More Museums

For museums located in Hollywood, refer to PLACES OF INTEREST and VISUAL ARTS.

The Annenberg Space for Photography
2000 Avenue of the Stars (213) 403‐3000. Celebrating their 10th year, the Annenberg Space exhibits digital and traditional photographic prints.
National Geographic Photo Ark thru Jan 13. Free. Open Wed-Sun.

Boyle Heights Museum
2102 E. 1st St. (323) 263-7684. Features exhibits showcasing immigrant stories and histories.

The Broad
221 S. Grand Ave. (213) 232-6200. New Contemporary Art Museum built by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad. A Journey That Wasn't thru Feb 10 2019. Free admission. Reservations recommended. Open Tue-Sun.

California African American Museum

600 State Dr. (213) 744-7432 Gary Simmons: Fade to Black thru Dec; Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush thru Jan 20; Robert Pruitt: Devotion thru Feb 17; California Bound: Slavery on the New Frontier, 1848-1865, thru Jan 21; Los Angeles Freedom Rally, 1963 and The Notion of Family thru Mar 3. Open Tue-Sun.

California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Dr. (323) 724-3623. King Tut: Treasure of the Golden Pharoah; Space Shuttle Endeavour; Seven story IMAX screen - the largest in LA.

Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles St. (213) 485‐8567. In El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (oldest structure of LA's original Chinatown). Open Tue‐

Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 937‐4230. Exhibitions challenge ideas about craft, design and folk art. Open Tue-Sun.

Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr. La Canada. (818) 949-4200. Camellia garden, oak forest, rose garden, native plants, lake and art gallery. Free parking. Open daily. 3rd Tue Free.

Forest Lawn Museum

1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. (888) 204-3131. Women of Vision thru Apr 7.

The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr. (310) 440‐7300. A Queen's Treasure from Versailles: Marie-Antoinete's Japanese Lacquer thru Jan 6. The Renaissance Nude thru Jan 27. Art of Three Faiths: a Torah, a Bible, and a Qur'an thru Feb 3; Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings thru Feb 10.  Free; parking reservations required.

The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy. (310) 440‐7300. Underworld: Imagining the Afterlife thru Mar 18. Palmyra: Loss and Remembrance thru May 27. Free; parking reservations required.

Grammy Museum at LA Live
800 W. Olympic Blvd. (213) 765‐6800. Michael Jackson ongoing; The Prison Concerts: Folsom and San Quentin (Jim Marshall's Photographs of Johnny Cash) thru Feb 2019. Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin' thru Spring 2019.

UCLA Hammer Museum of Art & Culture

10899 Wilshire Blvd. (310) 443‐7000.Stones to Stains: The Drawings of Victor Hugo thru Dec 30. Adrian Piper: Concepts and Intuitions, 1965-2016 thru Jan 6; Hammer Projects: Petrit Halilaj and Shadi Habib Allah thru Jan 20. Free. Open Tue-Sun.

Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central Ave. (213) 625‐0414. Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys thru Mar 24. Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit thru Apr 28.

La Brea Tar Pits & Musuem
5801 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 934-PAGE. New Mammoths and Mastodons: At La Brea Tar Pits, spotlights extraordinary Ice Age Giants.  Open 9:30am to 5pm daily

L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 857‐6000. Fantasies and Fairy Tales thru Feb 3. Outliers and American Vanguard Art and To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500-1800 thru Mar 17; Merce Cunningham, Clouds and Screens thru Mar 31; West of Modernism: California Graphic Design 1975-1995 thru Apr 21; Rauschenberg: The ¼ Mile thru Jun 9.

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

100 S. The Grove Dr. (323) 651‐3704. The first Holocaust museum in the U.S. Free. Open Daily. 
Marciano Art Foundation
4357 Wilshire Blvd., (424) 204-7555. Family contemporary art collection. Olafur Eliasson: Reality Projector thru Aug 26. Free (reservations recommended).

Museum of Contemporary Art
250 S. Grand Ave. (213) 626‐6222. One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art and Cameron Rowland D37 thru Mar 11. Open Wed-Mon. Free Thu 5-8pm.  

Museum of Tolerance
9786 W. Pico Blvd. (310) 772-2505. Anne, a new immersive exhibit on the life and legacy of Anne Frank.  Free parking. Closed Sat.

Natural History Museum of L.A. County
900 Exposition Blvd. (213) 763‐DINO. Wildlife Photographer of the Year thru Jan 6. Art of the Jewel: The Crevoshay Collection thru May 12. First Tue free.

Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena. (626) 449‐2742. Dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Open Wed‐Sun. 2nd Sun free. 

The Paley Center for Media

465 N. Beverly Dr. (310) 786‐1000. Explore 100,000 radio and TV programs.PaleyLand, featuring daily screenings of classic holiday TV programs, thru Jan 6. Free.

Pasadena Museum of History
470 W Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91103 (626)577-1660. Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge (1860-1960) thru Mar 31. Wed-Sun 12-5pm
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd. (323) 930‐2277. Presents the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture. The Porsche Effect and The Roots of Monozukuri: Creative Spirit in Japanese Automaking thru Apr 21; Legends of Los Angeles: Southern California Race Cars and Their Builders thru Nov 2019.

Norton Simon Museum
411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. (626) 449‐6840. In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in 19th Century India thru Jan 7; Titian's Portrait of a Lady in White thru Mar 25; Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido thru May 27. Matisse/Odalisque opens Feb 22. Closed Tue.

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. (310) 440‐4500. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sara Berman's Closet thru Mar 10.

Southwest Museum

234 Museum Dr., Arroyo Campus. (323) 221-2164. Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery. Open Sat 10am-4pm. Free.

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