Hammer Museum CA

Opened in 1990, the Hammer explores the capacity of art to impact and illuminate our lives. Through its collections, exhibitions and public programs, the Hammer examines the depth and diversity of artistic expression through the centuries, with a special emphasis on the art and ideas of our time. The Hammer demonstrates the crucial role of artists in all aspects of human experience, and advances UCLA's mission by contributing to the intellectual life of the University and the world beyond.