Casablanca exhibit at The Academy Museum in Los Angeles

Seasonal Guide

Unlock the city's hidden gems and hottest happenings with our curated selection of events and activities tailored to ignite your next L.A. adventure.

Please contact the concierge to obtain tickets for these or any other events and attractions that may have caught your eye:

Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit

Hip hop turns 50 this year, and the Grammy Museum honors all aspects of its culture in this extensive exhibition. Dive into a colorful journey through the genre’s past and present, from portraits of the Sugar Hill Gang, to a handwritten essay by Tupac, to Kanye’s 2006 Grammy costume. Loud, bold and interactive, the Sonic Playground is a stand-out feature, inviting visitors to get creative by rapping, DJing and sampling.

Grammy Museum
Until September 4, 2024

Close up of a tuxedo on a mannequin with a wall plaque in a museum exhibit

Significant Movies and Moviemakers: Casablanca

Endlessly quotable and effortlessly suave, Casablanca is frequently named as one of the greatest movies of all time. This exhibition explores the enduring appeal of the WWII classic. The gallery presents props, memorabilia and anecdotes from the original production, while explaining the historical context that influenced the filmmaking process in 1942.

The Academy Museum
February 19 - January 5, 2025

Casablanca exhibit at The Academy Museum in Los Angeles

Symphonies For Youth

The power of music is ageless, so these child-friendly concerts were designed to introduce classical music to the next generation. World-renowned musicians, Gehry’s stunning concert hall and a series of pre-show activities combine for an inspiring day out. Aimed at mini maestros aged 5 to 11, the drama, joy and spectacle are sure to create a host of life-long music lovers.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
Dates vary

Close up of child playing piano

Ed Ruscha / Now Then

For over sixty years, Ed Ruscha has been transforming the everyday into the extraordinary. His is a practice rooted in American society, with Los Angeles a continual source of inspiration. Now, LACMA reflects on Ruscha’s incredible contribution to the arts with the first cross-media retrospective in over two decades – touching on his early works created in Europe to his more recent installations.

April 7 – October 6

Minimalist art of a red gas station with a light blue sky. A sign reads: Standard.