Hammer Blog

On Gallery Teaching

September 11, 2019
The Academic Programs department at the Hammer Museum encourages educators to make space for challenging conversations.

On Family Programs

September 4, 2019
I wanted to explore how museums can use mindfulness strategies to support family audiences and to empower them beyond their visit.
Russel Altamirano smiles at the camera, siting cross-legged and  on the hardwood floor at the Hammer Museum

On Museum Inclusivity

August 27, 2019
When I reflect on my first art museum visit as a high school senior, I distinctly remember feeling like an outsider unable to make personal or socially relevant connections to artworks.