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Klaus Biesenbach’s Sudden Departure from MOCA Leaves Lingering Questions

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s director seemed happy to lead the museum with a partner—until he wasn’t
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The Academy Museum’s Launch Is Off to a Star-Studded Start

The long-awaited addition to L.A.'s museum row is pulling out all the stops in advance of its September 30 opening
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The Academy Museum Is Going to Be Awesome—and So Is Its Gift Shop

Another reason to be excited about the opening of the Academy Museum? The goodies in the Museum Store
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Hollywood’s Vogue Theater Gets Another Life at 86

Later this year, the Hollywood Boulevard landmark is set to reopen as the Vogue Multicultural Museum
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Conservators at the Academy Museum Are Preserving a Piece of ’80s Movie History

We got a sneak peek at painstaking work that's underway to restore a six-foot-tall puppet from Jim Henson's 1982 film 'The Dark Crystal'
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How Debutante Culture Became Part of Black Life in L.A.

Presenting teen girls at balls and cotillions has been a high-society tradition since the 18th century, but in the African American community, the ritual is about so much more
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A Guide to L.A.-Area Museum Reopenings

Everything you need to know about what's open, what's on, and how to get tickets
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Since LACMA Sold His House, Michael Govan Has Been Chilling in a Trailer Park

Since exiting two LACMA-funded manses, the controversial museum director has been camping out in slightly different Malibu digs

Petition Calls for L.A. to Allow Indoor Museums to Reopen

Some say it's unfair to allow malls and commercial art galleries to operate indoors while public museums remain shuttered

A New Exhibit at the Skirball Center Goes Inside American Communities in Tatters

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book ’Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope’ comes to life as a virtual display of photos and stories