Arts Education Tuesd...

Founders of “Your Dance Space” will discuss their journey as dancers and business entrepreneurs, and how they developed careers as dance educators and successful business owners in the Los Angeles arts community. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 5 p.m. Broad Art Center, Room 2101 Price: Free The...

The Contenders Dec08

The Contenders

The Hammer Museum is thrilled to present The Museum of Modern Art’s renowned exhibition of films, The Contenders. Each year, MoMA’s Department of Film combs through major studio releases and the top film festivals around the world, selecting influential, innovative films made in the last 12 months that they believe will stand the test of time. Whether bound for awards glory or destined to become a cult classic, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance, and any true cinephile will want to catch them on the big screen. Tickets: $15 General Admission $10 HAMMER PLUS Members with valid discount code Impact level...

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres Dec10

Hammer Projects: Mar...

The first solo presentation of the Mexico City-based Mario Garcia Torres’s work in Los Angeles, is a one-act monologue, written as an imagined tell-all, casts the fictitious director Alan Smithee as a central protagonist in a new single-channel video. Sept. 13, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015 Museum...

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OBJECT MATTER Dec12

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OB...

Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) was a pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene, describing himself as a “para-photographer,” because his work stood “beside” or “beyond” traditional ideas associated with photography. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday:...

JIM HODGES: GIVE MORE THAN YOU TAKE Dec12

JIM HODGES: GIVE MOR...

The first U.S. comprehensive survey on the work of the New York–based artist Jim Hodges brings together photography, drawing, works on paper, and objects rendered in mirror, lightbulbs, silk flowers, and glass alongside several major room-size installations. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015...

Hammer Projects: Yuri Ancarani Dec15

Hammer Projects: Yur...

Italian artist Yuri Ancarani makes seductive, hypnotic, engrossing films that delve deep into obscure subjects. This is his first solo exhibition in the U.S. Sept. 27, 2014 – Jan. 19, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 11 am – 8 pm Saturday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm Hammer...

Hammer Projects: N. Dash Dec20

Hammer Projects: N. ...

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...

Exhibition Tours Dec20

Exhibition Tours

45-minute tours of selected works in special exhibitions are facilitated by Hammer student educators and take place every Saturday at 1 p.m. SCHEDULE Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take January 3 and 17 Robert Heinecken: Object Matter December 20, January 10 Armand Hammer Collection January...

Hammer Projects: Francis Upritchard Jan01

Hammer Projects: Fra...

Francis Upritchard’s first solo exhibition on the west coast features sculptural installations of archetypes—the psychic, the African, the nincompoop—hovering in a state of uncertainty. Modeled in polymer clay, the curious figures are rendered in a slightly unnerving scale. Oct. 25, 2014...

Lillis Ó Laoire: Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series Jan07

Lillis Ó Laoire: Naz...

“Performance, Place, and Memory in Some Gaelic Songs of Ireland.” Lecture by Lillis Ó Laoire, senior lecturer for Irish language, folklore and culture in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1 – 3...

Mindful Awareness Jan08

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...

Art in Conversation Jan08

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 6:45PM. More info… The Hammer Museum is located at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards in Westwood Village. Parking is available...

UCLA Philarmonia Jan15

UCLA Philarmonia

The tenth annual UCLA Philharmonia All Star concert will be conducted by Professor Neal Stulberg. Programming will consists entirely of concerto movements of up to 20 minutes in length, and the compeition is open to all undergraduate and graduate instrumental and vocal music majors. Thursday,...

Roger Savage: Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series Jan21

Roger Savage: Nazir ...

“Song, Narrative, and Political Landscapes.” Lecture by Roger Savage, professor and director of graduate studies, UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 1 – 3 p.m. Schoenberg Music Building, Room B544 Price: Free More info… Schoenberg Hall is located...

VAPAE Winter Worksho...

An introduction to simple book design and construction. Participants will make several simple single- and multi-sheet books and learn how to improvise systems or utilize commercial services to make larger production runs manageable. Friday, Jan. 23, 1 p.m. Broad Art Center, Room 2101 Price:...