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Tuesday, August 12

The Boone Children's Gallery

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

11:00am

Come paint with us! Located next to the Korean and Chinese galleries, the Boone Children’s Gallery is a free creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to learn the art of East Asian brush painting. No prior art-making experience is necessary. Friendly and helpful staff introduce painting techniques, offer tips, and even provide high chairs for very young artists. Visitors sit at communal tables in this fun, family-friendly, and resourceful place to relax, create, and make new friends.

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Singin' in the Rain

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

1:00pm

1952, 103 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Adolph Green, Betty Comden; with Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, and Rita Moreno

A group of silent film actors weathers the difficult transition to sound movies in 1920s Hollywood.

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Wednesday, August 13

Thursday, August 14

Gallery Talk: The Art of Looking—The European Cathedral

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

12:30pm

1952, 103 minutes, color, DCP | Written by Adolph Green, Betty Comden; with Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, and Rita Moreno

A group of silent film actors weathers the difficult transition to sound movies in 1920s Hollywood.

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Mindful Awareness

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

12:30pm

Mindful Awareness is the moment-by-moment process of actively and openly observing one’s physical, mental, and emotional experiences. Mindfulness has scientific support as a means to reduce stress, improve attention, boost the immune system, reduce emotional reactivity, and promote a general sense of health and well-being.

The free weekly drop-in sessions take place in the comfortable seats of the Billy Wilder Theater and are open to all who are interested in learning how to live more presently in life. No special clothing is required, and participants are welcome to stay for 5 minutes or enjoy the entire 30-minute session.

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MADE IN LA: FREE TOURS

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

6:45pm

In each 45-minute tour, Hammer educators provide insight into the Made in L.A. 2014 exhibition and highlight key works. Hammer educators are multidisciplinary UCLA students and other trained educators who bring unique perspectives to the artwork on view. Tours convene in front of the Museum Store and reservations are not required.

Interested in exploring Made in L.A. 2014 with your family? Learn more about Hammer Kids programs designed specifically for families. Private, pre-booked tours of Made in L.A. 2014 and the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden are also available for visitors of all ages. To schedule a private group tour, please click here for more information.

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