The Hammer Museum will be closed on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 as we prepare for the public opening of the newly transformed Hammer Museum. Learn more about our celebration weekend

Interior view of a reading room with art prints lining the walls

News and Updates


On March 26, 2023, Hammer Museum to Mark Completion of Two Decades of Transformation, November 29, 2022 (PDF, 405 KB, 5pp.)

Hammer blog post: Sotheby's auction will benefit new Artist Fund April 10, 2019 (includes catalogue available for download)

Sotheby’s to Present Artists for the Hammer Museum
March 28, 2019 (PDF, 514 KB, 5 pp.)

Hammer Museum Announces Details of Newly Named Spaces
October 9, 2018 (PDF, 627 KB, 3 pp.)

Hammer Museum Announces $180 Million Capital Campaign with Lead Gift from Lynda and Stewart Resnick
February 22, 2018 (PDF, 23 KB, 2 pp.)

Hammer Museum Announces Major Multiyear Transformation Plan
January 26, 2017 (PDF, 344 KB, 2 pp.)

Hammer Museum Announces 99-Year Lease and Gallery Expansion
October 26, 2015 (PDF, 75 KB, 2 pp.)