Family Dynamic at LACMA

Have you ever started an art project at home, but quickly found you had no idea where to take it? Sometimes, just getting the materials assembled, the table protected, and the troops rallied is enough to burn through your enthusiasm. …

9.10.14

The Samurai are Coming!

This fall’s must-see museum adventure for families will be LACMA’s Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, which opens on October 19 and runs through February 1, 2015.

Advance ticketing will be required and is available on

9.10.14

Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer’s Monolithic Sculpture

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Surely you all remember, and perhaps some of you witnessed, the 105 mile night-time journey of a 340-ton boulder through Los Angeles and its transformation into art as LACMA’s “Levitated Mass”. In the summer of 2012, “the Rock” became a …

9.9.14

History Preserved Through Stitches and Beads

Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork

Hand-crafted is a moniker that is once again gaining popularity, both as a marketing tool and an activity of worth across the country.  We had this in mind during a tour through the Autry’s …

6.20.14

Van Gogh, Cezanne, Rousseau and Kandinsky in LA for the Summer

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Take our advice: don’t waste any time grabbing tickets to see LACMA’s new show, Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky, which is only in town through September 14, 2014.  The Resnick Pavilion is filled to …

6.9.14

Get Your Kicks! Route 66: The Road and the Romance

Route 66 Autry MuseumWhat exactly is Route 66, you might be wondering. Sure, you’re heard about it  — most notably in the song, (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 by Bobby Troupe, which was covered by countless artists from Nat King Cole to …

6.4.14

Three Chords and the Truth

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Johnny Cash by Leigh Weiner

The Annenberg Space for Photography has a new show called Country: Portraits of an American Sound that presents a back-stage look at the history of country music through the work of photographers who followed the …

5.21.14

Pompeii: The Exhibition at California Science Center

What do the Pompeii show and the Getty Villa have in common? Mt. Vesuvius, of course!
The story of Pompeii sets our collective imagination alight on two levels: we envision living at the height of Rome’s flourishing culture and, simultaneously,
5.20.14

James Turrell’s Ganzfeld is Open for Another Year~

TurrellwebGreat news! We dropped by LACMA today and had the pleasure of discovering something thrilling – the museum has quietly reopened James Turrell’s popular Ganzfeld exhibit. The artist’s retrospective is now closed, but because the museum owns the popular light-field …

5.14.14