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Armand Hammer Museum of Art & Cultural Center

Founded by Dr. Armand Hammer in 1990, the Museum houses several collections of art: The Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, containing over 45,000 works on paper, including prints, drawings, photographs, and artists? books dating from the Renaissance to the present representing a diverse selection of artists including Albrecht D?rer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Ishikawa Toyonobu, George Cruikshank, Paul Cezanne, Egon Schiele, Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, June Wayne, Pablo Picasso, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, and Carlos Almaraz as well as The Armand Hammer Collection of Old Master, Impressionist, and Post-Impressionist paintings, including important examples of work by Rembrandt van Rijn, John Singer Sargent, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Mary Cassatt; and The Armand Hammer Daumier and Contemporaries Collection, featuring the painting, sculpture, and lithography of 19th-century French satirist Honor Daumier and his contemporaries.

UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History 405 Hilgard Ave. 310.825.4361

http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/incEngine/ The UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History exhibits art primarily from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas.

Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Open Thursday until 8 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is Free

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden 405 Hilgard Ave. – On the campus of UCLA 310.443.7000

Set on 5 acres of land in central Westwood, is one of the most prolific sculpture exhibits in the country featuring 19th and 20th century American and European artists such as Alexander Calder, Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Jean Arp, Francesco Somaini, Claire Falkenstein, Gaston Lachaise, Jacques Lipchitz, Isamu Noguchi, David Smith, Francisco Zuniga and William Tucker. Open year-round with free admission.

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Mortuary – Come and see where many celebrities are resting and buried!

1218 Glendon Avenue Los Angeles 90024


Theaters include:
Mann Theatres – 10887 Lindbrook Avenue 310.208.4575
IPIC Westwood Theatres – 10840 Wilshire Blvd. 310.307.7003
Mann National – 10925 Lindbrook Drive 310.208.4366
Majestic Crest – 1262 Westwood Blvd. 310.474.7866
Landmark Regent – 1045 Broxton Avenue 3 310.281.822
Mann Bruin – 948 Broxton Avenue 310.208.8998
Mann Village – 961 Broxton Avenue 310.208.5576
Theatre Geffen Playhouse 10886
LeConte Avenue, Westwood 90024
Phone: 310.208.5454 www.geffenplayhouse.com

The Geffen Playhouse is currently undergoing an extensive architectural remodeling and renovation process that includes renovating the main stage, building a second theater, The Audrey Skirball-Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, where new works will be developed for Los Angeles. The Brentwood Theatre will temporarily house the Geffen’s productions during this remodel.

UCLA Performing Arts Center at Royce Hall Sunset Blvd. at Royce Dr. on the Campus of UCLA 310.825.2101 Royce Hall was built in 1929 and modeled after the San Ambrogio church in Milan. Royce offers wonderful acoustics in an inviting venue and features performances by today’s top musicians, speakers, comedians and dancers. Other Places to Visit in Westwood

Village Pierce Bros Westwood Village Mortuary 1218 Glendon Avenue, Los Angeles 90024 Phone: 310.474.1579 Cemetery where some of Hollywood’s legends have found their resting place such as Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Buddy Rich, Dean Martin, Carroll O’Connor, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Truman Capote, Donna Reed, Frank Zappa, Roy Orbison, Eva Gabor, Mel Torme, Janis Joplin, Les Brown and George C. Scott.

Westwood Arcade 10965 Weyburn
An old school arcade.