The financial awards will cover research and planning for “Pacific Standard Time” projects, which will debut in 2024.
UCLA has received a grant of $1.38 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support a new endeavor called “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st Century Museum.”
Ross died Sept. 16 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 73.
The public can check out billboards by Larry Johnson in L.A.’s MacArthur Park neighborhood and video installations by Kahlil Joseph throughout the city.
The gift from Robert and Toni Crisell highlights the legacy of and artistic practice of the 20th-century Southern California wood engraver and naturalist.
A Bruin guide to some of this month’s most intriguing events at UCLA.
Berns led the Fowler, one of the world’s top museums focusing on the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the indigenous Americas, for nearly 20 years.
Part of the Fowler Museum’s online collection, this mask helps commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Mapping connections among lost art, migrating birds and Star Trek.
Fifth iteration of the biennial will bridge east and west with complementary presentations at the Hammer and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Paul McCarthy, Ibram X. Kendi, Jane Fonda and Marike Splint.
‘Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World’ offers an opportunity to experience almost 20 years of Banerjee’s work. It opens Dec. 8.
The museum welcomed cultural and civic leaders, artists, collectors, patrons of the arts and entertainment world notables to the 17th annual Gala in the Garden.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
“Through Positive Eyes,” which runs Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2020, aims to help end the stigma around HIV/AIDS and empower people who are living with the virus.
Exhibition will include approximately 80 paintings and 50 works on paper drawn from the Hammer’s own holdings as well as from public and private collections.
Q&A with Miriam Posner, assistant professor of information studies and digital humanities, on the growth of museums putting more of their collections online.
UCLA’s Centennial Celebration features four initiatives.
“India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman” showcases the massive water storage systems and runs May 5 through Oct. 20.
Also in this section: stories on the Hammer Museum, brain mapping and the Olympics.
“Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jim and Jeanne Pieper Collection” is an exhibition of 80 remarkable carved wooden faces depicting animals, folk personae, and historic figures.
Artists who donated works include Mark Bradford, Judy Chicago, Barbara Kruger, Catherine Opie, Christina Quarles, Ed Ruscha and Ai Weiwei.
“Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria” features a collection assembled by David and Elizabeth Reisbord and will be on view March 17 through Aug. 18.
Featured among the 150-plus events: Maggie Nelson, Stan Douglas, Sarah Lucas and Kyle Abraham.