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.

  • Hammer Museum Announces Recipients of Mohn Awards in Made in L.A. 2016

    Hammer Museum Announces Recipients of Mohn Awards in Made in L.A. 2016

    Dancer and choreographer Adam Linder will receive the $100,000 Mohn Award honoring artistic excellence as well as a monograph produced by the Hammer. Wadada Leo Smith will receive the $25,000 Career Achievement Award honoring brilliance and resilience; and Kenzi Shiokava will receive the $25,000 Public Recognition Award as determined by a public vote.

  • 3 Questions with Dena Yago

    3 Questions with Dena Yago

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of her panel with Sean Monahan and Rachel Berks on August 25, we spoke to Made in L.A. artist Dena Yago about her practice and her relationship to L.A.

  • 3 Questions with Joel Holmberg

    3 Questions with Joel Holmberg

    Throughout "Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only," we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of his talk with another Made in L.A. artist Guthrie Lonergan (of M&M's fame) on August 24, we spoke to artist Joel Holmberg about his work and relationship to L.A.