Tag: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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 […]

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LACMA unveils renderings of gallery interiors and floor plans for the new building’s two levels

LACMA unveils renderings of gallery interiors and floor plans for the new building’s two levels

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the last remnants of the 1965 William Pereira-designed Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) disappear, passers-by can imagine the vast amount of open space that will be under and around the new LACMA structure. One can envision dining inside the two-story-high interior of the new Ray’s & Stark Bar or on the terrace […]

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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 […]

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Tribute to fallen LACMA

Tribute to fallen LACMA

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

When I was in elementary school in the ’60s, our class went on a yellow bus field trip to explore the brand new Los Angeles County Museum of Art. As we lumbered down Wilshire Blvd toward our destination, our teacher, standing at the front of the bus next to the driver, enthralled us with the […]

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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 […]

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Home Ground: ‘Art is the Client:’ LACMA, the wrecking ball, and surviving jewel box

Home Ground: ‘Art is the Client:’ LACMA, the wrecking ball, and surviving jewel box

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Four buildings at LACMA face the percussion hammer, wrecking ball or computer-controlled hydraulic jack — perhaps all three — but not quite yet. Remediation began earlier this year, removing asbestos and other materials, preparing for Los Angeles’ farewell to William L. Pereira’s three 1965 pavilions and the Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer wing. Replacing them will be […]

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