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Exhibition of royal Hawaiian featherwork on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

16 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting the exhibition Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: N? Hulu Ali?i (May 22? August 7, 2016), comprising nearly 70 featherwork objects in addition to photographs from the museum?s permanent collection. Show More Summary

LACMA acquires 39 major works produced at Gemini G.E.L., including pieces by Lichtenstein and Ruscha

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the L.A. print workshop Gemini G.E.L., one of the country’s foremost publishers of art lithography, both opened about 50 years ago and came of age together in the mid-1960s. A new gift to the museum highlights their entwined histories.    On Monday LACMA...

Kerry James Marshall has accomplished his mission

3 weeks agoArts : Prospero

KERRY JAMES MARSHALL set out to change what we see in the giant canvases in art museums, not because he hated traditional art, but because he admired it. An early primary-school field trip to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) made a lasting impression.

Nature Fest at the LA Natural History Museum

Natural History Museums love artists! This weekend the Natural History History Museum of Los Angeles County will host a "Nature Fest." Members of the local group of LA Urban Sketchers and others from Plein Air painting community will be painting and sketching at the location. Show More Summary

Telsa Road Trip To The California Science Center

The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, next to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California. The place is billed as the West Coast’s largest hands-on science center. The Science Center makes for a fairly inexpensive family outing. Admission is by donation only, and […]

The Armory Show appoints Jarrett Gregory and Eric Shiner as Curators for 2017 edition

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Armory Show announced that Jarrett Gregory, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum have been appointed as curators for The Armory Show 2017. Show More Summary

Venice Architecture Biennale, Day 1: Govan and Zumthor make their LACMA pitch

2 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Having won a measure of financial and political support at home for their plan to remake the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Michael Govan and Peter Zumthor have taken their show on the road — to Italy. Govan, LACMA's director and chief executive since 2006, and Zumthor, the Swiss architect who...

Guillermo Del Toro's Memorabilia Collection To Become a Museum Exhibit

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

'Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters' will be at the Los Angeles County Museum Of Art all summer.

Watch Neil Young Debut EARTH At Natural History Museum In LA

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Neil Young debuted his upcoming live album EARTH at the Natural History Museum Of Los Angeles County last night. The listening party began with a brief introduction from Young himself — “As John Lennon would say, ‘Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream'” — after which the album played in its entirety in high […]

Robert Mapplethorpe: Beauty, Power, and Sex from the Outside

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — The remarkable two-museum show Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, gathering hundreds of photographs, collages, installations and other objects at both the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center, represents just a portion of the spectacular gift of the Mapplethorpe Trust to those institutions.

Elaine Wynn pledges $50 million lead gift to LACMA's campaign; A. Jerrold Perenchio adds to his historic gift

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced today that Elaine Wynn, co-chair of the board, pledged $50 million to kick off the next phase for the Peter Zumthor-designed permanent collection building. Simultaneously with Ms. Wynn?s gift, Mr. Show More Summary

LACMA receives a historic $75-million windfall, creating an energetic and hope-filled momentum

It once seemed like a herculean, if not insurmountable, challenge – raising $600 million or more for an ambitious modernist building to serve as the new home for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Skeptics abounded when plans were first announced three years ago. But momentum now seems to be...

Guillermo del Toro Bringing Personal Collection to Art Galleries Around the World

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Guillermo del Toro is organizing an exhibit of more than 500 pieces from his "Bleak House," beginning at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and then going to tour to Minneapolis, Toronto, Mexico City, Barcelona, Paris, and New York City.

'Elevation of the Cross,' Claes Oldenburg's 'Typewriter Eraser' among acquisitions at LACMA event

3 months agoArts : Culture Monster

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Collectors Committee raised a record-breaking $6.4 million and added five artworks and two collections to LACMA's permanent collection over the weekend. One of the new collections is the Mike Kaplan Poster Collection, more than 880 posters, most from the 1930s...

Natural History Museum in L.A. enlists residents to collect data on urban wildlife

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is embarking on a pioneering plan to collect and inventory all of the urban wildlife in the region. The effort will be led by hundreds of "citizen scientists" trained to collect data for the museum. Curatorial staff will catalog the findings, which...

Lacy cuffs, Hawaiian shirts and Nehru jackets: An advance look at LACMA's 'Reigning Men' style exhibition

Slim culottes paired with powdered wigs. Dandyish suits in shades of candy pink. Leathers custom-designed for motorcycle rides. The upcoming fashion design exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has these -- and many other styles -- covered. "Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015"...

North West Falls Down, Kim Kardashian Contines To Stare at Phone

I suppose of the perks of being part of a large family is that you're never without a babysitter for your child. Over the weekend, the Kardashians took a field trip to the Los Angeles County Museum, and everyone was having a grand old...Show More Summary

Kardashian And Jenner Family Take North And Penelope To The Museum, Scott Disick Parties On

A recent Kardashian clan outing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art April 2 saw a whole bunch of the Kardashian-Jenner family show up for the fun. Thanks to E! Online, the details are juicy and fun filled. The Kardashians visited the LA County Museum of Art on Saturday. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, & Family Hit Up the LACMA

Kim Kardashian rocks a custom bomber jacket while visiting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on Saturday (April 2) in Los Angeles. The 35-year-old reality star was joined for the outing by husband Kanye West, daughter North, 2, sisters Kendall Jenner and Kourtney Kardashian, and her niece Penelope Disick, 3. “Ultra Light Beams,” [...]

Map: The 226 Museums Of Los Angeles County

In honor of #MuseumWeek, a map of the 226 museums in Los Angeles County. [ more › ]

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