This Saturday, July 17th from 11am – 6pm the Hammer Museum & Machine Project invite you to participate in a day-long sound installation by composer Chris Kallmyer. “All visitors will be issued a small bell, which they can wear as they move through the galleries, courtyard, lobby, and other public spaces. Admission to the museum will be FREE of charge to all participants. Additional bell related sound pieces will take place throughout the day, including circulating ice cream carts, animatronic Santa bells in the museum’s coatroom, and an African bell ensemble.”

If you aren’t familiar with the Hammer Museum, it’s a “cutting-edge arts institution that connects the classics and the contemporary through its varied collections, wide-ranging exhibitions, and provocative program.” Located on the UCLA campus, the museum is opened Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (11am – 7pm), Thursdays (11am – 9pm) & Sundays (11am – 5pm). Admission is usually $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 65+ & UCLA Alumni Association Members with ID,  FREE for visitors 17 & under (when accompanied by an adult), & FREE for all visitors on Thursdays.

Be sure to check out their Hammer Kids Programs. Sunday, July 18th is a Dream House Workshop featuring Ellen Seiden, Sunday, August 15th is a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang movie screening, Sunday August 22nd is a Musical & Written Phrases Workshop featuring Brendan Carn.

xoxo, K
image via the Hammer Museum