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GRAMMY MUSEUM Museum on L.A. Live campus explores music, the creative and recording processes, and Grammy Award history. Continuing Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan; California Dreamin’: The Sounds of Laurel Canyon 1965-1977; Blue Note Records: The Finest in Jazz; Donna Summer: Four Seasons of Love; Pepe Aguilar … La Leyenda Continúa. (See grammymuseum.org for permanent exhibits.) M–F 11:30 am–7:30 pm, Sa–Su 10 am–7:30 pm. $10.95–$12.95, under 6 free. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown, 213.765.6800 Map I15

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HAMMER MUSEUM Traveling shows and installations and permanent collection. Through Sept. 7 Made in L.A. 2014. Opening Sept. 13 Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres; Hammer Projects: N. Dash. Opening Sept. 27 Hammer Projects: Yuri Ancarani. Opening Sept. 28 Mandala of Compassion. Tu–F 11 am–8 pm, Sa–Su 11 am–5 pm. Free admission. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood, 310.443.7000 Map J10

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HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM Located in the historic Max Factor Building, just steps from the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Museum houses 10,000 authentic showbiz treasures that showcase a century of Hollywood’s entertainment industry. Don’t miss Max Factor’s makeup rooms, where Marilyn Monroe became a blonde and Lucille Ball a redhead. W–Su 10 am–5 pm. $5–$15. 1660 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, 323.464.7776 Map H13

MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE www.museumoftolerance.com

9786 west pico boulevard los angeles, ca 90035 t: 310.772.2506

HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTIONS, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS Art, buildings and grounds, with more than a dozen themed gardens. Gallery includes Pinkie and The Blue Boy. Continuing Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War; Highlights of American Drawings and Watercolors from The Huntington’s Art Collections. W-M 10:30 am–4:30 pm. $8–$23, under 5 free. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, 626.405.2141 Map R21 JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM Focus on the Japanese American experience. Through Sept. 14 Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game; Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World. Ongoing Common Ground: The Heart of the Community. Tu–W, F–Su 11 am–5 pm; Th noon–8 pm. $5–$9, under 6 free. 369 E. 1st St., downtown, 213.625.0414 Map H17 LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART Diverse, superb collections housed on 20-acre campus. Opening Sept. 13 Big Quilts in Small Sizes: Children’s Historical Bedcovers. Through Sept. 14 Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky; John Altoon. Through Sept. 28 Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910. Continuing Zuan: Japanese Design Books; Kimono for a Modern Age; Edward Biberman, Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice; The Painted City: Art from Teotihuacan; Miracle Mile; Princely Traditions and Colonial Pursuits in India; The Written Image: Books and Portfolios from the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies; Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington D.C.; Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings 1913–1915; African Cosmos: Stellar Arts; Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting. Ongoing Levitated Mass; Metropolis II; James Turrell, Breathing Light; Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, 2012. M–Tu, Th 11 am–5 pm, F until 8 pm; Sa–Su 10 am–7 pm. $10–$15, under 18 free. LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., 323.857.6000 Map J13

The Rainforest of the Americas exhibit is now open! Home to over 20 exotic animals including giant river otters, howler monkeys and Harpy eagles, all in an exciting naturalistic environment. The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens also offers a carousel, play park, and Safari Shuttle. Conveniently located in beautiful Griffith Park at the intersection of the I-5 and 134 freeways. Plan your visit at www.LAZoo.org.

LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF THE HOLOCAUST The West Coast’s largest archive of Holocaust-era documents, relics and other primary source materials. Interactive and audiovisual exhibits include The World That Was touch-screen table; models include a re-creation of a train car used to transport prisoners and the Sobibor death camp. Continuing The Earth Sings a Sad Song: Europe 1919-1945. Sa–Th 10 am–5 pm, F 10 am–2 pm. Free. Pan Pacific Park, 100 S. The Grove Drive, L.A., 323.651.3704 Map I12

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MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Premier contemporary art museum housed in three facilities. Sept. 13, 20, 27 Step and Repeat (GC). Opening Sept. 20 Andy Warhol: Shadows (GA). Through Sept. 21 Steve

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