Plant material on a table, from a previous workshop at the Hammer.

[email protected]: Writing for Plants: A Botany Workshop

Recommended for ages 8-14

Become a resident botanist for one day at the Hammer, observing, charting, and writing imagined histories of a few bizarre, beautiful, and rare plants. Led by poet, children’s picture book writer, and magazine editor Michael A. Reyes.

Free collaborative workshops, presented with 826LA, combine writing with creative activities for groups of up to 20 students. Reservations are encouraged. Visit 826la.org, or call 310-915-0200.

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Ticketing: These free workshops are designed for up to 20 students. Reservations are encouraged: visit workshops.826la.org or call 310-915-0200. Drop-ins are welcome, if space allows. 
Parking: Under the museum, $7 cash flat rate on weekends. Cash only.
Restaurant: Enjoy a meal or drink after the program at 
our restaurant Audrey. The restaurant is open 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday and 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Sunday. Members and UCLA students receive 10% off.

Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

♿ Accessibility information

The Hammer is dedicated to providing a comfortable and engaging experience for all ages. Children under 12 are welcome to visit with adult companions.

Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum's Kids Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional funding is provided by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, and The Winnick Family Foundation.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.

Public programs advancing social justice are presented by the Ford Foundation.

Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.