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Artist Talk: Thomas Heatherwick

Thursday Apr 30, 2015 7:30 PM This is a past program

Thomas Heatherwick is known for his unique design concepts ranging from products, such as a handbag for Longchamp, to large-scale architecture like the new distillery for BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin. Provocations features a selection of Heatherwick Studio’s projects through the display of prototypes, large-scale models, objects, photographs, and film and video footage.

An after party in the courtyard sponsored by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Gin follows the talk.

HAMMER PLUS members are also invited to a private pre-reception hosted by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Gin, featuring signature cocktails and light fare. This pre-reception is currently sold out, to join the wait list, please contact [email protected].


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended. Overflow seating will be available, with high-definition simulcast.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

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, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members. 

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.