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Curtain is about to rise at the Academy Museum Sept. 30

Curtain is about to rise at the Academy Museum Sept. 30

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

When the curtain rises at the new six-story Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on Thurs., Sept. 30, a classic film with live music will herald its opening. The first three months will feature special programming, and visitors will be able to dine at a restaurant inspired by Hollywood’s glory days. Two screenings of the 1939 […]

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Academy Museum tickets to go on sale Aug. 5

Academy Museum tickets to go on sale Aug. 5

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Tickets to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, 6067 Wilshire Blvd., will be on sale to the general public beginning Thurs., Aug. 5. The Academy Museum will officially open Thurs., Sept. 30. Opening day events will include two screenings of the “Wizard of Oz” (1939) with live accompaniment by the American Youth Symphony. Other programs […]

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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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