Teen Event: After Dark

Saturday, May 3, 2014 | 7 pm


Come with your friends for a night of art and dancing under the stars to DJs from arTES High School (Arts Theater Entertainment School). Explore the possibilities of size and scale in the exhibition The Painted City: The Art of Teotihuacan, paint the outside of a truck with the Mobile Mural Lab, have memorable discussions in the galleries, and get in line for the free mashed potato bar! All after public hours and only for teens.

LACMA, Los Angeles Times Central Court | 7–10 pm
Free and open to teens; reservations required
Tickets: 323 857-6010 or reserve online.
Note: Teens only; bring your middle or high school ID.

Plan Your Visit


How much does it cost?
Admission is free.

What kind of music will be played?
Put in your requests, and tell us what you'd like to hear!

Who's playing?  
DJs from ArTES (Arts Theater Entertainment School), starting at 7 pm.

Will there be food?
Yes, there will be a free mashpotato bar. Bring cash for sodas and cookies.

Can parents come? 
No. This is a teen-only event. Parents can do drop offs or make reservations to have dinner at LACMA's restaurant, Ray's, while the event takes place. 

Who can come?
Teens in middle school or high school. Guests must bring valid school ID. Sorry, no college teens.

What if I don't have a middle or high school ID?
Bring a type of photo ID that has your birth date, such as a California ID or passport, or a note from a teacher, parent, or guardian.

Is the event supervised?
Yes! Museum and security staff will chaperone the evening.

Can we leave and come back? 
No. There are no in-and-out privileges.

Where can we get dropped off and picked up?
On Wilshire Boulevard, in front of Chris Burden's Urban Light, near the intersection of Ogden Street. The event may sell out, so please reserve your tickets in advance. If you come without tickets, please ask your ride to wait to be sure you are able to get a ticket.

How much is parking? 
$10; free if you park after 7 pm. Recommmended lot is located on the corner of Spaulding and Wilshire.

What time is the event?
After Dark is from 7 to 10 pm.

What if I'm not a NexGen member? 
You can enroll for our free NexGen membership at LACMA during the event.

If you have more questions, email us at educate@lacma.org and we'll get back to you with an answer.