Damascus Room, AD 1766–67/AH 1180, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, conservation of the room was organized in partnership with the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture; additional conservation support was provided by the Friends of Heritage Preservation, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

This Week at LACMA

December 11, 2023

Dining with the Sultan, opening Sunday, December 17, is the first exhibition to present Islamic art in the context of its associated culinary traditions. It will stimulate not only the eyes but also the appetite, reminding visitors of the communal pleasure of food—both its taste and its presentation. 

Now On View

Imagined Fronts: The Great War and Global Media 

Vincent Valdez and Ry Cooder: El Chavez Ravine

Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and The Great Wall

The World Made Wondrous: The Dutch Collector’s Cabinet and the Politics of Possession

Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction

Eternal Medium: Seeing the World in Stone

Matthew Barney: REPRESSIA (decline)

Modern Art

Artist Selects: Silke Otto-Knapp, The Living We Are Doing, Always Among Others

Yassi Mazandi: Language of the Birds

LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives (Collection III)

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

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


Member Previews—Dining with the Sultan: The Fine Art of Feasting
Thu, Dec 14–Sat, Dec 16 | Museum hours | Resnick Pavilion | LACMA members only

The 36th Annual Michele and Peter Berton Memorial Lecture: Sipping Tiger and Soaring Dragons
Thu, Dec 14 | 7 pm | BCAM

Academy Award®–Contending Series—Bottoms and Post-Screening Conversation with Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott
Thu, Dec 14–Sat, Dec 16 | 7 pm PT | Online | LACMA members only

Pop Up: Weaving Creativity
Fri, Dec 15 | 11 am–5 pm | BCAM

Academy Award®–Contending Series—Silver Dollar Road and Post-Screening Conversation
Fri, Dec 15–Sun, Dec 17 | 7 pm PT | Online | LACMA members only

Exclusive In-Person Member Screening—Rustin and Conversation with Colman Domingo and Julian Breece
Fri, Dec 15 | 7 pm  | Location details via email | LACMA members only

Boone Children's Gallery
Sat, Dec 16 | 11 am–5 pm | LACMA

Academy Award®–Contending Series—A Million Miles Away and Post-Screening Conversation
Sat, Dec 16–Mon, Dec 18 | 7 pm PT | Online | LACMA members only

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