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Dinosaurs return to Los Angeles with the first annual Dino Fest

Dinosaur skull displayed in museum

Ryan Mancini

September 26, 2016

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County held its first Dino Fest over the weekend, displaying fossils and other items from the prehistoric time of the dinosaurs.Visitors walked from table to table observing fossils and replications of bones belonging to dinosaurs, flying and marine reptiles....

Civil Rights Movement Exhibition Opens in Los Angeles

Museum intern, Amelia Castaneda, 27, looks at a photograph at the Museum of Social Justice for the Civil Rights Movement L.A. Exhibition on October 17. Photo Credit: Pablo Estrada

Pilar De Haro

October 30, 2015

Down the narrow stairs of the basement inside the Los Angeles Methodist Church are a series of little-known black and white photographs of the civil rights movement in LA. The photographs are part of “The Civil Rights Movement Exhibition” at the Museum of Social Justice that opened on Oct. ...

The Clothes That Make the Characters

The Clothes That Make the Characters

Betsy Belle Camacho

February 25, 2015

Angelina Jolie as Maleficent. Anna B. Sheppard for Maleficent | Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby. Catherine Martin for The Great Gatsby | Warner Bros. Pictures Edward Norton as Henckels, Saoirse Ronan as Agatha,...

Watch: FIDM’s Oscar Nominated Costume Designers 2015

Watch: FIDM's Oscar Nominated Costume Designers 2015

Betsy Belle Camacho

February 25, 2015

  FIDM opens its doors showcasing its 23rd Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design as it continues it's annual gallery, bringing your favorite silver screen characters to you. The museum is open through April 25th, Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm. There are over 20 renowned designers...

Grammy museum hosts Tupac Shakur’s writings in new exhibit

The new exhibit at the Grammy Museum features a handwritten poem

Brooke Holland

February 4, 2015

Music fans interested in seeing the Versace suit Tupac Shakur wore to the 1996 Grammy awards, or view the handwritten notes from his post-prison studio session, will get the chance at the new exhibit dedicated to his legacy. “It’s surreal to see his notes and outfits. It’s something you just can’t fin...

Free Museum Day in Los Angeles

Free Museum Day in Los Angeles

Julius Lasin

February 2, 2015

On Saturday, January 31st, several museums across Southern California opened their doors to visitors for free. As a result, many of the museums saw a spike in attendance. Museum visitors talk about the effect of having a free museum day and the value of accessible art in the community. In addition to...

Artists transform light on water into money for water filtration stations

Artists transform light on water into money for water filtration stations

Marissa Nall

February 1, 2015

In the austere front room of Flood Magazine a bright display of surfboards represented a collaboration between photographer Rob Machado and artist Sage Vaughn aimed at reducing the use of plastic water bottles in schools. On the opposite wall, prints of photographs taken on Machado’s travels were painted with Vaughn’s...

MOCA Grand Ave: The Artist’s Museum

Liana Hofer

December 1, 2010

Los Angelenos who have a special place in their hearts for local artists can find an array of work at the “Artist’s Museum” showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The temporary exhibit, which runs until Jan. 31, features artwork from 146 artists around Los Angeles. The more than 250...

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