Tag: La Brea Tar Pits

Add a little art, fun and culture to your holiday shopping

Add a little art, fun and culture to your holiday shopping

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

This year, make holiday shopping fun and easy by browsing in person or online at any one — or all — of the five specialized museum shops on Museum Row. Here’s a sampling of what’s available. Get in the holiday spirit with the Corleone family at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, where there’s a […]

Continue Reading

La Brea Tar Pits reimagined for the 21st century

La Brea Tar Pits reimagined for the 21st century

| December 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

When a reimagined La Brea Tar Pits opens in 2028 (tentatively), scientists and visitors of all ages will be able to step back in time — way back — to learn about the last major episode of global climate change and to consider possible solutions for our own time. Visitors also will be able to […]

Continue Reading

Museums open after yearlong shutdown

Museums open after yearlong shutdown

| April 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a year of lockdown due to the pandemic, all of the four major museums along Miracle Mile’s Museum Row have — or will soon — open, with safety protocols in place. The first among them is the Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd., which had its rollout last month. The Los Angeles County Museum […]

Continue Reading

Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

Museums offer live music, art projects and outdoor venues

| June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Herald in the start of summer with live Latin music and jazz and art projects or head to outdoor venues at our local museums. But don’t do so in large groups (yet)! Music programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art may not feature live bands you can dance or tap your feet to […]

Continue Reading

See art, visit area museums, virtually

See art, visit area museums, virtually

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just because museums are closed doesn’t mean patrons can’t still experience a stroll through them virtually, and from the comfort of their homes. Following are some of the virtual experiences that museums have lined up for their online visitors. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures does not officially open until this coming December; however, pieces […]

Continue Reading

La Brea Tar Pits to join neighbors in new look, renovations

La Brea Tar Pits to join neighbors in new look, renovations

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month, completing a one-year international search process, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM) announced the selection of architecture firm Weiss / Manfredi to lead a master planning team to re-imagine the Miracle Mile’s La Brea Tar Pits. The firm was selected from among three finalists, all of whom had presented initial […]

Continue Reading