Hammer Blog

  • Exploring Social Justice through Art

    Exploring Social Justice through Art

    One myth about museum education is that learning only takes place within the geographical confines of a museum space. Families, children, and other museum audiences are expected to travel to museums—many times outside of their own communities—to experience them. A new Hammer Kids series called Art Without Walls disputes this myth through a partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library.

  • Previewing K.A.M.P. with The Haas Brothers

    Previewing K.A.M.P. with The Haas Brothers

    Everyone at the Hammer looks forward to K.A.M.P. (Kids' Art Museum Project) all year! Our annual fundraising event is imagined by artists for kids and their families. As we gear up for the big day this Sunday, May 21, we checked in with two of this year's artists, The Haas Brothers.

  • Open Projector Night Winners: Fall 2016

    Open Projector Night Winners: Fall 2016

    On October 18, 2016, as part of our recurring program Open Projector Night, filmmakers were invited to screen their own short films or videos and vie for a prize at L.A.’s most raucous independent film fest.

  • Previewing K.A.M.P. with Kelly Akashi

    Previewing K.A.M.P. with Kelly Akashi

    Everyone at the Hammer looks forward to K.A.M.P. (Kids' Art Museum Project) all year! As we gear up for the big day on Sunday, May 21, we checked in with one of this year's artists, Kelly Akashi.