It's party time! This weekend at LACMA we invite you to attend our annual summer after-hours party, Muse 'til Midnight: The Allure of Music, this Saturday, September 7 at 7:30 pm. Enjoy DJ sets and live performances curated by independent record label Ninja Tune and internet radio pioneer dublab, plus one-night-only installations and interactive activations, inspired by the exhibition The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China. Guests will have access to several current exhibitions, as well as multiple performance stages, art activities, a cash bar, and food for purchase during the event. Make sure to hurry, tickets are selling fast!
This weekend, First-time Fridays returns! If you've never been to LACMA or know of someone who has yet to visit, bring them to First-time Fridays where they'll receive special perks and a welcome gift. On Friday at 2 pm, bring the little ones in your life to the Boone Children's Gallery for Story Time in the Galleries, where our friendly and engaging education staff will take them on a fantastic reading journey. Then at 6 pm, come to Jazz at LACMA for a performance by the 11th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award recipient Joe La Barbera, whose career highlights include his work as part of the Bill Evans Trio, along with Tony Bennett, Bud Shank, and Rosemary Clooney.
On Sunday, September 8, bring your family and friends to Andell Family Sundays—Chinese Art Now anytime between 12:30 to 3:30 pm where you can create artwork inspired by the innovative and playful use of unconventional art materials in the exhibition The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China. Then at 2 pm, join us for Artist Talk: Liz Glynn on the work of Frank Stella, where Los Angeles-based artist Liz Glynn will discuss Frank Stella’s relationship to the epic, along with the quixotic history of individual artists taking on giant, existential subjects. After the talk, make sure to stop by and visit Frank Stella: Selections from the Permanent Collection, featuring a selection of works that represent significant developments in the artist’s oeuvre, on view through September 15.