Art & Museums

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Way of the Elders: The Buddha in Modern Theravada Traditions

April 12, 2011–March 25, 2012

LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

Works in this exhibition illustrate a range of media produced in Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand from the eighteenth century to the present. They represent the Buddha in a variety of forms, as figures in his previous births, as the Buddha with monks and lay worshippers, and as symbols, such as the Buddha’s footprints.

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Beverly Hills Library

9/11 Memorial Exhibit

Through December 2011

Beverly Hills Library, 444 N Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills

It documents how the Beverly Hills Fire Department acquired the piece of metal from one of the World Trade Center towers. The exhibit will also show the planning of the Beverly Hills 9/11 Memorial Garden and will display memorabilia of Capt. Charles F. Burlingame III.

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Beverly Hills

Crew Call 2011: Celebrating the Crafts

Through December 18, 2011

The Academy Grand Lobby Gallery, 8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

The Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers returns to the Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery with a show of more than 115 new images, taken on film sets by 25 of their members. The Society’s previous exhibition, “Take 2,” was on display at the Academy in 2005.

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This Week at the Getty Center & Getty Villa

Getty Center

Family Art Stops

Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00 and 2:30 pm

Getty Center, Los Angeles
Free; Sign-up required

Enjoy a playful introduction to art with Family Art Stops, a half-hour, hands-on gallery experience geared for families.

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