Author: Suzi Emmerling

The Broad Museum Attracts 820,000+ Visitors in Inaugural Year

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad Museum Attracts 820,000+ Visitors in Inaugural Year Attendance nearly triple pre-opening projections as diverse audience flocks to L.A.’s newest contemporary art museum Photo by Jamie Pham LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2016—In its inaugural year, The Broad attracted more than 820,000 visitor—nearly triple its pre-opening projections and the… Read more »

The Broad to Present Fall 2016 Season of Public Programming

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad to Present Fall 2016 Season of Public Programming Line-up includes a talk with artist Julie Mehretu, a performance by Polaris Music Prize winning artist Tanya Tagaq, and music, film and family programs to animate the Broad collection of contemporary art Clockwise from top left: Julie Mehretu, photo… Read more »

The Broad Foundation Establishes $1 Million Endowment to Provide After-School Help for Homeless, Low-Income Students Across City

Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, kdenne@broadfoundation.org The Broad Foundation Establishes $1 Million Endowment to Provide After-School Help for Homeless, Low-Income Students Across City LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2016—For homeless students with nowhere to go after school and low-income students whose families can’t afford computers or internet access, free afterschool homework centers in 34 branches of… Read more »

The Broad to Host Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Exhibition in Fall 2017

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad to Host Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Exhibition in Fall 2017 Image credits: Installation view of Infinity Mirror Room—Phalli’s Field, 1965, in Floor Show, Castellane Gallery, New York, 1965, courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; David Zwirner, New York; The Obliteration Room, 2002, collaboration between… Read more »

Gerun Riley Named President of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5049, kdenne@broadfoundation.org Gerun Riley Named President of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2016—Gerun Riley has been named president of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the founders and board vice chairman announced today. A longtime employee and confidante of Eli and Edythe Broad, Riley will work… Read more »

The Broad to Present New Thematic Collection Installation Creature This Fall

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad to Present New Thematic Collection Installation Creature This Fall 50+ works by artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, George Condo, Ellen Gallagher, Leon Golub, Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer, Thomas Houseago, Takashi Murakami, Tony Oursler, Susan Rothenberg explore the human and the animal Image credits (clockwise): Leon Golub, White Squad… Read more »

The Broad Presents Polaris Prize Winning Artist Tanya Tagaq on Oct. 1 as Next Program in Feminist Performance Series

Media Contacts Jonathan Williger, 323-662-3865, jonathan@motormouthmedia.com Judy Miller Silverman, 323-662-3865, judy@motormouthmedia.com Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad Presents Polaris Prize Winning Artist Tanya Tagaq on Oct. 1 as Next Program in Feminist Performance Series Tanya Tagaq, photo by Nadya Kwandibens LOS ANGELES, Aug.9, 2016—The Broad announced today that renowned Canadian-born Inuit improvisational performer, composer, actor… Read more »

The Broad Collection Acquires 29 Artworks, Adds Six New Artists During The Broad Museum’s Inaugural Year

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad Collection Acquires 29 Artworks, Adds Six New Artists During The Broad Museum’s Inaugural Year Museum Deepens Holdings of Works by Los Angeles Artists and Artists of the “Pictures Generation” Image credits (clockwise): Ericka Beckman, You The Better, 1983/2015; Tauba Auerbach, Shadow Weave–Chiral Fret Wave, 2015; Oscar Murillo,… Read more »

IDEA Public Schools Named Top Public Charter School System in America as Winner of 2016 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Media Contact Molly O’Brian, 703-863-8773, Molly@larsonpr.com IDEA Public Schools Named Top Public Charter School System in America as Winner of 2016 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools $250,000 prize awarded to high-achieving charter school network serving disadvantaged students NASHVILLE, TENN., June 27, 2016—IDEA Public Schools is the winner of the 2016 Broad Prize for Public… Read more »

The Broad Presents Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life

  Media Contacts Jenny Isakowitz, 646-589-0923, jisakowitz@fitzandco.com Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org The Broad Presents Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life More than 120 works by the groundbreaking artist will be on view June 11 through Oct. 2 in The Broad’s first special exhibition; first Cindy Sherman show in L.A. in 19 years to debut new works… Read more »