Spend Mother's Day with the Hammer Museum
Enjoy free mimosas, 10% off at the Hammer Store, free family programs, and more.
Telescope: China | From Qipao to Mao to Now
My first trip to China was in 2002. What I could see of fashion at that time in the shops and on the streets was generic, unattractive, and cheap looking. There was no identity, no beauty from the past or creative hope for the future.
Hammergram: April 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.
On View at the Café: Petra Cortright
Petra Cortright’s short videos of the seemingly frivolous activities of a Millennial generation woman perfectly capture the motivations behind the innumerable homemade videos that are available online on popular sites like YouTube and Vimeo.
Telescope: China | He Wei
He Wei’s mysterious abstractions investigate interior landscapes of the mind and heart. Through a process of applying many translucent layers of oil paint onto canvases lying on the floor random expressionistic color fields are created sometimes with broken geometric structures floating on the surface.
Now on View: Nailed It! A History of Hammers
Excavating the multifarious history of mankind's oldest tool, Nailed It! brings together artifacts, ephemera, and the tool itself in a new installation at the Hammer Museum.