Kick off this year’s Jazz at LACMA season with Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band. The 18-member ensemble earned four Grammy nominations and is internationally known as one of the most exciting large ensembles in jazz music. Pack a picnic, lay out your blankets, and ease into the weekend.
Don’t miss your chance to see Apostles of Nature: Jugendstil and Art Nouveau before it closes on Sunday. Art Nouveau artists across Europe had different goals, approaches and materials, but were united with one passionate desire—to make beautiful things in order to insert beauty to life itself. Explore prints, posters, books, and textiles in this striking exhibition and discover how this art movement brings aesthetic ideals into everyday modern life. Read more about the art movement's influence on contemporary art and film.
Bring your kids to Andell Family Sundays for a workshop based on the bright designs of Awazu Kiyoshi. Create posters inspired by the Japanese designer’s signature style that wove together folklore and city life, all in bright colors.
Please plan for street and museum closures over the weekend.
Due to construction of the Purple Line Extension, there will be a limited closure of Wilshire Boulevard from La Brea Avenue to San Vicente Boulevard from Friday, April 21, at 8 pm through Monday, April 24, at 6 am. Fairfax Avenue will be closed between 6th Street and 8th Street during that same time.
On Saturday, the Resnick Pavilion will be closed all day. Level 1 of BCAM will close at 1 pm. The rest of BCAM will close at 3 pm. Last timed entry to Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time is 1:30 pm. Parking is available all day at the parking lot on Spaulding Avenue, and until 4:30 pm at the Pritzker Parking Garage.