The Autry Museum Is Investigating the Histories of Griffith Park—and It Needs Your Help

As the park's quasquicentennial approaches, the Autry is collecting memories
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L.A.’s Velvet Painting Museum Is Hanging on for Dear Life in Chinatown

The future is hazy at Velveteria, the city’s kitschiest cultural institution

Here Are the Angelenos We’re Rooting for in 2019

From podcasters to politicians, we're keeping an eye on these L.A. movers and shakers
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This Toy Museum Imagines a Way Darker (and Funnier) Version of Your Childhood

Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys is full of weirdo products and "alternative history"
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The Paley Center Is Saying Goodbye Its Physical Space in Beverly Hills

The former Museum of Television & Radio will continue on without a museum on the West Coast
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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Shows Off His Insane Car Collection at the Petersen

The rock icon and serious gearhead made his first public appearance since entering rehab last year
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A Mammoth Makeover Is Coming to the La Brea Tar Pits

At 38,000 years old, we thought it looked great for its age
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Kitschy ’70s L.A. Plant Culture Is Coming Back to Life

The Getty celebrates the reissue of “Mother Earth’s Plantasia” with a countercultural garden party
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These L.A. Institutions Have Kids Covered During the Teachers Strike

The L.A. Zoo, the Natural History Museum, and more are offering free (and paid) programs for kids during the strike
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A Landmark Exhibit Celebrating Black Power Is Coming to the Broad—and It’s Almost Time to Get Tickets

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is the museum's can't-miss exhibit of 2019