Museums and Galleries

Free Admission

The following organizations have generously opened their doors to CAA conference attendees. Present your CAA 2018 badge upon entry during the days and hours listed below for free or discounted admission. For information about the museum or cultural center, please visit their website listed below.


18th Street Arts Center
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Dates/Hours: February 21-24, 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view in February: PST LA/LA: Carmen Argote Guadalajara/LA


Craft & Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Dates/Hours: February 21–24, Tuesday through Friday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

On view in February: Melting Point: Movements in Contemporary Ceramics


Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Dates/Hours: February 19–25, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Friday 11:00 AM–8:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM–7:00 PM (closed Wednesdays)

On view in February: A Tale of Two Persian Carpets (One by One): The Ardabil and Coronation Carpets; Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985; Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici; Richard Prince: Untitled (Cowboy)


Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Dates/Hours: February 21–24, Monday through Friday: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; closed Tuesdays

On view in February: Selections from the Permanent Collection; Storefront: Full Haus


Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Dates/Hours: February 21–24, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Friday: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM; Monday and Tuesday: closed

On view in February: Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago


Norton Simon Museum
411 West Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105

Dates/Hours: February 19–25, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 12:00–5:00 PM; Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM–8:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Tuesday: closed

On view in February: Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor; Rembrandt’s “Self Portrait at the Age of 34” on loan from The National Gallery, London; Rembrandt: Prints ‘of a Particular Spirit’


Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90033

Dates/Hours: February 20-24, Tuesday through Friday: 9am-5pm; Saturday: 12pm-5pm

On view in February: Getty PST LA/LA exhibition: Dia de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future


Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Dates/Hours: February 20–25, Tuesday through Friday: 12:00–5:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

On view in February: Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico; Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA; Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America; Noah’s Ark


The Broad
221 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Dates/Hours: February 21–24, Wednesday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM, Thursday, Friday: 11:00 AM–8:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM–8:00 PM (outside the special Wednesday, 5:00–7:00 PM block)

CAA conference attendees will receive complimentary front of line access to the museum and third floor permanent collection galleries during our regular public hours throughout the conference. Conference attendees will show their badge for access.

Please note: CAA members will be able to purchase tickets onsite to visit your special exhibition, Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’.

Museum Discounts

Japanese American National Museum

100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Dates/Hours: February 20–25,  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday–Sunday: 11:00 AM–5:00 PM; Thursday: 12:00–8:00 PM

The Japanese American National Museum will offer CAA conference attendees a 50% discount on regular adult admission with conference badge.

On view in February: Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, and Common Ground: The Heart of Community, the museum’s ongoing core exhibition that chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present.

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