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Marciano Art Foundation

Museums, Art and design Central LA Free
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Marciano Art Foundation (Photograph: Michael Juliano)
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Photograph: Michael Juliano

The Marciano Art Foundation has taken over an old Masonic temple on Wilshire Boulevard and turned it into a massive contemporary art museum. It’s more than just a means for Guess co-founders Maurice and Paul Marciano to store and show off their private collection, though; the brothers have crafted the space to be an artist’s playground, particularly the massive ground-floor theater gallery, which has hosted large-scale works from the likes of Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson. In turn, they’ve birthed a museum that balances traditional white-walled gallery spaces (or in the case of a permanent Yayoi Kusama installation, red-and-white polka-dotted walls) with cavernous halls whose only limitation is an artist’s creativity. Admission is free, though timed tickets are required and are available a month in advance.

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Venue name: Marciano Art Foundation
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Address: 4357 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles
90010
Opening hours: Thu, Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 11am–5pm
Price: Free with timed ticket
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  • Performance art Until Sunday December 1 2019 Free

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There can never be enough free museums in LA! Marciano is a great addition to the art scene, with very eclectic life sized pieces. Not only are there 3 floors of art, but there is also a room dedicated to history of the Masonic temple. You can easily spend an hour here! There's free parking for ticket holders, but make sure to reserve it ahead of time.