Gallery view with sculpture and paintings

Installation photograph, Black American Portraits, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 7, 2021–April 17, 2022, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

This Week at LACMA

April 10, 2022

This week is your last chance to see the landmark exhibition Black American Portraits, spanning over two centuries from c. 1800 to the present day. The selection of approximately 140 works—drawn primarily from LACMA’s permanent collection—center love, abundance, family, community, and exuberance. 

Now On View

Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.

City of Cinema: Paris 1850–1907

Mixpantli: Space, Time, and the Indigenous Origins of Mexico 

Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes 

Black American Portraits

Modern Art

Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Mark Bradford: 150 Portrait Tone

Robert Irwin: Miracle Mile

Barbara Kruger: Untitled (Shafted)

Richard Serra: Band

Chris Burden: Metropolis II

LACMA Around L.A.

Golden Hour: California Photography from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
California State University, Northridge, Art Galleries

Family Album: Dannielle Bowman, Janna Ireland and Contemporary Works from LACMA
Charles White Elementary School

What Would You Say?: Activist Graphics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Lancaster Museum of Art and History

Museum Hours

Monday and Tuesday: 11 am–6 pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 11 am–6 pm

Friday: 11 am–8 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 am–7 pm

Courtesy of Marcus Yam


Teaching, Making, Mentoring: Black American Portraits
Wed, Apr 13 | 7 pm | Smidt Welcome Plaza

Cooking with LACMA: Ray Anthony Barrett
Thu, Apr 14 | 6 pm | Online

Communities Create LA! The Junkyard
Sat, Apr 16 | 10 am–12 pm | Compton

Art & Music: Pamela Z + Wild Up
Sat, Apr 16 | 7:30 pm | BCAM

Andell Family Sundays Anytime—Maps of Yesterday & Today
Sun, Apr 17 | 12:30 pm | Online

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