Special Programs

Constitution Happy Hour

Fridays, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6, 6–8 PM

Guided, topical conversations about the US Constitution and its role in our democracy—with drinks! Reflect, inquire, and build your knowledge of American government. Part of the artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing Constitution Café project. Cash bar and snacks available for purchase.

Five Fridays in the fall of 2019:
October 4 & 18
November 1 & 15

December 6

October 4: Loyola Law School professor David Glazier discusses the Treason Clause—Article III Section 3.

October 18: Damon Huss of the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, discusses judicial review.

November 1: Loyola Law School professor Kimberly West-Faulcon discusses the executive branch—Article II.

November 15: Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson discusses impeachment—Article II.

December 6: UC Irvine political science and law professor Rick Hasen discusses the First Amendment and campaign misinformation.


Ticketing: This free program is not ticketed.  
Parking: Parking is available under the museum. Rates are $7 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $7 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends. Cash only.
Restaurant: Enjoy a meal or drink before or 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.

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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.