Jean Pierre Saint-Ours, The Reunion of Cupid and Psyche, c. 1789–92

Jean Pierre Saint-Ours, The Reunion of Cupid and Psyche, c. 1789–92, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Ciechanowiecki Collection, gift of The Ahmanson Foundation, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Valentine’s Day at LACMA

February 13, 2020

In the mood for some museum love? Tomorrow, museums throughout SoCal will be doing some sweet matchmaking with their collections. Cozy up with your Valentine and follow along on Twitter: #MuseumMatch

Left: Couple in the Form of a Whistle, Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya, 600–900, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Constance McCormick Fearing, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA; Right: Pair of Figures, France, Niderviller, late 18th century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Dr. Jean Delacour, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
Left: Couple in the Form of a Whistle, Mexico, Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche, Jaina Island, Maya, 600–900, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Constance McCormick Fearing, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA; Right: Pair of Figures, France, Niderviller, late 18th century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Dr. Jean Delacour, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Looking to spend quality time with your sweetheart IRL? LACMA is open until 8 pm every Friday night. Peruse the galleries and check out current exhibitions Betye Saar: Call and Response, Julie Mehretu, Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific, Do Ho Suh: 348 West 22nd Street, and the recently opened Where the Truth Lies: The Art of Qiu Ying.

Left: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, A Couple Enjoying the Flowering Evening Face Arbor, 1886, September, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Herbert R. Cole Collection, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA; Right: Girl Drinking from a Flask by Candlelight, Holland, 17th century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Fund, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
Left: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, A Couple Enjoying the Flowering Evening Face Arbor, 1886, September, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Herbert R. Cole Collection, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA; Right: Girl Drinking from a Flask by Candlelight, Holland, 17th century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Fund, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Is the way to your heart through your stomach? Feel like eating your feelings? Make a reservation at Ray’s and Stark Bar for their “Eat Your Heart Out” Valentine’s Day prix fixe meal. Available all weekend, the menu is priced per person—$80 for the three-course meal; $110 for the four-course meal.

Peter Behrens, Untitled, c. 1898, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
Peter Behrens, Untitled, c. 1898, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

While you’re here, treat that special someone—or yourself!—to a keepsake from the LACMA Store. From books and housewares to jewelry and games, there’s a little something for everyone. Spread the love of art this Valentine’s!

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