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Dwayne Johnson 15h
I’ll be there in spirit. Join my writer/director/friend for what’s sure to be a VERY intriguing conversation.
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LACMA 11h
June 7, 4pm, free, tickets required. Join artist Kent Twitchell, a former student of , at "Charles White: A Retrospective" for a special walkthrough of the exhibition :: © Kent Twitchell, photo © Museum Associates / LACMA
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LACMA 14h
Happy birthday, Mary Cassatt! Born in 1844, Cassatt was the only American to exhibit with the Impressionists, showing with them four times. She later made a specialty of the mother and child theme, as pictured here in "Woman and Child," late 19th or early 20th century.
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LACMA 16h
June 8, 2pm, free, tickets required. Learn about contemporary Chinese artists’ use of non-conventional materials, featured in the exhibition "The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China" :: © Zhu Jinshi, courtesy of Zhu Jinshi and Pearl Lam Galleries
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LACMA May 21
John McLaughlin, one of the most important artists of the postwar period, was born in 1898. His pioneering work was highlighted in the former exhibition "John McLaughlin Paintings: Total Abstraction" :: art © Estate of John McLaughlin, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
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LACMA May 21
June 15, 2pm, free, tickets required. LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan will speak with artist Lena Herzog about her practice and current project "Last Whispers," an immersive oratorio composed of extinct and endangered languages.
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LACMA May 21
Charles White was a leading figure in the African-American arts community in L.A., and a significant cultural voice who helped transform the city into a notable place for art making. Read more about his legacy: :: photo courtesy the Charles White Archives
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LACMA May 20
May 21, 1pm. As part of our Tuesday Matinees series, attend a screening of "Ulzana's Raid" (1972) about the search for Apache warrior Ulzana, the last Western that director Robert Aldrich and actor Burt Lancaster collaborated on.
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LACMA May 20
On the blog: Typography is at the heart of visual communication. Learn more about the works on view in the exhibition "Between the Lines: Typography in LACMA’s Collection" :: © Estate of Jack Werner Stauffacher, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
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LACMA May 20
From the LACMA Store: With school almost out, plan ahead for summer with activities that are fun for all ages, including our Pop Art puzzles and more ☀️
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LACMA May 19
We can't wait to find out who will sit on the Iron Throne in tonight's ! To get in the spirit, here's a GOT-inspired collection highlight for : "The Lansdowne Throne of Apollo," Unknown, Roman, late 1st century.
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LACMA May 18
Happy ! Here's to museums around the globe that inspire, inform, and cultivate mutual understanding among cultures and peoples. Pictured here: "Interior Of Museum," Robert Macpherson, Italy, circa 1860, printed circa 1860 :: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
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LACMA May 18
The Polynesian islands of Hawaii have long had a strong cultural tie to music. The drums accompanied chants, songs, and hula dances and were played while sitting. Pictured here: "Drum (pahu)," Hawaiian Islands, circa 1778
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LACMA May 18
Here's to our feline friends who love to explore! 🐈 Today's collection highlight: "Cat with Tomato Plant," "Tomato to neko," Hiroaki Takahashi, Japan, 1931.
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LACMA May 17
Late night collection highlight: "Paysage," Pierre-Auguste Renoir, France, 19th century 🍃:: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
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LACMA May 17
June 16, 10am, free and open to the public. In conjunction with the exhibition "Beyond Line: The Art of Korean Writing," renowned contemporary Korean calligrapher Jung Do-Jun will demonstrate the art of calligraphy using an oversized brush.
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LACMA May 16
It's , and we hope you enjoy your commute 🚲Pictured here: "Bicycle Wheel," Robert Mapplethorpe, United States, 1975 :: Peugeot Bicycle Wheel, 1975 © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.
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LACMA May 16
June 13, 12:30pm, free and open to the public. Museum educator Holly Gillette will lead an hour-long, in-depth discussion and exploration of "Eleanor Antin: Time’s Arrow."
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LACMA May 16
June 10, 7pm, free, tickets required. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of "The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka," examining the ways the exhibition reflects on the complex religious, cultural, and visual history of the island.
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LACMA May 15
May 25, 9am. The Bauhaus (1919-1933) was an art school that moved between German cities before it was forced to close by the Nazi government. In this special gallery course, tour spaces in the museum that house works by many of the Bauhaus artists.
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