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Museum restaurants present art on the plate and off

Museum restaurants present art on the plate and off

| January 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s been said that art feeds the soul, and indeed, entering an exhibit to find a wall full of playful Yayoi Kusama polka-dots or a row of color-saturated David Hockney paintings can make one’s heart leap. More and more often, museums also aim to feed the stomach with excellent menus in a beautiful space. This […]

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Academy Museum — open at last!

Academy Museum — open at last!

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Following a week of Oscar Ceremony-worthy press previews, a glamorous Donor Gala (Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Jennifer Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Lady Gaga!), and member preview days, the long-awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opened to the public — at the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire — on September 30. The Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby on […]

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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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