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LACMA is Free This Sunday to Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary!

April 23, 2015 by Christina Champlin

Looking for a great way to spend your Sunday? Celebrate a half-century of excellence at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with free admission and tickets to special exhibitions.

As part of the 50th anniversary LACMA visitors on Sunday will have free admission to the museum and its special exhibitions including Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School, an exhibit featuring forty-five outstanding American landscape paintings from the nineteenth-century. Artists represented in the exhibition include Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and Albert Bierstadt who are considered leaders of the American landscape movement.

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Urban Light Sculpture at LACMA

Credit: Jimmy Baikovicius via flickr

LACMA will also debut the highly anticipated exhibit 50 for 50: Gifts on the Occasion of LACMA’s Anniversary. The exhibition will display 50 out of LACMA’s over 120,000 incredible gifts from generous donors throughout the years. A selection of highlights from the recent, history making contribution of A. Jerrold Perenchio who donated 47 pieces of art work to LACMA including works from Degas, Monet and Picasso will also be revealed in this exhibition along with donations of Warhols, art from Africa and decorative arts.

Free tickets to 50 for 50 and other special exhibitions will be given out on a first come, first serve basis.

LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles. Sunday hours are 10am to 7pm.

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