The Contenders Returns to the Hammer
This coming January, the Hammer Museum will once again present The Contenders, The Museum of Modern Art’s renowned exhibition of films.
Hammergram: October 2015
It's the end of the month, so it's time once again for Hammergram! We are fascinated by the photos our visitors take of the objects and spaces at the Hammer. Hammergram is a monthly round-up of our favorite visitor photos in the hopes that it will inspire you to share your own Hammer experience with us.
Lunchtime Art Talk Recap: David Rodes on Édouard Vuillard
An astute curator will place works in an exhibition to encourage such an interchange of emotion and ideas. Such exchanges seem particularly easy to observe in the intimacy of the Hammer Galleries, especially since so many of the works here come from France in the last thirty years of the 19th century.
Telescope: China | Bee People
Last April a family moved in to this no man’s land between a city highway along its service road and a park, and set up shop with a tent and 20+ beehives. A father, mother, and their little daughter have been living and working there since the spring and will be there for over half the year keeping their bees and selling their honey.
Where are They Now? Camille Pissarro’s Boulevard Montmartre, Mardi Gras
This October Camille Pissarro’s Boulevard Montmartre, Mardi Gras (1897) traveled to the ARoS Art Museum in Aarhus, Denmark for an exhibition entitled Monet – Lost in Translation. The exhibition focuses on Impressionist painting, and will include 60 works from collections around the world.
Gala in the Garden 2015: A First Look
The Hammer Museum’s courtyard was transformed this evening for our 13th annual Gala in the Garden, honoring two extraordinary individuals—Diane Keaton and Paul McCarthy.
Announcing the Discovery Guide
To help families and other visitors create meaningful connections to our artwork, the Hammer Museum created the Discovery Guide. This guide can help lead you to discover all kinds of art and ideas through eye-opening activities. It’s your ticket to exploring the museum in your own way.
Where are They Now? Henri Matisse's Jazz
A highlight from the Hammer Museum’s Grunwald Center Collection is currently on display in the San Diego Museum of Art exhibition The Art of Music. One of the most significant artist’s books of the twentieth century, Henri Matisse’s Jazz was begun by the artist in 1943 and published in 1947.