Hammer Blog

  • Hammergram: June 2016

    Hammergram: June 2016

    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.

  • 3 Questions with Margaret Honda

    3 Questions with Margaret Honda

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of her film screenings here on July 6, we speak to Made in L.A. artist Margaret Honda about Los Angeles and the history of cinema.

  • IKO IKO at the Hammer Store

    IKO IKO at the Hammer Store

    In the last few years we have begun to introduce new products from L.A.-based artists and creators at the Hammer Store—a tradition we started with Arts ReSTORE L.A. and are continuing today. We have been working to broaden our offerings to reflect the museum’s commitment to the Los Angeles creative community.

  • 3 Questions with Fred Lonidier of Labor Link TV

    3 Questions with Fred Lonidier of Labor Link TV

    Throughout Made in L.A. 2016, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. Next week we screen two films about labor—Matewan and Maquilapolis—a subject close to the heart of Made in L.A. artist and activist Fred Lonidier. Both films will be followed by discussions with the artist.

  • 3 Questions with Aram Saroyan

    3 Questions with Aram Saroyan

    In advance of his public program on June 21, we asked Aram Saroyan—the author of Made in L.A. 2016’s subtitle—about L.A.'s influence on his work and how he approached creating a poem that set the tone for an exhibition.

  • K.A.M.P. Recap

    K.A.M.P. Recap

    On Sunday, May 22, the Hammer welcomed hundreds of kids and their families for our annual family fundraiser, K.A.M.P. (Kids’ Art Museum Project). All proceeds enable us to continue offering our growing calendar of free family programs. With 18 unique workshops imagined by artists, everyone found something to get their creative juices flowing.