“Rain Room” by rAndom International

Top 10 Los Angeles Museums for a Rainy Day


Tanja Laden

There is no shortage of world-class museums in Los Angeles, but given that the average temperature is 72 degrees and sunny, many cultural institutions are designed with the outdoors in mind. With El Niño expected to bring record rains to Southern California this winter, here are ten arts destinations you can visit without feeling guilty about skipping any adjacent gardens and outdoor sculptures, so you can see art and still stay dry.

“Planet of Life” from “LIFE: A Journey Through Time” at Annenberg Space for Photography

"LIFE: A Journey Through Time" at Annenberg Space for Photography


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"We are delighted to bring the majestic work of Frans Lanting to the Annenberg Space for Photography," said Wallis Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation. "Lanting's photographic journey combines provocative storytelling with new scientific insights. His seemingly omnipotent ability to look at situations in the natural world provides us with, to quote Lanting, 'a window into its past.'"

“Rain Room” by rAndom International

The Forecast Calls for Rain at LACMA


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Now on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) through April 24, 2016, "Rain Room" is an immersive environment of continuously falling water that pauses wherever a human body is detected.