Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the Western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art. Among the museum’s strengths are its holdings of Asian art, Latin American art, ranging from pre-Columbian masterpieces to works by leading modern and contemporary artists; and Islamic art, of which LACMA hosts one of the most significant collections in the world. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually, in addition to serving millions through digital initiatives, such as online collections, scholarly catalogues, and interactive engagement at lacma.org. Situated in Hancock Park on over 20 acres in the heart of Los Angeles, LACMA is located between the ocean and downtown.
Looking to get more involved? LACMA's Avant-Garde is a membership group for young professionals, collectors, and art supporters interested in exploring LACMA and L.A.’s dynamic art world. Members enjoy access to behind-the-scenes and after-hours programs at LACMA and around the L.A. art community. Exclusive events throughout the year include curator-led tours, studio and collection visits, introductions to special projects at LACMA, curator-led outings to art venues throughout the city, social events at the museum, and more. An education as well as a social group, Avant-Garde offers incomparable insights into collecting and connoisseurship and social gatherings with like-minded peers.
November 19, 2016, 1:30pm - 4:00pm