Fowler Museum at UCLA

Official Homepage: www.fowler.ucla.edu

Fee: Always free

Sun. 12 PM–5 PM
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. 12 PM–5 PM
Thu. 12 PM–8 PM
Fri. 12 PM–5 PM
Sat. 12 PM–5 PM
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Sunset Boulevard / Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095
(310) 825-4361

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The Fowler (website) is a Museum in Los Angeles.
Official description from Fowler:
The Fowler Museum explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas, past and present. The Fowler seeks to enhance understanding and appreciation of the diverse peoples, cultures, and religions of the world through highly contextualized interpretive exhibitions, publications, and public programming, informed by interdisciplinary approaches and the perspectives of the cultures represented. The Fowler provides exciting and informative exhibitions and events for the UCLA community and the people of greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Wikipedia excerpt:
The Fowler Museum at UCLA or more commonly, The Fowler is a museum on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) which explores art and material culture primarily from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas, past and present. The Fowler seeks to enhance understanding and appreciation of the diverse peoples, cultures, and religions of the world through highly contextualized interpretive exhibitions, publications, and public programming, informed by interdisciplinary approaches and the perspectives of the cultures represented. The Fowler provides exhibitions and events for the UCLA community and the people of greater Los Angeles and beyond. The Fowler is generally home to three to six art exhibitions and also acts as a venue for lectures on cultural topics, musical performances, art workshops, family programs, festivals and more. The museum was established in 1963, and moved into a new facility on September 30, 1992. The Fowler is located in the northern part of UCLA's Westwood Campus, adjacent to Royce Hall and Glorya Kaufman Hall. Admission to the museum is free.

Promotional images for exhibits from Fowler official site

Current Exhibitions

Benue
Feb 13, 2011 – Jul 24, 2011
"Surprises appear at every turn: a strikingly abstract buffalo mask carved of wood; an ax with a tongue-like blade that emerges from a metal figure's mouth; an ominous ceramic spirit vessel with spiky...
Allandesouza
Jan 23, 2011 – May 29, 2011
In a specially commissioned edition of new and recent work, San Francisco-based performance and photo-conceptual artist Allan deSouza uses digital manipulation to play with notions of artistic and technological mastery and to blur the boundaries between photography and painting.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Launchingadream0
Jun 05, 2011 – Sep 18, 2011
Powerful images by photographers Frank Magallanes and Althea Edwards witness the rebirth of ancient maritime traditions of the Southern California coastal and Channel Islands first peoples. Plank-sewn watercraft, the Tongva ti'at and...

Affiliations

Fowler is affiliated with: Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center

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