The bold murals and installations at this museum have been known to bring traffic on Wilshire Boulevard to a crawl. In the heart of Westwood, the Hammer emphasizes the here and now, luring in new museumgoers with splashy, eye-catching displays in the museum's glass entryway. Focused on art and artists of our time, the museum forms a bridge between the city's artistic expression and the forward educational spirit of adjacent UCLA. Selections from Armand Hammer's permanent
collection include works by Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and John Singer Sargent. The 295-seat Billy Wilder Theater ]features selections from UCLA's Film and Television Archive.