Reimagining Our World at Family Day
If you could reimagine your world, what would it Look Like? At this year's Family Day: Reimagine Your World, we invited families across Los Angeles to ask themselves this very question. More than 1,100 kids and their grown-ups challenged their imaginations through a variety of art workshops.
Hammergram: September 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.
The Floor is Yours
Our third-floor galleries are currently closed for renovation, and with that renovation comes many decisions—both technical and aesthetic. For our new gallery floors, we are happy to be working with the family-owned Danish company Dinesen, where the love of wood and the respect for nature have been passed down through generations.
Where are They Now? Rembrandt's Juno at the Getty Museum
The Hammer Museum’s splendid late Rembrandt painting is on view at the Getty Museum this fall while our permanent collection galleries undergo 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.
Where are They Now? David Lamelas's The Desert People
David Lamelas’s "The Desert People," a film from 1974 that is part of the Hammer Contemporary Collection, has been on a road trip of sorts to SITElines.2016 much wider than a line, Santa Fe’s contemporary art biennial.
#AskACurator Day 2016
Have you had a burning question for one of our curators? Now is your chance to ask! The Hammer is excited to once again be among more than 1,200 museums from 52 countries participating in #AskACurator Day on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
Night at the Museum (feat. Everyone but Ben Stiller)
The post-graduation craze was in fact real—one moment I was finishing up my undergraduate career at UCLA, and the next moment I was a full time summer intern at the Hammer Museum.
Learning from our Paper Conservator
Have you ever heard of a paper conservator? Generally, a paper conservator restores, maintains, or prepares objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibition. To be frank, I hadn’t known about this career until I started interning here at the Hammer Museum.
10 Things To Do in September (Even Though the Third Floor Galleries are Closed)
While we wrap up our beloved, most recent iteration of Made in L.A., the third floor galleries are closing for some much-needed R&R (restoration and renovation). Though the galleries are closed, there’s still plenty to do at the Hammer. We’ve compiled 10 ways to keep you as busy as ever on your way to earning your tenth point.