Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden

An annual highlight of the Los Angeles cultural calendar, the Hammer Museum’s Gala in the Garden celebrates the artists, innovators, and icons who have made profound contributions to society through their work.


Our fifteenth annual Gala in the Garden honoring Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als will take place on Saturday, October 14, 2017.


Each year, proceeds from the gala provide essential support for all that we do at the Hammer, from landmark exhibitions to provocative public programs to deeply rooted projects with young and emerging L.A. artists. Past honorees have included Joan Didion, Frank Gehry, Diane Keaton, Tony Kushner, and Joni Mitchell, as well as artists Mark Bradford, Barbara Kruger, Cathy Opie, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, and others.

Start Date

October 14, 2017

End Date

October 14, 2017


06:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

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