Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg & Robert Thurman

Co-presented with the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

An authority on religion, spirituality, Asian history, philosophy, Tibetan Buddhism, and the Dalai Lama, Robert Thurman advocates for the relevance of Eastern ideas in our daily lives. Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher, author, and cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society. She has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. Thurman and Salzberg are co-authors of the book Love Your Enemies: How to Break the Anger Habit and Be a Whole Lot Happier.


View photos from the event here.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.