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Museum Free-For-All

If one of your resolutions was to get up close and personal with more art this year, congratulations! Your hour has come! This Saturday, January 30th, you and your friends can get into over 30 museums in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas totally free as part of the 11th Annual Museums Free-For-All.

It’s the perfect opportunity to check out that museum you’ve always been curious about but never tried or visit an old favorite and explore their collections. General admission is free, but special exhibition tickets are not included and parking fees are still required where applicable.

Here is the official list of participating museums from So Cal Museums:

  • Annenberg Space for Photography
  • Armory Space for Photography
  • Autry Museum of the American West (Includes free admission to the Autry in Griffith Park & Autry’s historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington campus)
  • The Broad
  • California African American Museum
  • California Science Center (Does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions or IMAX films. Timed reservations are required for space shuttle Endeavour.)
  • Craft & Folk Art Museum (Sun, January 31, 2016)
  • Descanso Gardens
  • Fowler Museum at UCLA
  • Getty Center
  • The Getty Villa (Timed tickets required. Visit
  • Hammer Museum
  • Laguna Art Museum
  • The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (Does not include Ice Age Encounters or 3D Theatre)
  • LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art/LACMA (Does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions)
  • Japanese American National Museum
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/MOCA
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • Museum of Tolerance (Sun, January 31, 2016)
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • Orange County Museum of Art
  • The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits
  • The Paley Center for Media
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Skirball Cultural Center (Sun, January 31, 2016. Noah’s Ark timed-entry, one-hour tickets are limited and distributed first-come, first-served.)
  • Sunnylands
  • Torrance Art Museum
  • USC Pacific Asia Museum
  • William S. Hart Museum
  • Zimmer Children’s Museum (Sun, January 31, 2016)

Check out our tips on how to do The Broad HERE & The Rain Room at LACMA HERE. Now go get your art on!

Full info can be found on the So Cal Museums website:

Words by Christina Huntington // Photography by Sarah Prikryl

© 2016 Sirens and Scoundrels





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