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5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
213.202.5567 http://www.lacma.org
April 2017
April 28 - December 31
10$

Chinese Snuff Bottles from Southern Californian Collectors

Snuff, a powdered form of tobacco from the Americas, was initially brought to China by European traders in the late 16th century, during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644). It was in the 17th century, however, in the early Qing dynasty (1644–1911), that China witnessed a rise of snuff-taking among the upper classes. Inhaling snuff was perceived as more stylish and elegant than smoking tobacco, and this led to the subsequent use and collecting of snuff bottles (biyanhu). Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00…

August 2017
August 30 - December 3
$10 - $15

Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz

“Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz” is the first major retrospective of one of the most influential Los Angeles artists of the 1970s and 1980s. Arguably the first of the many Chicano artists whose artistic, cultural, and political motivations catalyzed the Chicano Art movement in the 1970s, Through — Dec 3, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults – $15, Seniors – $10,…

August 30, 2017 - February 18, 2018
$10 - $15

A Universal History of Infamy

Referencing the title of a genre-bending collection of stories by Jorge Luis Borges, “A Universal History of Infamy” uses multiple venues across Los Angeles, including the LACMA campus, to present new works by more than 15 boundary-defying artists and collectives. “A Universal History of Infamy” embraces the collaborative spirit of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, bringing together one of the largest partners, LACMA, with one of the smallest, the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Through — February 18, Mondays,…

September 2017
September 17, 2017 - April 1, 2018
$10 - $15

Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985

“Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985” is a groundbreaking exhibition and accompanying book about design “Dialogues between California and Mexico”. Its four main themes— Spanish Colonial Inspiration, Pre-Columbian Revivals, Folk Art and Craft Traditions, and Modernism—explore how modern and anti-modern design movements defined both locales throughout the twentieth century. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults – $15, Seniors – $10,…

November 2017
November 19, 2017 - March 18, 2018
$10 - $15

Painted in Mexico: 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici

“Painted in Mexico: 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici”, is a groundbreaking exhibition devoted to 18th century Mexican painting, a vibrant period marked by major stylistic developments and the invention of new iconographies. The exhibition’s over 120 works (many unpublished and restored for the exhibition), will make a lasting contribution to our understanding of Mexican painting in particular and transatlantic artistic connections in the 18th-century in general, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays &…


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