Unknown photographer, Painter, 1890s, William L. Schaeffer Collection, photo courtesy of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

This Week at LACMA

August 5, 2021
Victor Guzman, Marketing Coordinator

This week, join a virtual public reading, enjoy a poetry slam, and visit our newest exhibition, Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography, 1870–1900, on view through November 7, 2021.

Now On View

Legacies of Exchange: Chinese Contemporary Art from the Yuz Foundation

Modern Art

Yoshitomo Nara

Cauleen Smith: Give It or Leave It

Vera Lutter: Museum in the Camera

View From Here: Recent Acquisitions

Mark Bradford: 150 Portrait Tone

Do Ho Suh: 348 West 22nd Street

Robert Irwin: Miracle Mile

Barbara Kruger: Untitled (Shafted)

Richard Serra: Band

Chris Burden: Metropolis II


Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11 am–5 pm

Wednesday: Closed

Friday: 11 am–8 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 am–7 pm

Mexica Warrior
Mexica warrior, Book 12 of the Florentine Codex on the conquest of Mexico (detail). Ms. Mediceo Palatino 220, 1577, fol. 34. Courtesy the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, and by permission of MiBACT


Nahua Voices on the Conquest of Mexico

Fri Aug 13 | 9 am–5 pm | Zoom

Jazz at LACMA Limited Edition | Rumproller Organ Trio and Special Guests

Fri Aug 13 | 6–7:30 pm | Smidt Welcome Plaza

Members-Only Screening—The Queen’s Gambit

Fri Aug 13 | 7–8 pm | Slipstream

Poetry in Color: A Virtual Slam Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Biddy Mason

Sun Aug 15 | 5–6 pm | Zoom