5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Michael Govan Director
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 11am-5pm; Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10am-7pm; closed Wed.
October 29, 2016 - January 21, 2018
Chinese Snuff Bottles from Southern Californian Collectors
These bottles reflect themes from history, mythology, poetry and prose, and religion. Also included are several rare imperial bottles bearing reign marks of the Qianlong and Jiaqing emperors.
January 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Michael Mandiberg: Workflow
Workflow is a project by Art + Technology Lab grant recipient Michael Mandiberg. The artist uses self-tracking technology to understand the changing definition of labor in the digital age.
January 14, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Ed Fella: Free Work in Due Time
Free Work in Due Time centers on Fella’s After the Fact flyers, a series of announcements created after the lectures and events they describe had already taken place.
February 25, 2017 - January 21, 2018
Unexpected Light: Works by Young Il Ahn
This exhibition marks the first-ever introduction of a Korean-American artist at LACMA, highlighting the ever expanding diversity and realities within the ethnic Korean population in Los Angeles.
March 19, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
Presenting the storied history of the Dwan Gallery, one of the most important galleries of the postwar period in the U.S., and the dealer and patron Virginia Dwan.
May 6, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Form in Fragments: Abstraction in German Art, 1906–1925
Exhibition explores tendencies toward abstraction in German Expressionism, a movement that foregrounded representational approaches to art making.
May 13, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Japanese Paintings: A Walk in Nature
Featuring 24 paintings on scrolls and screens spanning four centuries (16th to 20th), which depict nature painted from observation or from memory in adherence to established models.
May 28, 2017 - February 4, 2018
Polished to Perfection
Presenting approximately 150 works from the collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry.
The artists represented in this exhibition raised the art of cloisonné enamel to a level of unparalleled technical and artistic perfection.
June 11, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Home—So Different, So Appealing
This exhibit features U.S. Latino and Latin American artists from the late 1950s to the present who have used the deceptively simple idea of "home" as a powerful lens through which to view the profound socioeconomic and political transformations in the he
July 1, 2017 - February 4, 2018
Ancient Bodies: Archaeological Perspectives on Mesoamerican Figurines
This exhibit explores the central role of archaeological excavation in situating ancient art and artifacts in a cultural framework.
July 2, 2017 - July 2, 2018
Alejandro G. Iñárritu: CARNE y ARENA
CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible) explores the human condition of immigrants and refugees.
July 30, 2017 - April 15, 2018
Creatures of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: Painting the Panamanian Cosmos
The exhibition focuses on depictions of animals, real and mythical, that inhabit the different levels of the cosmos—the sea, earth, and sky.
July 31, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage
The exhibition concentrates on Chagall’s four productions for the stage and features the artist’s vibrant costumes and set designs—some of which have never been exhibited since they appeared on stage.
August 6, 2017 - December 3, 2017
Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz
Arguably the first of the many Chicano artists whose artistic, cultural, and political motivations catalyzed the Chicano art movement in the 1970s.
August 20, 2017 - February 19, 2018
A Universal History of Infamy
This exhibition engages 16 U.S. Latino and Latin American artists and collaborative teams working across a range of media—from installation and performance to drawing and video.
August 20, 2017 - February 4, 2018
Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld
Sarah Charlesworth (1947–2013) was a highly influential artist whose work examined the role that photographic images play in contemporary culture.
To serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences.
"Storytelling in Bali: Paintings from the Bateson-Mead Collection"
"German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach”
“Physical: Sex and the Body in the 1980s”
“Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s”; Ed Moses, “Drawings from the 1960s and 70s”
“See the Light — Photography, Perception, Cognition”
Is Zumthor's Austerity Right for LACMA?
Myths In and About Surrealism
Joseph Bueys, 'Multiples'
Pompeii and the Roman Villa
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures