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Armand Hammer Museum of Art & Cultural Center
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood 90024
310-443-7000 TTY 310-443-7094
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu/index.htm

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 C?zanne, Egon Schiele, Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, K?the Kollwitz, 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.

Admission: $5 for adults; $3 for seniors (65+) and UCLA Alumni Association members; free for Museum members, students with identification, UCLA faculty/staff, and visitors 17 and under. Access for people with disabilities is provided. Admission is free for everyone on Thursdays.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 11am?7pm; Thursday, 11am?9pm; Sunday, 11am?5pm. Closed Mondays, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year?s Day.

The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center is operated by the University of California, Los Angeles. Occidental Petroleum Corporation has partially endowed the Museum and constructed the Occidental Petroleum Cultural Center Building, which houses the Museum.

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

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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.

Art One Gallery
1036 Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles 90024
800-569-6327
http://www.artonegallery.com/home.html

A large assortment of art from various artists for every budget and taste including, Serigraphs, Lithographs, Posters, Vintage Artwork, Sculptures, Photography, as well as original oil’s and watercolors. Art One Gallery can also transfer your favorite art piece to wood or canvas to give it an “original” look as well as provide unique custom framing.

Cinema

Theaters include:

Mann Theatres – 10887 Lindbrook Avenue (310) 208-4575
AMC Theatres Avco Cinema – 10840 Wilshire Blvd. (310) 475-0711
Mann National – 10925 Lindbrook Drive (310) 208-4366
Majestic Crest – 1262 Westwood Blvd. (310) 474-7866
Landmark Regent – 1045 Broxton Avenue (310)281-8223
Mann Bruin – 948 Broxton Avenue (310) 208-8998
Mann Village – 961 Broxton Avenue (310) 208-5576

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Theatre

Geffen Playhouse
10886 LeConte Avenue, Westwood 90024
Phone: 310-208-5454
http://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.

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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.

Five Prestigious Country Clubs for Golfers Near the Wilshire Corridor