Special Programs

Bike Night at the Hammer! 2009

Friday Apr 17, 2009 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM This is a past program

Grab some friends and pedal on over for a bike-centric evening of food, fun, and film. Enjoy free museum admission, a screening of Breaking Away, a performance by Telematique, veggie snacks, drinks, and free bike valet parking by the LA County Bike Coalition.



Complimentary bicycle valet service from LA County Bicycle Coalition


Vegetarian delights and cash bar plus live musical performance with visual projections by Telematique


Film Screening: Breaking Away

Screening related to Nine Lives selected by Lisa Anne Auerbach

Breaking Away is a coming of age film that tells the story of four teenagers in Bloomington, Indiana, who have graduated high school and are not sure what they want to do with their lives, other than hang out and go swimming in an abandoned limestone quarry. (1979, 100 min., Dir. Peter Yates)


View photos from the event here.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for this screening are required, and are available at the Billy Wilder Theater Box Office starting at 7:30. Limit one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.

Automobile parking is available for $3 after 6:00pm under the museum.

Secure bicycle valet parking in the courtyard is FREE. Please use Lindbrook entrance to the museum, one block north of Wilshire Blvd.

Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.

Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.