A FEW MAJOR LOS ANGELES ART MUSEUMS

 

 

Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens                                    www.huntington.org

1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino.  (626) 405-2100

- features British 18th-19th c. painters, French decorative arts, rare manuscripts, more

Hours: T-F 12-4:30/S-S 10:30-4:30.  $5  w/ student I.D.  Free first Thurs of each month

 

Norton Simon Museum of Art                                                                                          www.nortonsimon.org

411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. (626) 449-6840

- highlights 7 centuries of European art (Botticelli-Van Gogh) and 2000 years of Asian sculpture.

Hours:  M & W 12-6 (closed Tues), Fri. 12-9, S-S 12-6.  Free w/ Student I.D.

 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)                                                            www.lacma.org

5905 Wilshire Blvd. (between Fairfax &  La Brea) (323) 857-6000

- everything from ancient to contemporary, all cultures

Hours:  M- Th 12-8 (closed Weds), Fri. 12-9, S-S 11-8 pm.  $5 w/ student I.D.

 

The Getty Center                                                                                                                 www.getty.edu

1200 Getty Center Dr. (405/Sepulveda north).  (310) 440-7300

Hours: T-Th & Sun 10-6, Fri & Sat 10-9, Closed Mondays.  Free Admission, $7 parking (cash only)

 

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA)                                                                  www.moca.org

250 South Grand Ave., (at California Plaza).  (213) 626-6222

- funky contemporary art, historical modern

Hours: M 11-5 (closed tue/wed), Th 11-8, F 11-5, S-S 11-6.  $4 w/ student I.D.

 

The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA                                                                                www.moca.org

152 North Central Ave. (downtown, eastside).  (213) 626-6222

- even funkier contemporary art

Phone, admission, hours same as above.  ** Both museums are FREE Thursday 5-8 pm

 

UCLA Armand Hammer Museum of Art                                                                        www.hammer.ucla.edu

10899 Wilshire Blvd., (at Westwood Blvd. intersection)  (310) 443-7000

- always changing modern & contemporary

Hours: T/W/F/Sat 11-7, Thur. 11-9, Sun 11-5.  Free w/ Student I.D. & Thursdays for all

 

Long Beach Museum of Art                                                                                              www.lbma.org

2300 E. Ocean Blvd. (562) 439-2119.  Contemporary art.

Hours: ues-Sun 11-5, $6 w/ Student I.D., FREE on Fridays

 

Museum of Latin American Art                                                                                       www.molaa.com

628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach.  (562) 437-1689.  Contemporary art.

Hours: Tues-Fri 11:30-7, Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6, Closed Mondays.  $3 w/ student i.d., FREE on Fridays

 

African-American Museum-California                                                                          www.caamuseum.org
Exposition Park   (213) 744-7432
Hours:  Wed-Sat from 10am-4pm, first Sunday of each month from 11am-5pm. FREE

 

Pacific Asia Museum                                                                                         www.pacificasiamuseum.org

46 North Los Robles, Pasadena  (626) 449-2742 ext. 10

Hours:  Wed-Sun 10-5. .  $5  w/ student I.D.  Free fourth Friday  of each month

 

 

* see also ArtScene Guide to fine art galleries and museums in So. Cal.                    www.artscenecal.com