Hammer Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary with 20 Days of Free Admission

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LOS ANGELES, CA.- Twenty years ago this November the Hammer Museum first opened its doors. To celebrate the occasion, the Hammer is offering 20 DAYS OF FREE ADMISSION, November 26 to December 18. Visitors are invited to bring family and friends to enjoy world class art exhibitions, public programs including screenings, readings and lectures, an open air courtyard with a full-service café, and one of the best bookstores in the city. When the Hammer opened to the public in 1990, it was a museum dedicated to the vision and collection of one man — Armand Hammer. In the twenty years since, the Hammer has grown remarkably, presenting an impressive array of art from the classics to the cutting edge. “It is hard to imagine that only two decades ago a parking lot and gas station occupied the space where the Hammer now stands. Over the last several years we have worked hard to make the Hammer a thriving public museum, urban g