Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Art
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
(45 Reviews)

Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes over 120,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art.

Among the museum’s strengths are its holdings of Asian art, Latin American art, ranging from pre-Columbian masterpieces to works by leading modern and contemporary artists; and Islamic art, of which LACMA hosts one of the most significant collections in the world. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually, in addition to serving millions through digital initiatives, such as online collections, scholarly catalogues, and interactive engagement at lacma.org. 

Situated in Hancock Park on over 20 acres in the heart of Los Angeles, LACMA is located between the ocean and downtown. In April 2006, Michael Govan became CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director of LACMA. Formerly president and director of Dia Art Foundation and deputy director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Mr. Govan is the seventh director in LACMA’s 46-year history.  

Mission Statement 
To serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences.

Reviews of Los Angeles County Museum of Art

(45 Reviews)
Adult Art: Acrylic Painting Techniques

11/18/2019
Leslie B.

Attended: Adult Art: Acrylic Painting Techniques


I loved the class. After painting for 15 years, I learned new things. Thom is a wonderful teacher.

Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)

9/8/2019
Marlies C.

Attended: Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)


Made my First attempt for printmaking. Our instructor (George) was excellent and very informative. We learned quiet a bit about the process.

Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)

7/28/2019
Victoria F.

Attended: Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)


Marianne was an amazing instructor, truly inspiring. The environment was welcoming, engaging, and fully encouraging of personal creativity. Not to mention, you are free to enjoy the LACMA for the day with your course entry. I can’t wait to take this course again!!

Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)

7/14/2019
Caroline M.

Attended: Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)


LACMA is a great venue. The room is always clean, inspiring and welcoming. The teacher was very interesting as we toured an exhibit and very clear in her explanations. Wish I had known ahead (in the class description for exemple) to bring a drawing to use for the printmaking. Great class, I will take it again.

Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)

7/14/2019
Nicole C.

Attended: Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)


Marianne was a fantastic teacher. Very knowledgeable, helpful and motivating. Looking forward to taking another of her courses!

Outdoor Session: Watercolor in the Sculpture Gardens

5/19/2019
Antonio M.

Attended: Outdoor Session: Watercolor in the Sculpture Gardens


The class was great. It wasn’t overly structured. The other artist were terrific. The teacher got everybody to participate. It created a great atmosphere of support- people inspired and supported one another. It was a cool way to teach an art class.

One-Day Workshop - Drawing: Focus on Modern Art

3/23/2019
Jeannine S.

Attended: One-Day Workshop - Drawing: Focus on Modern Art


Mr. George Evans is a true treasure who takes an open approach to expressing art to the novice. He's encouraging but will still give professional feedback. Looking forward to taking another class very soon.

One-Day Workshop: Mixed Media Photo Collage

12/9/2018
Tracey K.

Attended: One-Day Workshop: Mixed Media Photo Collage


Our teacher Gloria was all one could ever ask for! She was deeply inspiring and so creative herself that she gently led us to our own well, with the simplest techniques and an abundance of stimulating materials to use. I absolutely loved the class and would highly recommend it!

One-Day Workshop - Drawing: Focus on Modern Art

7/29/2018
Daniel A.

Attended: One-Day Workshop - Drawing: Focus on Modern Art


Was fun I would take it again.

Adult Art: Acrylic Painting Techniques

7/5/2018
Arlisha A.

Attended: Adult Art: Acrylic Painting Techniques


I really enjoyed this class and highly recommend!

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5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, Downtown/Northeast
5905 Wilshire Blvd
S Fairfax & S Masselin Avenues
Los Angeles, California 90036

Upcoming Classes at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)
Adult Art: Printmaking (Online)
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Thursday Oct 22nd, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

Adult Art: Bon Vivant Studio - Envisioning Your Future
Adult Art: Bon Vivant Studio - Envisioning Your Future
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Friday Oct 30th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Adult Art: Drawing the Human Figure
Adult Art: Drawing the Human Figure
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Sunday Nov 1st, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time

Adult Art: Drawing (Online)
Adult Art: Drawing (Online)
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Saturday Nov 7th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

Adult Art:Bon Vivant Studio-Printmaking with Vegetables
Adult Art:Bon Vivant Studio-Printmaking with Vegetables
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Friday Nov 13th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Adult Art: Bon Vivant—Printmaking with Gelatin Plates
Adult Art: Bon Vivant—Printmaking with Gelatin Plates
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Friday Nov 13th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Art Moves: Not I
Art Moves: Not I
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Saturday Nov 21st, 10am - 11am Pacific Time

Adult Art: Bon Vivant—Painting Light and Shadow
Adult Art: Bon Vivant—Painting Light and Shadow
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Friday Dec 18th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

Teen Art: Comic Art (Online)
Teen Art: Comic Art (Online)
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Monday Dec 21st, 1pm - 2:30pm Pacific Time