Grab a blanket and get yourself a bottle of wine from Ray's and Stark Bar tonight for a perfect summer picnic. It's going to be a great weekend!
Grab a blanket and get yourself a bottle of wine from Rays

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On June 24, Michael Heizer's Levitated Mass turns five. Celebrate by digging into the Unframed archives to learn more about the sculpture!

The journey of the 340-ton megalith from a quarry in Jurupa Valley, Riverside County, began on February 28, 2012 on a custom "transporter" 200 feet long and nearly three freeway lanes wide.

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LACMA’s free online course for teachers, Visions of War, looks at artworks in a range of mediums, from the ancient world to today. The course explores different ways of looking at and depicting war and its aftermath. The artists are contemporary and ancient, Eastern and Western, veterans and civilians. Learn more about it on the blog. #Unframed
LACMAs free online course for teachers Visions of War looks at artworks

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Art of Looking—Join us in the galleries with educator Holly Gillette as she discusses the painting "Portrait of Mrs. Edward L. Davis and Her Son, Livingston Davis" by John Singer Sargent. On view in the Art of Americas Building, Level 3.
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We are excited to announce our collaboration with Google Arts & Culture on the virtual exhibition "Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear 1715–2015." Virtually walk through the exhibition (thanks to Google indoor Street View) or view our virtual reality 360° panoramas on a smartphone with Google Cardboard. Time to get lost in fashion history!
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Help bring #NuMu2LACMA! Our Kickstarter backers get unique rewards like a limited edition print by Akira Ikezoe or an egg-citing tote bag fabricated from upcycled materials in Guatemala by The New Denim Project. kck.st/2reAg4z
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Come watch the story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of President Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
Come watch the story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata who led a

Film: Viva Zapata!

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On the blog: We sat down with curator and head of the Latin American Art department Ilona Katzew to talk about her upcoming exhibition Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici, how paintings have their own histories, discovering a viceroy under layers of pink paint, and skipping school on a clandestine bike.
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Ilona Katzew, Curator of Latin American Art, Talks about "Pinxit Mexici" and Building the Collection | Unframed

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Happy #FathersDay to all the dapper dads. Stop by the museum to celebrate your special father figure!
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"Ancient Bodies" presents figurines from Burial 39, one of the royal tombs excavated at El Perú-Waka', Guatemala, and nearly 50 additional figurines from LACMA's collection that represent ancient cultures from across Mesoamerica.
Ancient Bodies presents figurines from Burial 39 one of the royal tombs

Talk: Archaeological Perspectives on Mesoamerican Figurines

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Celebrate the last weekend of spring at LACMA with live music, gallery tours, and exhibition catalogues!

Wolfgang Schalk takes the stage at Friday night with his hard swinging and emotive compositions. Hailed as “one of the best jazz guitarists” in the U.S. and Europe, Schalk’s musicianship is illuminated on the guitar and is sure to liven up any space.

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How much egg-cellent art can you see in the world's smallest contemporary museum? Only one way to find out!

With your help, we can bring NuMu from Guatemala City to LACMA. #NuMu2LACMA
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Artists on Art: James Welling on László Moholy-Nagy

The photographs of James Welling have explored, since his start among the “Pictures Generation” of the 1970s, the technical reaches of the medium to create images addressing both abstraction and representation. Through his experimentations with Polaroids, photograms, black-and-white and color photography, and digital technology, he has...
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Considering Artists Considering Art: Season Two of Artists on Art

LACMA’s Artists on Art videos offer insights into works in the museum’s encyclopedic collection that have inspired and informed artists working today. Looking at art through their eyes, we hear directly from artists about works that intrigue them and have fed their own creativity. Carol S. Eliel, curator of Modern Art at LACMA,...
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Architecture Students Take on Tony Smith’s Smoke

A visit to LACMA often involves walking through “Smoke,” Tony Smith’s sprawling sculpture located in the atrium of the Ahmanson Building. Recently, graduate students at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) were asked not to just admire the sculpture but to study, deconstruct, and use it to propose a design for the Hyde...
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MY HOME

My challenge as an Artist-Shaman was clear as I sat on the floor of my Home on the cushion I used when I meditated. Looking around my apartment, I saw my furniture as if for the first time… I realized that as objects of the Home, they were especially complex in Kabbalistic-Animistic meaning and there was Bio-Plasmic energy that had been transferred onto and into this furniture,...
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#SCIArcChannel's exhibition walkthrough of “Moholy-Nagy: Future Present” at LACMA. Mark Lee, Principal of Johnston Marklee and Carol S. Eliel, Curator of Modern Art at LACMA discuss how Johnston Marklee's design of the exhibition is in dialogue with the multiple mediums that constitute Moholy-Nagy’s vast body of work. [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Moholy-Nagy: Future Present at LACMA

An exhibition walkthrough of Moholy-Nagy: Future Present at LACMA. Mark Lee, Principal of Johnston Marklee and Carol S. Eliel, Curator of Modern Art at LACMA...

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This Weekend at LACMA

There’s a lot happening at LACMA this weekend to get you out of a June Gloom funk.

As the Friday sun starts to set, Grammy-nominated Bruce Babad takes the stage by Urban Light. Bruce is an alto saxophonist and the director of Jazz Studies at Fullerton College. His music can be heard on over 75 commercial recordings, jingles, movie soundtracks, and now, at our very own...
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Spring 2017 Wear LACMA

It's that time of year again—the launch of the latest Wear LACMA collection! The 2017 collection will feature new designs by Kendall Conrad, Outerknown, and Lena Wald. An initiative of the museum's Director's Circle, Wear LACMA is an art and fashion project featuring unique edition pieces created by L.A. designers and inspired by the museum's diverse collection....
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Spring 2017 Wear LACMA Its that time of year againthe launch of
Get a first look at the Spring 2017 Wear LACMA Collection. Katherine Ross, Wear LACMA founder, discusses this ​special project that highlights L.A.-based brands. Designers Kendall Conrad, Lena Wald, and Outerknown share what objects from LACMA's permanent collection inspired the products they've created. Shop the collection starting tomorrow at The LACMA Store (thelacmastore.org).
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