Liz Glynn, detail of Untitled (after Balzac, with Burgher), 2014, courtesy of the artist, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, and Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, © Liz Glynn, photo: Brica Wilcox

This Weekend at LACMA

October 30, 2015
Katie Antonsson, USC Annenberg Journalism Fellow

Rain is coming to LACMA this weekend! Sunday is the opening day for Random International's long-awaited Rain Room, an immersive artistic experience that blends art, nature, and technology into one cohesive piece and allows visitors to walk through an indoor downpour without getting wet. Rain Room is a specially ticketed experience, and a ticket includes general admission to the galleries (as well as to Frank Gehry). Tickets are selling fast; be sure to book your tickets today. (Members receive a discount!) Please do not wear high-heeled shoes or reflective or shiny fabric when visiting Rain Room.

On Saturday, Liz Glynn's The Myth of Singularity opens as well—a suite of eight bronze sculptures placed throughout LACMA's campus. The pieces are the product of Glynn's five-part performance series [de]-lusions of Grandeur and are heavily influenced by the works of Auguste Rodin. See the sculptures at the Cantor Garden stairs, the Resnick Pavilion entrance and east lawn, and the European Impressionism gallery on the third floor of the Ahmanson building.

As for music and events, on Friday night don't miss out on Jazz at LACMA with Angie Wells, a renowned jazz singer with a glamorous style. Come on out to the BP Grand Entrance for the free show at 6 pm. For Sundays Live, come see the Motion Trio, a Polish accordion group, play in the Bing Theater at 6 pm.

At 4 pm on Sunday in Art Catalogues, Johnson Hartig and Bob Mackie will be talking about Libertine and Hartig's new book: Libertine: The Creative Beauty, Humor, and Inspiration Behind the Cult Label. Visit the Art Catalogues website to learn more.

Tours aplenty this weekend! Explore European art on Friday at 3 pm, special exhibition Frank Gehry on Saturday at 11 am, and New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933 on Sunday at 11 am.