Rendering of Petersen Automotive Museum exterior

The Petersen Automotive Museum Reopens After $125-Million Renovation


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Following an extensive $125-million renovation, the Petersen is reopening to the public on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, the striking new exterior wraps the museum with ribbons of stainless steel that evoke motion, speed and the lines of a bespoke automobile. At night, the color and steel forms will be lit with LEDs from within to accentuate the sculptural facade of the building.

“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 March 6, 2016, "Rain Room" is an immersive environment of continuously falling water that pauses wherever a human body is detected.

“Balloon Dog” by Jeff Koons at The Broad

Grand Avenue Arts: All Access


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On Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 the world-class arts and culture destinations along Grand Avenue will turn inside out with open rehearsals, architecture tours, museum exhibitions, performances, food and drink, and kids film screenings. Gather your friends and family to experience Grand Avenue Arts: All Access, an extraordinary peek behind-the-scenes for an unforgettable Los Angeles field trip.