Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates Feb17

Past Forward: Contem...

Over fifty works—including paintings, photographs, sculptures, and video installations—by twenty-five leading Emirati artists explore connections with the country’s rich history, diverse society, and unique environment and  builds a foundation for greater understanding of the UAEcreate...

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio Feb20

Provocations: The Ar...

British designer Thomas Heatherwick has been hailed as a genius for the uniquely inventive nature of his work. Trained at London’s Royal College of Art, Heatherwick’s practice encompasses projects ranging in scale from very small to monumental, from products to public sculpture to...

Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891 Feb20

Round Trip: Bicyclin...

Forty-three remarkable circular black-and-white photographs taken in 1891 by William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen Jr., two young Americans, track a year on the road as they cycled across Greece, Turkey, Persia, and Uzbekistan. Dec. 14, 2014 – Apr. 5, 2015 Fowler Museum Museum Hours:...

Lily van der Stokker Feb25

Lily van der Stokker

Dutch artist Lily van der Stokker has been making bold, colorful large-scale wall paintings for more than twenty years. The artist applies colors ranging from soft pastels to bright fluorescents—sometimes in playful and visually arresting plaid patterns or all-over flower motifs—to amorphous...

Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989 Feb26

Charles Gaines: Grid...

Highly regarded as both a leading practitioner of conceptualism and an influential educator at the California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles-based artist Charles Gaines is celebrated for his photographs, drawings, and works on paper that investigate how rules-based procedures construct...

Pedro Reyes Feb26

Pedro Reyes

Mexican artist Pedro Reyes’s project The People’s United Nations (pUN) is both an exhibition and an event that puts the diplomatic and global problem-solving goals of the United Nations in the hands of ordinary people. Originally staged at the Queens Museum of Art, Reye’s Hammer Project will...

Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now Feb27

Apparitions: Frottag...

The technique known as frottage, from the French verb frotter, meaning “to rub,” is an automatic drawing method developed by the artist Max Ernst. It involves rendering an image by placing a sheet of paper over an object or dimensional surface and rubbing it with a marking agent such as...

This Is the End Feb28

This Is the End

Hammer Projects: This Is the End features three recent videos by three international artists working independently. Sharing similar sensibilities and employing an array of unconventional narrative strategies, the individual works by Ed Atkins (British, b. 1982), Loretta Fahrenholz (German, b....

Games in Untitled Cafe Mar02

Games in Untitled Ca...

Check out our games installation in Untitled Cafe! Grab a coffee and enjoy some cool games on our custom built arcade cabinets! Exhibition Dates: Mar. 2 – 13 Untitled Cafe Café Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. & Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Price: Free More...

Mindful Awareness Mar05

Mindful Awareness

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general...

MFA Exhibition #1 Mar05

MFA Exhibition #1

The first of four final showcases by 2015 master of fine art candidates in the UCLA Department of Art, featuring work by Elizabeth Conn-Hollyn, CJ Heyliger, Calvin Marcus, and Audra Wist. Opening Reception: Thursday, Mar. 5, 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibition Dates: Mar. 5 – 13, New Wight...

Datvebis Gundi (The Chorus of Bears) Mar05

Datvebis Gundi (The ...

Fowler Out Loud As UCLA’s Georgian chorus—comprised of students and faculty from linguistics, musicology, and computer science—Datvebis Gundi is dedicated to the study, performance, and preservation of the folk and sacred music of Caucasus Georgia, known for its ancient polyphony, rich...

Art in Conversation Mar05

Art in Conversation

30-minute talks about connections and comparisons between two works of art are led by HAMMER student educators and take place every Thursday at 6:45p.m. Thursday, Mar. 5, 6:45 p.m. All Hammer Public programs are free. More info… The Hammer Museum is located at the corner of Westwood and...

FACULTY RECITAL:  PETER YATES, GUITAR Mar05

FACULTY RECITAL: PET...

Guitarist Peter Yates will collaborate with faculty colleagues Juliana Gondek, voice,  and Movses Pogossian, violin, in a program of songs, tangos and multimedia exploration. Featured will be a Spanish cantata by Handel, sacred arias by Bach and Piazzolla’s Story of the Tango. The...

Pilc Mouton Hoenig

Comprised of master performers pianist Jean-Michel Pilc, bassist Francoise Mouton and drummer Ari Hoenig, this legendary ensemble is one of the most important groups in jazz. Friday, Mar. 6, 8 p.m. Schoenberg Hall Price: $29 – $39 General Admission, $15 UCLA Students, $25 UCLA Faculty...