Hammer Projects: N. Dash Jan10

Hammer Projects: N. Dash

N. Dash’s work in drawing, painting, and photography is rooted in her ongoing experimentation with materials. Hammer Projects: N. Dash will include thirteen new photographs and a special project for the courtyard light boxes. Sept. 13, 2014 – Jan. 25, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 11 am – 8 pm Saturday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm Hammer Museum Admission is Free A timeline of Exhibition Tours and Lunchtime Art Talks is available online. More info… The Hammer Museum is located at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards in Westwood Village. Parking is available under the Museum. Hammer Projects is made possible...

Half & Half, DMA Undergraduate Exhibition Jan15

Half & Half, DMA Undergraduate Exhibition

The UCLA Department of Design Media Arts presents its undergraduate exhibition with over 40 students participating in the show. Opening Reception: Thursday, Jan. 15 Exhibition Dates: Jan. 15 – 29 The New Wight Gallery Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Price: Free More info… The New Wight Gallery is located on the first floor of the Broad Art Center at UCLA. Parking is available in lot 3.

826LA @Hammer: New Year, New You: Be a Superhero (Or a Wizard or a Vampire) for a Day Jan25

826LA @Hammer: New Y...

Ever wonder what it would be like if you could trade lives with someone for just a day? Students write about the most challenging, thrilling, one-of-a-kind adventures they can imagine if they were to swap lives with their favorite characters from comics, movies, books, or television. Workshop...

Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates Jan25

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...

Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891 Jan25

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:...

Kids in the Courtyard: Purdy Burdy Jan25

Kids in the Courtyar...

Use recycled materials such as bottles, cardboard, and popsicle sticks to make your very own birdhouse. Let your imagination soar with this special activity inspired by Pascale Marthine Tayou’s collection of birdhouses entitled “Favelas ABC.” Sunday, Jan. 25, 1 – 3 p.m....

Past Forward: A Conversation about Contemporary Art and Design from the Emirates Jan25

Past Forward: A Conv...

Past Forward exhibition co-curators Noor Al Suweidi and Curtis Sandberg and exhibiting artists Khalid Shafar and Shaikha Al Mazrou share their insights on contemporary life and the emerging art scene. Sunday, Jan. 25, 3 p.m. Lenart Audiorium Price: Free More info… The Fowler Museum is...

Los Angeles Chanber Orchestra: Vivaldi & Shubert Jan25

Los Angeles Chanber ...

At 19, Franz Schubert had composed an astonishingly large output of music but received no fees. Right before starting on his Fifth Symphony, he wrote in his diary, “Today, I composed for money for the first time.” That may, in fact, be the reason for this Symphony’s sunny disposition! Fast...

Experimental Jetset: A.UD Lecture Series Jan26

Experimental Jetset:...

Experimental Jetset is an amsterdam-based graphic design studio focusing on printed matter and site-specific installations. They describe their methodology as “turning language into objects”. Monday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. Perloff Hall, Decafe (Room 1302) Price: Free More info…...

SubUrbanisms: Casino Chinatowns Jan27

SubUrbanisms: Casino...

As part of the Urban Humanities Initiative’s occasional reading group, The Diptych Forum, Stephen Fan, assistant professor of architecture at Connecticut College, will present his work on casino Chinatowns, paired with a reading from a UCLA faculty member. Lunch will be provided and RSVP to...

Arts Education Tuesd...

This salon will explore the intersection of interdisciplinary arts practice and an analysis of how race, class and culture impact student learning in the classroom. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 5 p.m. Broad Art Center, Room 2101 Price: Free The New Wight Gallery is located in the Broad Art Center at...

Endagered Languages: The Mother Tongue Revival Jan27

Endagered Languages:...

Languages are disappearing at an alarming rate: nearly half the 6,000 languages on earth will go extinct over the next 50 years due to globalization. This multimedia evening presents local endangered language communities—Aztec, Hawaiian, Welsh, and more—for an evening of multilingual poetry,...

Tommy Hartung Jan28

Tommy Hartung

Lunchtime Art Talks take place every Wednesday at 12:30pm. The Hammer’s curatorial department leads free and insightful 15-minute discussions about works of art currently on view or from museum collections. This talk will be led by Ali Subotnick, curator. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 12:30 p.m....

Calendar Jan28

Calendar

A photographer traveling in Armenia for a calendar project realizes that his wife, an Armenian translator, is falling in love with their driver and unofficial tour guide. The Academy Award–nominated director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) reveals the unraveling of a marriage through a...

Culture Fix: Noor Al Suwadi on New Art from the Emirates Jan29

Culture Fix: Noor Al...

Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates co-curator Noor Al Suwaidi introduces the work of a selection of Emirati artists and discusses the environment in which they build their own traditions and thrive at home and on the international scene. Thursday, Jan. 29, 12 p.m. Fowler Museum...