Day 56: Hammer Bash (Westwood)

Gif courtesy of the Hammer  Museum (http://hammer.ucla.edu/hammerbash/)

Gif courtesy of the Hammer Museum (http://hammer.ucla.edu/hammerbash/)

The Hammer Museum feels like it has always flown under the radar for us; next to cultural giants like LACMA and the Getty, it didn’t capture our imaginations the same way a visit to see Metropolis II live would! (Although, this is less a reflection of the museum itself and more one of our family – getting the kids to any museum when they were younger was a challenge.) That being said, now that we are “all grown up” we’ve come to appreciate the sleeping giant that is the Hammer (traffic aside), especially their annual Made in LA exhibit!

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This weekend, the Museum is kicking off their fall exhibitions UH-OH: Francis Stark 1991-2015 and The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris with after-hours access, a DJ, and a gif photobooth(!!!). There will also be cash bars serving wine, beer and cocktails, and participating food trucks will be donating 10% of proceeds to the Hammer.

What: Hammer Bash

Where: The Hammer Museum

When: Saturday, October 24th from 8-10pm

Cost: “Free for Good” unless you plan on parking in their underground garage ($3, cash only). If the garage is full, check out this map.

To RSVP, head to the Eventbrite page. Entry is first-come, first-served until they reach capacity.

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(Click through these images for more pictures from past receptions!)

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