no strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world at the annenberg space for photography

Duhalar child falls asleep on a white reindeer as her mother milks the herd nearby. Sornuk Valley, Hovsgol Province, Outer Mongolia. Photo by Hamid Sardar-Afjhami

Loving photography as I do, it’s always a treat to see what’s new at The …

11.16.12

Graphic Design at the Hammer

 

 

Last weekend, I stopped in to see a new show at the Hammer and was rewarded with not only a visually stimulating walk through the lobby, but the excellent news that Ammo has taken over the museum restaurant …

11.15.12

Americana Hanukkah – A Celebration of Freedom festival at the Skirball

The Skirball Cultural Center holds a family festival each year to celebrate Hanukkah, the festival of lights, and the day is always filled with all of the best of everything at the Skirball: something to look at, something to learn …

11.13.12

The Toyota Symphonies for Youth

If you’ve longed to attend a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with your children, but worry that they might wiggle uncontrollably or fall asleep by intermission, we have good news. The folks at the Los Angeles Philharmonic have …

11.3.12

Mapplethorpe Moves to Los Angeles

Significant art and associated archives from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation have been jointly obtained by the Getty Museum, LACMA, and Getty Research Institute, and this week marks the start of a partnership to protect and preserve the work of the …

10.23.12

Ice Age Encounters moves to The Page Museum

Working together with the Jim Henson Creature Shop, the Natural History Museum has made such a life-like creation that you’ll swear the Tar Pits have yielded up a magical creature.  Shows start Wednesday, September 12 and kids will love to …

9.6.12

Messerschmidt & Modernity at the Getty

With so many last minute summer errands to get done, we understand how hard it is to get out of the house and experience a day of culture in L.A. But trust us – Messerschmidt & Modernity at the Getty …

8.27.12

Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life at the Norton Simon Museum

The words “still life” and “family-friendly” don’t often find themselves in the same sentence, however the cleverly-curated show at the Norton Simon Museum might change your notion of what kids find intriguing. With bugs and butterflies, Breugel and Picasso and …

7.29.12

Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line at The Getty Center

We fell in love Gustav Klimt and his golden paintings, The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bauer-Bloch II, when they visited town several years ago. Since then, we’ve read a few great books on the topic of fin-de-siècle Vienna and …

7.2.12