As LACMA prepares for the construction of our new building for the permanent collection, some spaces are closing for collection inventory and packing, but more than half of LACMA's galleries are open.
The following buildings—which contain more than half of LACMA's current total gallery space—and popular public sculptures are open now and will remain open throughout the construction of our new building for the permanent collection:
BCAM: 3 floors of galleries showing permanent collection and rotating exhibitions.
- Band by Richard Serra, Level 1
- Metropolis II by Chris Burden, Level 1
- Miracle Mile by Robert Irwin, Level 1
- Frank Stella: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Level 1
- The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, Level 2
- Mary Corse: A Survey in Light, Level 3: Nathanson Gallery
Resnick Pavilion: 7 galleries showing permanent collection and rotating exhibitions.
- 150 Portrait Tone by Mark Bradford
- Beyond Line: The Art of Korean Writing (opens June 16)
- Isaac Julien: Playtime
- Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection
- Wave of Materials by Zhu Jinshi
Also on view or open for service:
- Levitated Mass by Michael Heizer
- Urban Light by Chris Burden
- Boone Children's Gallery (services provided will continue at a new location at LACMA)
- LACMA Store (2 locations)
- LACMA Café (now located on Smidt Welcome Plaza)
- Ray's and Stark Bar
The following spaces are open now, but will close on the dates listed here (dates subject to change):
- B. Gerald Cantor Sculpture Garden will close in Nov 2019
- Modern Art galleries will continue to close in one more phase in Sept 2019
- C+M (Coffee and Milk) will close in Sep 2019
The following spaces are now closed:
- Art of the Americas Building, Levels 3 and 4
- Ahmanson Building, Levels 1 (Art of the Pacific gallery only), 2 (partial closure), 3, and 4
- Bing Theater
- Hammer Building, Levels 2 and 3
- Pavilion for Japanese Art (temporarily closed for restoration)
LACMA is an encyclopedic museum, collecting and exhibiting artworks and conducting scholarship across times and cultures. While some of the museum's permanent collection galleries are closed in advance of construction, the museum remains active in each curatorial area through acquisitions, scholarship, and development of future exhibitions to be presented at LACMA and around the world. Some of your favorite artworks from our collection may be on view in another gallery at LACMA right now or in a traveling exhibition.
Metro Construction Update
The subway is coming to LACMA! As part of the Purple Line Extension, Metro is currently at work on the Wilshire/Fairfax station. LACMA will be open during the construction phase.
Please check back here for any timely updates about road closures or other Metro activity that may affect your visit.
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