Allen Ruppersberg, Greetings from California (detail), 1972. Acrylic on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase with funds from Ron Bailey, Peter Norton, Phil Aarons, Kevin Brine, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Raymond J. McGuire, Jon Sandelman, and David Wasserman, 2005.16. Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art.

Winter Exhibitions Opening Celebration

Please join us to celebrate the opening of our winter exhibitions.

Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968–2018 is the first comprehensive US survey of this influential Los Angeles-based artist in over 30 years. Dirty Protest highlights recent acquisitions and works from the Hammer Contemporary Collection that have never before been on view, including works by Njideka Akunyili CrosbyNoah DavisChristina ForrerMike KelleyIbrahim MahamaRodney McMillianMika TajimaTorey Thornton, and Alexander Tovborg.

Be among the first to see the exhibitions while you enjoy music by DJ Nubar and DJ ShyBoy from MaDonna Summer and Bootie LA/SF. Cash bars serve beer, wine, and specialty cocktails all night, with the food truck The Original Grilled Cheese Truck outside on Lindbrook Drive.

This event is free and open to the public. Entry is granted on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP does not guarantee admission if event reaches capacity.

Become a Hammer Member

Participate- and Immerse-level members ($100 and $250 for one year) enjoy priority entry and a free first drink.

Impact-level members ($500 for one year) and above get exclusive access to the private Director’s Reception before the public celebration.

Learn more and join now. 

Parking Details

Limited parking available the museum, $6 cash only. Additional event parking is available at 11020 Kinross Ave with a flat rate of $5 payable by credit card/cash at the Pay Station or pay by cell phone through the Park Mobile App. We encourage visitors to consider biking, public transportation, or ride-sharing.

Image: Allen Ruppersberg, Greetings from California, 1972. Acrylic on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase with funds from Ron Bailey, Peter Norton, Phil Aarons, Kevin Brine, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Raymond J. McGuire, Jon Sandelman, and David Wasserman, 2005.16. Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art.