Two Nasher Museum staffers crisscrossed Los Angeles over the course of five days to take in six art museums, three progressive art galleries, one storefront event space (involving a lot of artists), one museum exhibition opening event, one artist’s studio, one international museum web conference and a mystery theatre production in a basement. We visited the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Grand, and also MOCA Geffen; the new Broad Museum; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Getty Center; and the Hammer Museum at U.C.L.A. Below is some of what we learned. Observation Deck
As our plane approached the LAX… MORE
Wendy Hower has been the manager of marketing and communications at the Nasher Museum since April 2004. Before that, she was a print journalist for 15 years at newspapers in Boston, Alaska and North Carolina. She has two teen-age children and a chocolate Labrador retriever.
J Caldwell is online community coordinator and photographer at the Nasher Museum, where he has taken pictures since 2008. His previous career was testing the hearing of fruit flies as an anesthesiology research fellow at Duke. His calico cat Lotte is a reluctant photo model.
Sarah is the Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director of the Nasher Museum.