Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles Skyline

LOS ANGELES (April 2023) – They say spring is the time of plans and projects, and that’s certainly the case in sunny Los Angeles! From new hotels like the Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles and a host of new restaurants citywide to Warner Bros. Studios’ 100th anniversary and highly-anticipated museum exhibits like Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody at The Broad, there are countless new experiences in bloom in the City of Angels. As new properties, attractions, events, and more continue to open (and re-open) in LA, here are the latest launches perfect for your spring getaway:



Trends: Downtown Los Angeles’ revitalization continues with exciting new properties in the neighborhood, including the Moxy/AC Hotel DTLA. This vibrant hotel boasts Level 8, a collection of restaurants, bars, and lounges, and a prime location in the heart of Downtown just steps from the Los Angeles Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena. The Standard also reopens as The Delphi Hotel featuring new dining experiences and 207 guest rooms in the property’s 1950s building.



Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
April 12, 2023

With a multitude of experiences under one roof, Moxy & AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles are DTLA’s newest destinations for visitors and locals. Located in the heart of Downtown, directly across from the Los Angeles Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena, the two hotels offer a total of 727 guestrooms and an unprecedented 13 dining and entertainment options, including Level 8, a collection of restaurants, bars and lounges that highlight the neighborhood’s diverse cultures and cuisines opening this summer. The property also features a Miami-meets Copacabana pool deck and over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and social events space with a design inspired by DTLA’s industrial heritage.

Reflecting the bold, adventurous spirit of California, Moxy Downtown Los Angeles is a haven for modern nomads in LA’s creative epicenter. Moxy channels the forward-thinking energy and multicultural heritage of the neighborhood with playful design, four outdoor terraces, a pool deck overlooking the spectacular LA skyline and tech-centric spaces. Meanwhile, AC Hotel Downtown Los Angeles provides a haven with both freedom and versatility amid the dynamic streets of DTLA. Blending the AC Hotel brand’s timeless Spanish heritage with the neighborhood’s artistic soul, AC Hotel DTLA will provide a streamlined, serene place to stay, work, create and recharge with a warm bar and lounge joined by an intimate library and rooftop terrace.


Delphi Hotel (Downtown Los Angeles)
Soft Opening: April 14
Formerly The Standard, The Delphi Hotel resurrects 207 guest rooms, suites, and penthouses in a 1950s Downtown LA building. The property features distinct décor with minimalist furnishing accented by bursts of color, and will include amenities such as the Delphi Gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, the Delphi Lounge Coffee | Tea Bar serving light bites and La Colombe coffee, and Denae’s Diner with an all-day indoor-outdoor experience inspired by retro Hollywood.


Palihotel Hollywood

Spring 2023
Designed to be a charming hideaway in the heart of Hollywood, Palihotel Hollywood will include 74 rooms and suites, a guest-exclusive café and bar, and a courtyard pool at its prime Sunset Boulevard location. Interiors will reflect Palisociety’s signature designs, with inspirations from vintage Los Angeles. The property will also feature the inviting Benny’s on the Blvd. serving a delicious daytime menu, poolside snacks, and playful cocktails.



The Legacy of Anna May Wong at Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
Anna May Wong grew up in LA’s Chinatown in the early 1900s and rose to fame as the first Chinese American international movie star. Starring in over sixty movies throughout her career, Wong is also the first Asian American woman to get a star on the Walk of Fame. In celebration of Anna May Wong’s profound impact on LA, and her legacy, which continues to influence entertainers around the world, Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown is introducing a new package, The Legacy of Anna May Wong, which starts at $699 and includes accommodations, “A Woman’s Place” Downtown LA walking tour, jewelry from DTLA-based and API female-founded brand costanté, and more. The package is available throughout the year, and Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown will make a donation to API nonprofit Gold House for each booking.


Suite Views and Sunsets at InterContinental Los Angeles Downton
Now – May 26, 2023

The InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown invites guests to stay two or more nights in one of their premium suites and receive a $100 food and beverage credit for light bites or a meal during sunset. The 73-story hotel offers the ultimate experience for breathtaking views and sunset viewing in Downtown Los Angeles, combining sky-high accommodations with world-class food and beverage for a truly memorable visit to Los Angeles.


Pedal & Picnic at Mr. C Beverly Hills
Mr. C Beverly Hills welcomes guests to enjoy the outdoors with Pedal & Picnic, a package presenting two priority bikes, a packed picnic complete with delectables from The Restaurant at Mr. C, and a map of biking paths and areas perfect for picnicking. Reservations for basic or premium packages can be made 24 hours in advance at the Restaurant at Mr. C or by calling 310.277.2800 ext. 6245.


The Actor Experience at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel (Beverly Hills)
Now – December 31, 2023

Guests are invited to fulfill their dreams of becoming an actor with The Actor Experience at Beverly Wilshire in partnership with Supergiant Studios. The Actor Experience begins upon arrival with a paparazzi entry and a stay in a newly renovated specialty suite including flowers, champagne, and designer clothing options. The next day, guests will enjoy hair and makeup services by Hollywood stylists before luxury transportation brings them to the
studio to film a custom-written short film alongside a Hollywood celebrity. The three-night package starts at $200k, including an edited short delivered following the experience.


“Live at Aloft” Returns to Aloft El Segundo
After a hiatus throughout the pandemic, Aloft’s live music series returns to the El Segundo property with bi-weekly live music at WXYZ Bar on Fridays from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.


Third Night Complimentary with Catalina Island Company

Spend more time experiencing all there is to do on Catalina Island with an extended getaway. Book two nights and receive your third night complimentary at Pavilion Hotel, Hotel Atwater, or Banning House Lodge in Two Harbors. Use your extra time on Catalina Island to spend more time in nature on a hike, sip on a cocktail at the Avalon Grille, or spot a bison in the backcountry. The longer you stay, the more memories you make!



June 9, 10, 11 & 16 | Various Locations
LA Pride in the Park, the LA Pride Parade, and LGBTQ+ Night at Dodger Stadium are all returning to LA this June! Kick off the week of festivities with headliners Megan Thee Stallion and Mariah Carey at the LA Pride in the Park Festival at the LA State Historic Park on June 9 & 10. That same weekend, the iconic LA Pride Parade will take over Hollywood for its 53rd year. End the week cheering on the LA Dodgers against the San Francisco Giants while showing off your PRIDE gear at Dodger Stadium’s LGBTQ+ night on June 16.


123rd U.S. Open Championship
June 12-18, 2023 | Los Angeles Country Club

The Los Angeles Country Club is gearing up to host the U.S. Open Championship for the very first time in the championship’s first year back in the City of Angels after 75 years. The LA Country Club has been an intriguing venue in golf for over 100 years, with the U.S. Open inviting golf fans and the world’s best players to experience the grounds for themselves this June. The U.S. Open, which is run by the United States Golf Association, is the third major played on the men's golf calendar annually. It follows The Masters and PGA Championship, and precedes the British Open.


LA Galaxy vs. LAFC
July 4, 2023 | Rose Bowl Stadium
Los Angeles’ two Major League Soccer Teams are going head-to-head on July 4 at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California.


2023 Concacaf Gold Cup Final
July 16, 2023 | SoFi Stadium

The Confederation’s flagship men’s national team competition will take place at LA’s world-renowned SoFi
Stadium on Sunday, July 16. The event will conclude two months of elite football in the region that will also
include the 2023 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Final and 2023 Concacaf Nations League (CNL) Finals.
This will be the seventh time the Gold Cup Final is played in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area and the first in over a decade, with the LA Memorial Coliseum hosting four Gold Cup Finals (1991, 1996, 1998 and 2000) and Pasadena’s historic Rose Bowl hosting memorable final matches in 2002 and 2011.



Trends: Warner Bros. Studios takes center stage this spring in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the studio,
and the 50th anniversary of the Studio tour. Warner Bros. is celebrating with a commemorative exhibit exploring the
past 100 years of storytelling through iconic productions like Casablanca and Harry Potter, as well as debuted a
new Wonder Woman bronze statue in partnership with Visit Burbank and DC.



Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood 100th Anniversary Exhibit

Celebrating the Studio’s centennial anniversary and the studio tour’s 50th anniversary, this new exhibit explores 100 years of Warner Bros.’ impact on storytelling, recognizing a range of classic and contemporary productions, including Casablanca, DC Comics, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Abbott Elementary, and beyond. Opening April 5th, the new exhibit is located in the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Welcome Center, which is open to the public, offering guests a photographic exploration of where it all began.


Wonder Woman Statue at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
In partnership between Visit Burbank, DC, and Warner Bros. Discovery, a seven-and-a-half foot tall bronze Wonder Woman statue was unveiled in a special ceremony at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. The Warrior for Peace will stand as a symbol of justice for visitors and residents of Burbank to enjoy for generations to come, and can be viewed 24 hours a day in front of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood.


SUPER NINTENDO WORLD at Universal Studios Hollywood
The all-new, dynamic SUPER NINTENDO WORLD is a visual spectacle of vibrant colors and architectural ingenuity located within a newly expanded area of Universal Studios Hollywood, sweeping guests into the 360-degree world of Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach. Guests begin their adventure by passing through the iconic green pipe and entering Peach’s Castle before venturing into the colorful Mushroom Kingdom. Super Nintendo World features the groundbreaking “Mario Kart™: Bowser’s Challenge” ride seamlessly fusing augmented reality with projection mapping technology and actual set pieces to take guests through creative courses inspired by the popular Mario Kart™ video game series in a repeatable attraction with a variety of outcomes. The land also features Nintendo icons such as Bowser’s Castle, ? Blocks, and characters including Goomba, Koopa Troopa and more. In addition, the signature restaurant Toadstool Café serves a gourmet menu by Chef Toad including Super Mushroom Soup, Mario Bacon Cheeseburger and Princess Peach Cupcakes. Guests can commemorate their visit with a trip to 1-UP Factory for collectable memorabilia from apparel to iconic character hats and an array of plush characters.


Renovation of the Entertainer & New Menus by City Cruises Marina del Rey
City Cruises Marina del Rey unveils the complete renovation of Entertainer, the flagship of their fleet and the largest charter yacht in the marina. Entertainer features a California coastal design with elegant bars and stainless steel and glass accents throughout, and will release brand new menus for their brunch and dinner cruises.


The World of Barbie at Santa Monica Place

Now – Fall 2023
World of Barbie is making its US debut at Santa Monica Place, allowing fans of all generations the unique opportunity to step directly into an inspiring world where they can explore a life-size Barbie Dreamhouse, try out several Barbie careers displayed in various interactive rooms, and even sit behind the wheel of a full-size Barbie Camper Van. Visitors will be inspired to imagine the endless possibilities of following in the footsteps of Barbie to become a scientist, designer, music producer, astronaut and more. The visually stunning production will also feature a bespoke Barbie exhibit where guests can see how Barbie, her Dreamhouse and her various vehicles have evolved over the years and can learn more about how she has become the number one doll property worldwide.



Lady Gaga at Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Lady Gaga’s new wax figure has made its debut at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, featured in a black gown matching the artist’s 2019 Oscar ensemble in celebration of her Academy Award recognitions for A Star is Born.


The Muhammad Ali Experience
Expected Spring 2023
Step into the ring and experience the legacy of Muhammad Ali for an immersive exhibition inspired by his journey from celebrated athlete to humanitarian. From his first steps at Louisville gym to the blinding lights of Madison Square Garden, guests are invited to experience the key moments that shaped Ali into one of the most inspiring icons of the 20th century. Set to open this spring at HHLA, the Muhammad Ali Experience integrates storytelling, tactile play and the latest multimedia technology with custom-designed experiential zones and never-before-seen memorabilia, including a virtual face-off with the champion showing firsthand the skill and speed that defined him.



Trends: Culver City continues to prove its status as an emerging neighborhood with four new diverse dining experiences. The city welcomes French-inspired Juliet’s bright menu at the Platform development, while the popular Citizen Public Market food hall debuted hand-pulled noodle spot Bang Bang Noodles, sushi counter Uoichiba, and West African flavors at ILÉ Bistro.


Juliet (Culver City)
Located in Culver City’s Platform development, Juliet invites guests to enjoy an ode to Parisian dining with a seafood-forward, French-inspired menu featuring seasonal California ingredients. The 120-seat restaurant includes a patio space, shaded terrace, communal seating, an interactive barside cart, and a walk-up bar serving an all French wine list. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Juliet’s bright menu includes Moules Persillade, Carpaccio de Thon, Chocolat Chaud, Madeleines au Beurre Noisette, and more.

Ruby Fruit (Silver Lake)
Ruby Fruit fosters a space of inclusivity, acceptance, and a sense of community through food and drink. This LGBTQ+-owned wine bar includes a patio, dining area, indoor standing bar, and of course, wine. Open Tues - Thurs after 5 PM, Ruby Fruit invites guests to create new connections and memories in a welcoming atmosphere.

Taberu (Arts District)
Top Tokyo restaurateurs who collectively own more than 200 restaurants have teamed up to present TABERU in Los Angeles with a menu of handcrafted meals, tastes, and flavors from the streets of Tokyo. TABERU features the signature dish Yasai Makis, fresh veggies wrapped in pork, alongside delicious food and drinks for a unique Japanese comfort food experience.

Arroz & Fun (Lincoln Heights)
Fueled with “Cipota Coffee,” Arroz & Fun proudly presents its Peruvian/Chinese fusion cuisine. Located in Lincoln Heights, guests can expect delicious bolo bao breakfast sandwiches, Pollo Guisado for lunch, and “Cipota Coffee” sourced from El Salvador and roasted in Los Angeles by “YesPlz.” Arroz & Coffee serves Los Angeles Thursday - Sunday, with special brunch hours.

Loreto (Frogtown)
From the team behind LA Cha Cha Chá comes Loreto, a new Mexican seafood spot serving upscale mariscos including lobster torta ahogada, charred pescado zarandeado a coctel with bluefin tuna, uni, and scallops in an industrial-style Frogtown space. For a more casual dining experience, the restaurant is slated to open its seafood window Za Za Zá later this year.

Teleféric (Brentwood)
A Spanish favorite straight from Barcelona, Teleféric features a chic outdoor patio, open kitchen concept, and cocktail bar designed with traditional Mediterranean materials in its elegant Brentwood space. Teleféric joins LA’s incredible Spanish dining scene with a menu of tapas, greens, paellas, and more with a full selection of wines, cocktails, and sangrias to accompany.

New Restaurants at Citizen Public Market (Culver City)
Joining Citizen Public Market’s lineup of delicious vendors in Culver City, Bang Bang Noodles, Uoichiba and ILÉ Bistro bring East Asian and West African flavors to the popular food hall. Bang Bang Noodles brings Chef Robert Lee’s wildly popular hand-pulled noodles from his popular Eastside pop-up to a brick-and-mortar stall in Culver City serving handmade biang biang noodle bowls and other Shaanxi province specialties. Meanwhile, Uoichiba is a 10- seat counter serving temaki handrolls, chirashi bowls, and sashimi dishes highlighting dry-aged fish, and ILÉ Bistro features jollof rice and pepper soup as the approachable sister to Chef Tolu Eros’ fine-dining experience ILÉ LA.

Villa’s Tacos (Highland Park)
Victor Villa is a well-known neighborhood name for his popular street taco stands serving up delicious family recipes from queso tacos and handmade tortillas to a wide variety of homemade salsas. Spotlighted on Netflix’s Taco Chronicles, Villa’s Tacos welcomes diners to its first brick-and-mortar location for ranchera asada, chorizo, grilled chicken and delicious plant-based taco options.
Casa Madera at Mondrian Los Angeles (West Hollywood)
The new sand and sea inspired restaurant by Noble 33 brings the Mayan Riviera to the Sunset Strip at the Mondrian LA. Surrounded by sweeping views of Los Angeles, experience coastal Mexican cuisine paired with high- energy dining. Now open nightly starting at 5pm.

Holey Grail Donuts (Larchmont)
Holey Grail Donuts, the cult-favorite taro donut shop originating from Hawaii, officially opened their second brick-and-mortar location in Los Angeles on March 11. Founded by siblings Hana and Nile Dreiling in 2018 in Kauai, and backed by notable fans like Tony Hawk, celebrated chef Christopher Kostow, and actor Zach Braff, Holey Grail opens their highly anticipated shop after months of hosting popular preview tastings and pop-ups around Los Angeles, along with their official opening of their first Los Angeles location in Santa Monica late last year.

Pizzana (Silver Lake)
Pizzana, the Michelin Bib Gourmand pizzeria from master pizzaiolo Daniele Uditi and partners Candace & Charles Nelson, brings its Neo-Neapolitan pies to Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake. Its opening in Silver Lake showcases Pizzana’s indelible impact to reimagine the neighborhood pizzeria experience with Uditi’s fresh take on the Naples staple. Reservations can be made on Resy, with to-go orders available online.


Rose Garden Tea Room at Huntington Library (Pasadena)
May 24, 2023

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will reopen the historic Rose Garden Tea Room to the public on May 24, 2023. The Rose Garden Tea Room will continue its elegant tea service with a selection of teas, seasonal house-made scones, and a variety of savory and sweet offerings, including smoked salmon with dill cream cheese and caviar, banoffee tart with dulce de leche, banana jam, and caramel crunch, and buckwheat financier
with lemon pistachio glaze. A high tea option will also include champagne and items such as lobster salad in phyllo with Maldon sea salt and shaved black truffles.

Angler LA Reopening (Beverly Grove)
Acclaimed seafood restaurant Angler reopens at the Beverly Center with a new menu from Chef Paul Chung. With a new entrance experience, redesigned interior, and a hearth at the center of the space, Angler creates a seafood-forward dining experience with menu items featuring capon wings, ‘nduja-style bluefin tuna, and vibrant new cocktails.


Aperitivo Hour at Per L’Ora bar (Downtown LA)
Join Hotel Per La for the launch of Aperitivo Hour, offered each evening in the Per L’Ora bar, lounge, and game room spaces. Guests and locals alike are invited to enjoy Italian-style bites and drinks with a new beverage menu featuring a premium Negroni program with three creative variations, a Bartender’s specialty cocktail, zero-proof options, and a selection of Per L’Ora’s small plates.

Moonlight Happy Hour at Lemon Grove (Hollywood)
Lemon Grove Bar’s new Moonlight Hour menu features a curated selection of delicious food items along with unique wine and beer selections to choose from. Visitors can expect a marriage of flavors, as well as food pairing specials such as: Mixed Mushroom Flatbread ($12), Charcuterie & Cheese ($15), Flatbread + Bottle of Wine ($40), Flatbread + Bucket of Beer ($40). The recurring late -night happy hour will have ambient sounds from exceptional local DJs, as well as creative displays by multi-media artists for attendees to truly feel transported from the urbanity of Los Angeles. Moonlight Happy Hour runs every Thursday through Saturday from 9:30pm to 11:30pm.

Emerging Chef Lenora Marouani at Abernethy’s (Downtown Los Angeles)
The Music Center has announced a line-up of new culinary talent in the continuation of its prestigious Emerging Chefs Program at Abernethy’s located at Jerry Moss Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles. Chef Lenora Marouani, co- owner/chef of Hermosa Beach restaurant favorite - Barsha - brings a Tunisian Soul menu to the Abernethy’s kitchen. With experience in a variety of Los Angeles and Vegas restaurants and hotels, Chef Lenora hopes to bring her culinary expertise and the fresh ingredients and warming spices of Tunisian cuisine to the DTLA community.



Trends: The newly transformed Hammer Museum presents a strong debut with a number of inaugural exhibitions celebrating the museum’s contemporary collection in its all-new gallery spaces. Meanwhile, iconic artists are showcased Downtown with Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody at The Broad and Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure at The Grand LA.


New Gallery Rotations at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (Mid-City)

Stories of Cinema: Significant Movies and Moviemakers

The latest additions to the Stories of Cinema exhibit include a celebration of Casablanca (1942)featuring original production objects highlighting beloved characters, settings, music, and thecinematic virtuosity that made the film one of Hollywood’s most enduring classics.


Boyz N the Hood (1991) will explore the movie's groundbreaking depiction of Black life in SouthCentral Los Angeles. The space will highlight writer-director John Singleton’s unique vision for thefilm with rare production photos, costumes, and props.


Lourdes Portillo, the Mexican American filmmaker, documentarian, visual artist, journalist, andactivist will be honored with a new exhibit highlighting her life and career. In addition to mediainstallations, the gallery includes posters of Portillo’s films, artworks from her collection, researchmaterials, and more.



Inaugural Exhibitions at the Transformed Hammer Museum (Westwood)
This spring the Hammer Museum completed its two-decade long project transforming the campus. The new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Cultural Center anchors the Hammer’s transformation with a new street-level entrance boldly placing the Hammer at the gateway to Westwood Village and UCLA. The spacious new lobby also incorporates a rotation of installations and artwork, creating an engaging environment to welcome museum visitors in addition a newly annexed gallery space and outdoor sculpture courtyard. This renovation has created a dramatic presence for the museum across a full city block, increasing gallery space by 60% to display the Hammer’s large collection of near 50,000 pieces. The updated Hammer Museum debuted in March with inaugural exhibits including:

Together in Time: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection

Through August 20, 2023 

Together in Time features more than 70 artworks in a range of media. The exhibition looks atcontemporary art through the lens of Los Angeles and will unfold as a series of exhibitions of works by LA–based and international artists. https://hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/2023/together-time-selections-hammer-contemporary-collection

Hammer Projects: Chiharu Shiota

Through August 27, 2023

Continuing the Hammer’s long and celebrated history of featuring commissioned works on its lobby wall, Chiharu Shiota (b. 1972, Osaka) will be the inaugural artist featured in the Hammer’s new lobby.

Full Burn: Video from the Hammer Contemporary Collection

Through September 10, 2023

The videos from the Hammer Contemporary Collection span five decades and features landmark and more recent works, several of which have been included in past Made in LA biennial or Hammer Projects exhibitions. For this exhibition, a pair of artists will be featured in two to three-week intervals with a total of 10 rotations over the course of the exhibition.

Rita McBride: Particulates


The Hammer’s new street-level gallery opens with Particulates (2021), an installation by Rita McBride (b. 1960, Des Moines, Iowa) that is part of the Hammer Contemporary Collection. Inspired by time travel, the principles of light and space, and quantum physics, this monumental yet ethereal sculpture materializes as beams of lasers interact with a mist of water molecules and surfactant compounds.

Sanford Biggers: Oracle


Inaugurating the sculpture terrace at Wilshire Boulevard and Glendon Avenue will be Sanford Biggers’ (b.1970, Los Angeles) Oracle (2021), a 25-foot-tall, 7.64 US ton cast bronze sculpture co-presented by Art Production Fund.


New Exhibits at the Getty Center (Brentwood)

Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue

Through July 9, 2023 

Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems have been friends and colleagues for more than 40 years. Each addresses race, class, representation, and systems of power in their work, creating photographic series grounded in Black history and realities that speak to the human condition. This exhibition sheds light on their unique trajectories and modes of presentation, and their shared consciousness and principles.

Barbara T. Smith: The Way to Be

Through July 16, 2023

Since the 1960s, Barbara T. Smith (b. 1931 in Pasadena) has been at the forefront of artistic movements in California. Her work explores concepts that strike at the core of human nature, including sexuality, physical and spiritual sustenance, technology, and death. This autobiographical exhibition is told in Smith's voice and coincides with the Getty’s publication of her memoir.

Pastel Portraits: Drawn from Life?

Through September 17, 2023

Artists in 18th-century Europe relished the convenience and versatility of pastels to make portraits, yet the social conventions meant men were often commissioning portraits of themselves. This focused installation features pastels by two of the most important women artists of 18th-century Europe, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard and Rosalba Carriera.

Porcelain from Versailles: Vases for a King & Queen

Through March 3, 2024

This exhibition brings together two of the most extraordinary surviving sets of vases owned by King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette of France during the late 1700s. This exhibition reunites all eight vases that were separated during the Revolution, offering the rare opportunity to appreciate the craftsmanship and design of the ensembles.


New Exhibits at LACMA (Mid-City) 

Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing

Through July 16, 2023

In the work of American artist Sam Francis (1923–1994), Western and Eastern aesthetics engage in a profound intercultural dialogue. With over 60 works from LACMA’s collection and key lenders, this is the first exhibition to explore the artist’s work in relation to “ma” and other aspects of Japanese aesthetics.

Women Defining Women in Contemporary Art of the Middle East and Beyond

Through September 24, 2023

This exhibition presents 75 works by women artists who were born or live in what can broadly be termed Islamic societies. Their powerful narratives are embedded in their art, expressing both personal and universal concerns.

Light, Space Surface: Selections from LACMA’s Collection

Through October 1, 2023

In the 1960s and 1970s, various Southern California artists began to create works that investigate perceptual phenomena: how we come to understand form, volume, presence, and absence through light, seen directly through other materials, reflected, or refracted. Light, Space, Surface draws on LACMA's deep holdings of this material, revealing the vibrancy and diversity of this aspect of American art history.


Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure (Downtown LA)

Through July 31, 2023 | The Grand LA

Organized and curated by the family of Jean-Michel Basquiat, this new exhibition at The Grand LA will feature over 200 never-before-seen and rarely shown paintings, drawings, multimedia presentations, ephemera, and artifacts telling the story of Jean-Michel from an intimate perspective, intertwining his artistic endeavors with his personal life, influences, and the times in which he lived.


We Are Porsche at the Petersen Automotive Museum (Mid-City)

Through April 2024

Presented in celebration of Porsche’s 75th anniversary, this exhibition showcases American personalities that have contributed to Porsche's global success and to the formation of a vibrant culture surrounding the brand. The exhibition includes 40 unique vehicles from throughout Porsche’s history, with commemorative events slated throughout the year.


Maya: The Exhibition at the California Science Center (Exposition Park)

The California Science Center presents Maya: The Exhibition, a display of over 250 authentic artifacts highlighting the rise, fall, and legacy of the Maya civilization of Mexico and Central America. From a majestic sculpture of a jaguar warrior to an ancient limestone panel, many of the rare pieces on view in the 13,000 sq. ft. exhibition space are on tour outside of Guatemala for the first time ever. The exhibition is accompanied by screenings of the “Mystery of the Maya” movie in the Science Center’s state of the art IMAX Theater.


Shakira, Shakira at the GRAMMY Museum (Downtown LA)

Through Winter 2024

With a career spanning more than three decades, multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Shakira has firmly established herself as an artist, dancer, and global icon. To showcase Shakira’s enduring creative legacy, the GRAMMY Museum® proudly presents Shakira, Shakira: The GRAMMY Museum Experience, on display in the Museum’s permanent Latin Music Gallery. Shakira, Shakira explores the artist’s musical evolution, from her origins as a Latin rock-loving singer-songwriter in Barranquilla, Colombia, to a global superstar whose catalog spans multiple genres from bhangra and bachata to rock and reggaetón.


The Natural History Museum Butterfly Pavillion (Exposition Park)

Through August 13, 2023

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) will open its seasonal Butterfly Pavilion for the spring and summer months starting Sunday, March 5. Visitors are able to walk among hundreds of butterflies, from eggs to caterpillars and chrysalises, in NHM’s outdoor, open-air netted enclosure. The experience also features colorful native plants and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures flutter and fly. Museum educators and animal care specialists will also be onsite to share what makes these animals so special.


Butterfly Season at Kidspace Children’s Museum (Pasadena)

Through May 14, 2023

Kidspace annual Butterfly Season celebration is here and it’s bigger and more colorful than ever. Experience the new Los Trompos large-scale interactive art installation— a tribute to the Monarch butterfly’s cultural and ecological ties to Mexico. Dress up like a butterfly, climb into a “chrysalis,” and spread your wings on the Flutter-by path. Get a close-up view of live caterpillars, butterflies, and honeybees, and learn about the important role of
pollinators in a healthy ecosystem. Visitors can also adopt Painted Lady caterpillars and witness the dramatic metamorphosis from a tiny hungry
caterpillar to a migratory butterfly, ready to release into your garden or neighborhood park. Caterpillars are available to adopt at the Kidspace Museum store on-site or online at store.kidspacemuseum.org for a limited time and must be picked up in person at the Kidspace Museum Store on-site.


Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. at The Reagan Library (The Valley)

The Auschwitz exhibition presents over 700 artifacts selected from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and beyond portraying the complex reality of the Holocaust, Nazi ideology, and the world of the victims and perpetrators. Many of these objects have never been shown to a West Coast audience before, serving as a guiding thread sharing the moving account of the history of Auschwitz and its dwellers.



Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody at The Broad (Downtown Los Angeles) 

May 27, 2023

This spring, The Broad will present the first-ever museum exhibition in Los Angeles of Keith Haring’s expansive body of work featuring over 120 artworks and archival materials. Known for his use of vibrant color, energetic linework, and iconic characters, Haring’s work continues to dissolve barriers between art and life while being rooted in the creative spirit and mission of his subway drawings and renowned public murals: art is for everybody. Divided into ten galleries, the expansive exhibition will explore both Haring’s artistic practice and life, with much source material coming from his personal journals. The exhibition will highlight the breadth of mediums Haring worked within spanning from the 1970s to 1980s, capturing the complex issues Haring takes on in his work.


Upcoming Exhibits at the Getty Center (Brentwood)

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

May 2 – August 20, 2023

Journey into the fantastical worlds created by internationally acclaimed fashion photographer Tim Walker. At the heart of the show is a new series of photographs directly influenced by his research into the collections of the Getty Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London.

Play and Pastimes in the Middle Ages

May 16 – August 6, 2023

Discover the lighter side of life in the Middle Ages through the surprising and engaging world of medieval games and leisure. The exhibition features dynamic images of play and explores the role of entertainment in the Middle Ages. Then as now, play was thoroughly woven into the fabric of society at every level.

Beyond the Light: Identity and Place in 19th-Century Danish Art

May 23 – August 20, 2023

This exhibit features drawings, oil sketches, and paintings from an era marked by military defeat, financial collapse, and national disintegration. 19th-century artists in Denmark intensely studied themselves and their culture to portray a sense of belonging and displacement.


The Gold Emperor from Aventicum at the Getty Villa (Malibu) 

May 31 – January 29, 2024

This unique portrait bust of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from AD 161 to 180, was excavated in Avenches, Switzerland—the ancient Roman site of Aventicum—in 1939. Discover this remarkable object, made by hammering a single sheet of gold, and explore the history of an ancient city where Roman institutions blended with the local traditions of a Celtic tribe known as the Helvetii.



Quantum Clinic (Elysian Valley)
Situated along the LA River, Quantum Clinic is a new center of tranquility offering “spa treatment for your DNA” in Elysian Valley. Quantum Clinic empowers clients to engage the quantum field and activate their deepest potential for bioregenesis through stress reduction and relaxation. The practitioners at Quantum Clinic offer the opportunity to reset your baseline with evidence-based services rooted in an understanding of epigenetics and biophysics to promote deep cellular resonance and heart-brain coherence.



LAX’s Terminal 1 Spring 2023 Art Rotation
As the spring travel season begins at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), a new presentation of works by seven artists in Terminal 1 provides guests with the opportunity to enjoy inspiring culture as a part of their best-in-class travel experience. Presented by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), Terminal 1’s art program showcases works from a diverse group of artists in a variety of mediums to demonstrate a broad range of artistic expression from Greater Los Angeles and beyond.


Completion of the Tom Bradley International Terminal Core
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) celebrated the topping out of the Tom Bradley International Terminal Core with a beam signing and ceremony honoring the dedicated workers realizing this transformative project. The Tom Bradley International Terminal Core is one of seven new cores that make up the $490 million dollar Terminal Cores project at LAX. The project, which is scheduled to complete in 2024, will allow access to all levels of the terminal buildings using escalators and stairs, and provide passengers direct connection to the future People Mover train system and its connection to the city’s greater public transportation network.

The Tom Bradley International Terminal Core is a three-level structure that will provide direct connectivity to the West Central Terminal Area (CTA) station and is oriented for easy travel, with elevators and escalators connecting departures, arrivals, the People Mover and office spaces. Upon entering the three-story open atrium full of natural light, passengers will have an elevated view of the ticketing level that orientates them to their surroundings and provides wayfinding, flight information and vertical conveyance. Designed and constructed to achieve both Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver status and CalGreen’s Tier 1 certification, the project demonstrates LAX’s ongoing commitment to sustainability



100TH Anniversary of the Hollywood Sign
Throughout this year, the iconic Hollywood Sign will celebrate 100 years of larger-than-life lettering perched atop the Santa Monica Mountains. Originally reading “Hollywoodland” in its early days, the Sign is now an enduring symbol of Los Angeles as a place where magic is possible and any dream can come true.

Hollywood enthusiasts can expect celebratory events all throughout the centennial year. There are many ways to experience Hollywood’s past and present including the upcoming opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ Hollywoodland exhibit chronicling the founding of the Hollywood studio system. Visitors can also step into Hollywood history with a stay at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, a martini at the 100-year-old Musso & Frank Grill or a show at the Pantages Theatre. For spectacular views of the cityscape and the Sign itself, travelers can hike through the Mt. Hollywood Trail, Brush Canyon Trail and Cahuenga Peak Trail or even ride horseback on the Mulholland Trail. There are so many ways to join the festivities and celebrate the Hollywood Sign, with more events and experiences to be announced.


100th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Exposition Park)
June 2023

The beloved Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum celebrates 100 years of hosting major sporting and entertainment events as a key LA venue in Exposition Park. The Coliseum is an icon of the sports world having served as the home field for Los Angeles professional sports teams including the Rams, Raiders, Chargers and Dodgers in its storied past, and has been home to the USC Trojans since the Coliseum’s opening. The venue has also hosted two Super Bowls, three NFL Championships and one World Series, and is the only venue to host two Summer Olympics—soon to be three in 2028. Sports are not the only major events the Coliseum has seen within its walls, hosting concerts by some of the world’s most famous artists including the Rolling Stones, Prince, U2 and Metallica.

The Coliseum also plays a part in key historical events, dedicated as a memorial to LA County WWI veterans upon opening in 1923. Martin Luther King Jr. also spoke at the venue less than a year after giving his famous “I Have A Dream” speech.

On top of the incredible events that happen at the Coliseum year-round, 2023 will see additional centennial events in celebration of the anniversary. The year kicks off with Nascar’s Busch Light Clash in celebration of Nascar’s 75th anniversary season on February 5, with the Super Motocross World Championship on the docket for October 14 as well.

100th Anniversary of Warner Bros. Studios (Hollywood)
April 4, 2023

A global icon of Hollywood moviemaking, Warner Bros. Studios celebrates its 100th Anniversary on April 4 with a year of exciting centennial celebrations. From fan favorites like When Harry Met Sally and Friends to masterpieces of cinema like Casablanca and Gone With the Wind, Warner Bros. will share the magic of film with audiences in special ways throughout the year. 

Film fans can join the celebration through several commemorative experiences, including centennial museum
exhibits and screenings at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a special 100th anniversary exhibit at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and a celebration of key films and major talent from Warner Bros. Pictures’ history at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood.

15th Anniversary of Dine LA
April 28 to May 12, 2023

Dine LA Restaurant Week will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, beginning with Spring Restaurant Week from April 28 to May 12, 2023. With hundreds of restaurants participating each season, the 15-day program showcases Los Angeles as a premier dining destination where Angelenos and visitors alike can enjoy more than 30 global cuisines across LA County.

Since its inception in January 2008, Dine LA Restaurant Week has grown to be one of the largest restaurant weeks in the country with more than 350 restaurants participating last Fall. The program continues to stimulate business for the local culinary community by bringing new diners through their doors and reminding locals to discover the breadth of culinary offerings within their neighborhoods. From casual dining to Michelin-starred restaurants and longstanding partners to new crops of restaurants added each season, we invite everyone to try a new culinary experience during Dine LA Restaurant Week this May and October to celebrate this culinary event’s 15th anniversary.

100th Anniversary of the Millennium Biltmore (Downtown Los Angeles)
October 2023

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles celebrates its 100th anniversary with a centennial logo, a series of anniversary events and updates to maintain the Biltmore’s longstanding grandeur. With previous lives as a prohibition nightclub, Academy Awards venue and feature film set, the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles was recently declared a “Los Angeles Historic-Culture Monument” dazzling guests since 1923.

The centennial celebrations will include an elegant 100th Anniversary Ball in October 2023, thematic speakeasy events, An Evening with Mermaids event, high teas at the Rendezvous Court and a soon-to-be-announced fashion show, showcasing the Biltmore’s impressive history, ornate design and Old Hollywood style. The “Grande Dame” will also see a restoration of its original fresco ceilings and all new windows and fixtures, and the hotel’s entrance will return to its original location on Olive Street paying homage to the guest experience of
the 20th century.



Now Playing Spring Launch
Los Angeles Tourism invites you to discover what’s Now Playing in the City of Angels with the second phase of our star-studded advertising campaign, just in time to celebrate the Hollywood Sign's centennial and the 95th annual Academy Awards. The iconic Jenifer Lewis returns to narrate the vibrant ad, with a cameo from NBA All-Star and LA Clippers fan-favorite Paul George along with custom illustrations by renowned Mexican American artist and street art icon Mister Cartoon. The campaign opens with a captivating shot of the Hollywood Sign in its 100th year, following a group of friends visiting LA arts and entertainment highlights including the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, The Broad, and The Music Center. Launched in February in English and
Spanish, the campaign appears in traditional and digital marketing channels both in the U.S. and international markets including Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.


Dine LA Spring Restaurant Week
April 28 – May 12, 2023

Dine LA Restaurant Week will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, beginning with Spring Restaurant Week from April 28 to May 12, 2023. With hundreds of restaurants participating each season, the 15-day program showcases Los Angeles as a premier dining destination where Angelenos and visitors alike can enjoy more than 30 global cuisines across LA County. Since its inception in January 2008, Dine LA Restaurant Week has grown to be one of the largest restaurant weeks in the country with more than 350 restaurants participating last Fall. The program continues to stimulate business for the local culinary community by bringing new diners through their doors and reminding locals to discover the breadth of culinary offerings within their neighborhoods. From casual dining to Michelin-starred restaurants and longstanding partners to new crops of restaurants added each season, we invite everyone to try a new culinary experience during Dine LA Restaurant Week this May and October to celebrate this culinary event’s 15th anniversary.



Hollywoodland at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (Mid-City)
Expected November 2023

Hollywoodland will trace the history of filmmaking in Los Angeles back to its roots at the beginning of the 20th century, illustrating how and why the city became the world capital of cinema that it still is today. With a focus on the predominantly Jewish founders of the early Hollywood studio system, the exhibition will delve into how their personal narratives shaped the distinct characteristics of the movies their respective studios produced, and contextualize the role of antisemitism in motivating their visionary efforts. This immersive gallery will convey the evolving topography of Los Angeles along the timeline of the developing movie industry, allowing visitors to feel a tangible proximity to this rich history and encouraging further exploration of the city’s landmarks upon departing the Academy Museum.

Destination Crenshaw
Expected 2024
Destination Crenshaw will be the largest public/private Black art program in the nation, stamping a 1.3-mile stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard with an infrastructure project that includes beautifully designed community spaces,landscaping, and newly planted trees, and 100 commissioned works by Black artists. While elevating Black culture, Destination Crenshaw will also boost the community through economic development, job creation and environmental healing. Key components will open this fall, with construction of the entire project slated for completion by the end of 2023.

The Automated People Mover at LAX
Expected 2024

The Automated People Mover (APM) is the centerpiece of LAX’s $5.5 billion Landside Access Modernization Program(LAMP) which will enhance the traveler experience, give guests time-certain access to terminals and provide the long-awaited connection to the regional transportation system. This project is a key portion of LAX’s $15 billion modernization program, considered the largest public works program in the history of the City of Los Angeles. The APM is an electric train system on a 2.25-mile elevated guideway with six stations total – three inside the Central Terminal Area (CTA) and three outside the CTA. Los Angeles International Airport broke ground on the APM project in March of 2019 and anticipates that the system will be operational in 2023. During peak hours (9 a.m. to 11 p.m.), the APM will run nine trains, each with four cars and will be capable of carrying up to 50 passengers and their luggage, with a total of 200 passengers per train. The APM will be free for all users and operate 24/7.

Intuit Dome
Expected 2024

The $1.2 billion Intuit Dome will welcome fans in 2024 as the new home of the Los Angeles Clippers with a spectacular campus including practice and training facilities, a 150-room hotel and public plaza featuring basketball courts and live music stages. Alongside SoFi Stadium and the Hollywood Park development, the development solidifies Inglewood as a new hub for sports and entertainment in Los Angeles.

LACMA Renovations
Expected 2024

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art continues its major renovations transforming four aging buildings into one modern, efficient space featuring 110,000 square feet of gallery space, a new theater, education spaces, three restaurants/cafes, a museum shop and multipurpose event spaces. The new building will feature a horizontal design, offering an egalitarian experience of LACMA’s diverse collections. In addition, the new building spans Wilshire in order to provide 3.5 acres of new park and outdoor space for visitors.
NHM Commons
Expected 2024

The Natural History Museum recently announced NHM Commons, a new wing and community hub on the southwest side of the museum campus in Exposition Park. Slated to open in 2024, the transformative $75 million expansion and renovation project will create approximately 60,000 square feet of renovated space and new construction that will serve as both a destination and a portal into the Museum.

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Expected 2025

Founded by philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will focus on the universal art of visual storytelling. The museum will present exhibitions for diverse public audiences unpacking visual storytelling in its richness and complexity through dynamic learning opportunities and public programs. Designed by renowned architect Ma Yansong and under construction in Los Angeles’s Exposition Park, the museum will feature expansive galleries, state-of-the-art cinematic theaters, dedicated spaces for learning and engagement, a new public green space, restaurants, retail and event spaces.


Chris Heywood
SVP, Global Communications
(213) 236-2366

Emily Ohara
Manager, Global Communications
(213) 236-2304


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