The L.A.84 Foundation Sports Library houses one of the world s most comprehensive collections of sports information. The collection covers virtually all aspects of amateur and professional sport. It includes approximately 40,000 printed volumes, 6,000 microform volumes, 7,000 videos, 400 periodical titles, and 90,000 photo images.
Address: 2141 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90018
The Getty Center in Los Angeles presents the Getty's collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views.
The Skirball features an extraordinary museum, changing exhibitions, engaging music, theater, comedy, film, family, and literary programs, Zeidler's Café, and Audrey's Museum store, and a new interactive family destination inspired by the Noah's Ark story-all in a stunning architectural setting designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie.
Over 500,000 people visit the Skirball each year. They may be coming to enjoy an exhibition, attend a music program, participate in a meeting hosted by a community organization, educational institution, or local business, or partake in a life-cycle event such as a baby naming, wedding, or memorial service.
The permanent collection includes paintings, photographs, sculpture and artifacts representing the diverse contributions of African Americans. The collection ranges from African art to 19th-century Landscape. Along with its permanent collection, CAAM hosts specially mounted exhibitions curated out of its own collection, as well as traveling exhibitions from other museums.
Recent exhibitions include: "The Whole World's Watching: Peace and Social Justice Movements of the 60's and 70's," "Milton Bowens' Writings on the Walls," "National Pastime in Black and White: The Negro Baseball Leagues," "Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz," "Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide: Portraits of Survival and Hope," "Intersections of South Central: People and Places in Historic and Contemporary Photographs.
The Hollywood Museum features four floors of exhibits (two floors above the lobby and a basement below), offering more than 35,000 square feet of exhibit space.
To put that in perspective, it is seven times the size of the nearby Guinness World of Record Museum (5,200 square feet), almost four times the size of the neighboring Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum (10,000 square feet), and five times Larger than the Warner Bros Museum (at 7,000 square feet). Yet that still isn’t really room enough to do justice to the thousands of items on exhibit here!
The California Science Center offers fun and informative permanent exhibits presented in interactive worlds. Through hands-on experiences in our galleries, you'll learn about human inventions and innovations, the life processes of living things and more. The Science Center also features fantastic special exhibits that change all the time, so visit often to find out what's new!
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near Walt Disney Concert Hall. MOCA's original space, initially intended as a "temporary" exhibit space while the main facility was built, is now known as the Geffen Contemporary, in the Little Tokyo district of downtown Los Angeles. The Pacific Design Center facility is in nearby West Hollywood.
The museum's exhibits consist primarily of American and European contemporary art created since 1940. Since the museum’s inception, MOCA’s programming has been defined by its multi-disciplinary approach to contemporary art.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Protects over 35 million specimens, dating back 4.5 billion years. Is a resource for Southern California teachers. Is an authority on the "big picture" of the pL.A.net, the natural and the cultural world. Tracks the Earth's biodiversity, because knowing what is out there is the first step to conservation.
The Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles. Rancho La Brea is one of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the Largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world. Visitors can learn about Los Angeles as it was between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Last Ice Age, when animals such as saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed the Los Angeles Basin. Through windows at the Page Museum Laboratory, visitors can watch bones being cleaned and repaired. Outside the Museum, in Hancock Park, life-size replicas of several extinct mammals are featured.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is an educational and research institution established by Henry E. Huntington in San Marino, in the San Rafael Hills near Pasadena, California in the United States. In addition to the Library, the institution displays an art collection strong in English portraits and French eighteenth-century furniture in the mansion, and San Marino and botanical gardens that feature sections for the historic Cactus collection, the Zen Garden, the Chinese Scholar’s Garden, and many other specialty gardens.
The GRAMMY Museum is an exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying a vibrant new space in downtown Los Angeles. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind visitor experience - engaging, educational, celebratory and inspirational.
- Debuted December 2008 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the GRAMMY Awards - One-of-a-kind, 30,000 square foot museum with interactive, permanent and traveling exhibits - Four floors of dynamic and stimulating exhibit space - More than two dozen exhibits that explore the greatest GRAMMY music, everything from rock and hip-hop to country, classical, Latin, R&B, and jazz - 200 seat state-of-the-art Clive Davis Theater - Target Terrace - Roof top terrace perfect for special programs and private events - Interesting and thought-provoking educational and public programs featuring films, lectures and performances
IOC WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN AND SPORT TOGETHERSTRONGER: The Future of Sport 16-18 FEBRUARY 2012 | LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA