Due to COVID-19, the Hammer Museum is temporarily closed. More information.

Constitution Happy Hour
Special Programs

CANCELED: Constitution Happy Hour 2020

Jan 30, Feb 20, Mar 26, Apr 28, 2020, 6 PM


Due to uncertainty around COVID-19, the Hammer is temporarily closed to the public and this program has been canceled. For COVID-19 updates impacting the UCLA community, please visit UCLA’s Newsroom.

Guided, topical conversations about the US Constitution and its role in our democracy—with drinks! Reflect, inquire, and build your knowledge of US government.

On the following days at 6 p.m.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

January 30—USC Gould School of Law professor Franita Tolson discusses Constitutional rights and voting rights

February 20—Loyola Law School professor David Glazier discusses the War Powers Clause (Article 1, Section 8, Clause 11)

Part of the artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing Constitution Café project.

Cash bar and snacks available for purchase.


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.

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All 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 Elizabeth Bixby Janeway Foundation, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.
Readings are supported by GRoW @ Annenberg.
Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by The Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.
Hammer public programs are presented online in partnership with the #KeepThePromise campaign—a movement promoting social justice and human rights through the arts.