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Academy Museum rolls out virtual carpet

Academy Museum rolls out virtual carpet

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

While the Academy Museum nears its in-person opening, coming this fall on September 30, a star-studded virtual presentation of the space took place last month. Museum director and president Bill Kramer was joined by a host of Oscar winners during the 45-minute pre-recorded video tour for the media. Almost a century in the making, when […]

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On Preservation: Preservation anchors construction at La Brea Tar Pits, Academy, LACMA

On Preservation: Preservation anchors construction at La Brea Tar Pits, Academy, LACMA

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the announcement of Weiss / Manfredi as chief architects of the reimagining of the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, a clear and welcome pattern has emerged. In each step of the re-design, expansion and rejuvenation of Hancock Park’s collection of three major museums, preservation of a significant historic structure is a key element. Entitled […]

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Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

Academy Museum reveals architectural, cultural vision

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new museum on Wilshire Blvd. is still under construction, but the Larchmont Chronicle and other members of the press were recently invited to take a glimpse at what is to come. “People from across the globe come to Los Angeles to be inspired and to see things […]

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Movie Museum, Academy Awards are on Windsor Square resident’s to-do list

Movie Museum, Academy Awards are on Windsor Square resident’s to-do list

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Boone Isaacs is as excited about movies today as when she was allowed to stay up late as a girl in Massachusetts to watch the Academy Awards. Only now the Irving Blvd. resident is working with the producers on next year’s Oscars. And, she is going over the fine points with Academy chief executive […]

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Sit under the stars at these summer movie screenings

Sit under the stars at these summer movie screenings

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

What better way to take advantage of Los Angeles’ balmy nights than to enjoy movie screenings under the stars at cemeteries, amphitheaters, museums or other outdoor civic venues. Hollywood Forever Cemetery Watch films flicker over mausoleum walls every Saturday night at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Guests can bring blankets, picnic dinners, beer […]

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