World class cultural attractions are located throughout Los Angeles, which has more museums than any other city in America. Downtown L.A.’s Exposition Park includes the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum and the California African American Museum. Museum Row features the LA County Museum of Art, the La Brea Tar Pits and the Petersen Automotive Museum. The collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum can be viewed at the Getty Center in Brentwood and the Getty Villa in Malibu. Pasadena is home to the Norton Simon Museum and the Pacific Asia Museum, while history buffs can tour the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley. L.A.’s thriving gallery scene can be experienced in Chinatown, Bergamot Station and the NoHo Arts District, as well as monthly art walks.

Museum & Gallery Highlights

Oct 15

500 Years of Utopia: Governing Paradise

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Room 240

Oct 20

DarkMatter: #ItGetsBitter

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Room 240

Oct 22

Exhibition Walkthrough: Walkin on Sunshine

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Oct 25

Homelessness: Stories from the Shadows

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Friends of the USC Libraries Lecture Hall, Room 240

Oct 29

ON STAGE: JAPANESE THEATER PRINTS AND COSTUMES

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College

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