Galleries Closed for Renovation

    Our third-floor galleries are currently closed for renovation and will reopen in January 2017. Throughout fall, the rest of the museum—the lobby and courtyard level galleries, Billy Wilder Theater, courtyard, Hammer Store, and AMMO Café—will remain open and active with dozens of public programs, exhibitions, and In Real Life: 100 Days of Film and Performance.

  • #AskACurator Day 2016

    #AskACurator Day 2016

    Have you had a burning question for one of our curators? Now is your chance to ask! The Hammer is excited to once again be among more than 1,200 museums from 52 countries participating in #AskACurator Day on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

  • Learning from our Paper Conservator

    Learning from our Paper Conservator

    Have you ever heard of a paper conservator? Generally, a paper conservator restores, maintains, or prepares objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibition. To be frank, I hadn’t known about this career until I started interning here at the Hammer Museum.

  • 10 Things To Do in September (Even Though the Third Floor Galleries are Closed)

    10 Things To Do in September (Even Though the Third Floor Galleries are Closed)

    While we wrap up our beloved, most recent iteration of Made in L.A., the third floor galleries are closing for some much-needed R&R (restoration and renovation). Though the galleries are closed, there’s still plenty to do at the Hammer. We’ve compiled 10 ways to keep you as busy as ever on your way to earning your tenth point.