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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

  • Billy Wilder Theater
    Billy Wilder Theater

    The Billy Wilder Theater, located in the Hammer Museum, is home to the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s renowned cinematheque and the museum’s engaging and provocative public programs. The theater is one of the most advanced, comfortable and intimate cultural venues on the West Coast.

    Location: 10899 Wilshire Blvd., at Westwood Blvd., Westwood Village

    Phone: (310) 206-8013

  • Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center
    Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center

    The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center, designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects, houses the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture’s departments of Art and Design|Media Arts. The complex includes 150,000 square feet of interactive multimedia facilities, studio space, classrooms and galleries for student exhibitions and public presentations, including the New Wight Gallery.

    Location: Northeast campus

    Phone: (310) 825-9007

    Admission: Free

  • Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center
    Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center

    The Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center gives faculty and students access to the latest advances in music technology. The complex includes a high-tech recording studio, mixing rooms, spaces for rehearsal and teaching, a café and social space for students, and the Mike Curb Music and Technology Lab.

    Location: Northeast campus, adjacent to Schoenberg Music Building

    Phone: (310) 825-4761

  • Freud Playhouse
    Freud Playhouse

    Freud Playhouse, a 567-seat theater with a large proscenium stage, hosts numerous performances by both student and professional actors.

    Location: Northeast campus, Macgowan Hall

    Phone: (310) 825-2101

  • Geffen Playhouse
    Geffen Playhouse

    Geffen Playhouse is a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene, noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its mix of classic and contemporary plays, new works and musicals. Affiliated with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, the Geffen is also an educational resource that provides students with master classes, internships, College Nights and other student tickets. Read about the 2018/19 season and learn about the Geffen’s student engagement program, which boasts several ways for students to interact with the work being produced.

    Location: 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood Village

    Phone: (310) 208-5454

  • Royce Hall
    Royce Hall

    Royce Hall, home of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, is an architectural landmark and one of the four original buildings on the Westwood campus. Constructed in 1929, Royce Hall was modeled after a basilica in Milan, Italy. The 1,836-seat auditorium hosts a wide variety of world-renowned performing artists every year.

    CAP UCLA, the public-facing organization for the performing arts at UCLA, is dedicated to the advancement of the contemporary performing arts in all disciplines — dance, music, spoken word and theater — as well as the emerging digital, collaborative and cross-platforms utilized by today’s leading artists.

    Weekend Performances:
    Tickets for An Evening with Pat Metheny on Friday, October 26 go on sale July 16. Call or visit the Central Ticket Office and mention Bruin Family Weekend to get special discounted pricing. Offer only available via phone or in person.

    Location: North campus, in Dickson Plaza

    Phone: (310) 825-2101 (Central Ticket Office)

MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES AND GARDENS

  • Charles E. Young Research Library
    Charles E. Young Research Library

    The Charles E. Young Research Library supports graduate students and faculty by providing research-level collections and services in the humanities, social sciences, education, government information and maps. Renovations have transformed the major public areas of this classic mid-century design into comfortable, innovative spaces for individual and group research and collaboration, cultural and intellectual exchange, and quiet contemplation.

    Location: Northeast campus

    Phone: (310) 825-4732

    Hours: Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
    Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • Fowler Museum
    Fowler Museum

    The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, past and present. The Fowler enhances the understanding of world cultures through dynamic exhibitions, publications and public programs, informed by interdisciplinary approaches and the perspectives of the cultures represented. Contemporary artwork is presented within the complex frameworks of politics, culture and social action.

    Current Exhibits:

    Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths; World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean; Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives; Reflecting Culture: The Francis E. Fowler Jr. Collection of Silver

    Location: North campus, west of Royce Hall

    Phone: (310) 825-4361

    Admission: Free

    Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Noon – 5:00 p.m.

  • Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden
    Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

    The Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden is one of the most distinguished outdoor sculpture collections in the nation, spanning more than five acres and showcasing more than 70 works by distinguished modern and contemporary artists. The garden features distinctive Southern California flora amidst a parklike setting. Figural and abstract works complement the landscape to create a harmonious environment for conversation and reflection.

    Location: Northeast campus

    Admission: Free

  • Hammer Museum
    Hammer Museum

    The Hammer Museum offers exhibitions and collections that span classic to contemporary art, as well as more than 300 public programs annually — including film screenings, lectures, symposia, readings, music performances and workshops — that spark meaningful encounters with art and ideas.

    Current Exhibit:
    Adrian Piper: Concepts and Intuitions, 1965–2016 is a selection from the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the work of Adrian Piper, the result of a four-year collaboration between Piper, the Hammer Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Drawings and Prints. This retrospective comprises over 270 works gathered from public and private collections around the world. The exhibition encompasses the wide range of diverse mediums that Piper has explored for over 50 years: drawing, photography, video, multimedia installation, performance, painting, sculpture and sound.

    Location: 10899 Wilshire Boulevard at Westwood Blvd, Westwood Village

    Phone: (310) 443-7000

    Admission: Free

    Hours: Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
    Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

    The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden, tucked away in a serene, wooded corner at the southeast end of campus, maintains one of the most important botanical collections in the United States. The 7.5-acre garden is a living, breathing museum with over 3,000 species of plants — including desert, Mediterranean and tropical rainforest plants — from all around the world. Docent-led tours are available by appointment for groups of eight.

    Location: Southeast campus, Tiverton and Hilgard avenues

    Phone: (310) 825-1260

    Admission: Free

    Hours: Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Powell Library
    Powell Library

    Powell Library provides support for the learning and research needs of UCLA undergraduate students and other library visitors. Its programs and collaborations foster students’ academic success and participation in UCLA research through services that include instructional and research consultations offered in multi-use teaching and learning spaces. Powell Library also offers exhibits and programs, including readings and concerts, organized in collaboration with partners campuswide.

    Location: Dickson Plaza, south of Royce Hall

    Phone: (310) 825-1938

    Hours: Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
    Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

ATHLETICS AND RECREATION

  • Athletics Hall of Fame
    Athletics Hall of Fame

    Athletics Hall of Fame showcases UCLA’s athletic prowess. In addition to being the first university to reach 100 NCAA championships, UCLA has won a gold medal in every Olympics in which the U.S. has competed since 1932. UCLA’s rich history is captured in this 8,000-square-foot facility, which is home to the Heisman Trophy and an inspirational re-creation of legendary coach John Wooden’s personal “den.”

    Location: Central campus, J.D. Morgan Center, east of Pauley Pavilion

    Phone: (310) 825-8699

    Admission: Free

    Hours: For Bruin Family Weekend, the Hall of Fame will be open
    Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.;
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Jackie Robinson Monument
    Jackie Robinson Monument

    The Jackie Robinson Monument is a lasting memorial to one of UCLA’s most celebrated alumni and the first player to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. The 42-inch bronze “42” displays a plaque with one of Robinson’s most oft-quoted sayings: “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”

    Location: Central campus, in front of John Wooden Recreation Center

    Admission: Free

  • UCLA Athletics
    UCLA Athletics

    UCLA Athletics is synonymous with tradition and pride. For a list of events taking place during Bruin Family weekend, visit the UCLA Athletics website.

    Friday, October 26
    Women’s Volleyball: UCLA vs. Cal
    Pauley Pavilion
    7:00 p.m.
    Admission: Free with your UCLA Bruin Family Weekend nametag

    Saturday, October 27
    Men’s Basketball Exhibition Game: UCLA vs. New York Institute of Technology
    Pauley Pavilion
    7:30 p.m.
    Admission: $10 for Bruin Family Weekend guests; visit Bruin Central for more information

    Sunday, October 28
    Women’s Volleyball: UCLA vs. Stanford
    Pauley Pavilion
    4:00 p.m.
    Admission: Free with your UCLA Bruin Family Weekend nametag

  • UCLA Recreation
    UCLA Recreation

    UCLA Recreation is where Bruins “learn, move and excel” on their way to healthy, active lifestyles. Experience a part of student life by showing your Bruin Family Weekend badge at any of UCLA’s outstanding recreation facilities, where you can work out, swim, play tennis, climb the rock wall and more. Don’t miss the chance to visit the John Wooden Center, UREC’s main facility featuring state-of-the-art fitness equipment, basketball/racquetball/squash courts and a variety of fitness classes and recreational programs.

    Phone: (310) 206-8307

  • UCLA Store
    UCLA Store

    UCLA Store, an enterprise of the Associated Students, encompasses five locations on campus and is the largest college store in sales in the nation. The main location in Ackerman Union features eight departments including BearWear, BookZone, Computer Store and The Market convenience store.

    Location: Central campus, A-Level and B-Level of Ackerman Union

    Phone: (310) 825-7711

    Hours: Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;
    Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CAMPUS RESTAURANTS

  • Ackerman Union
    Ackerman Union

    Ackerman Union is your destination for every appetite. Avenue A and Terrace Court Patio offer familiar favorites. Diners will also find gourmet to-go sandwiches and salads at Curbside, a full-service coffee menu at Bruin Buzz; a salad and soup bar at Greenhouse, self-serve frozen yogurt and sweet treats by the ounce at Sweetspot; and boba and shaved iced desserts at Lollicup.

    Location: Central campus

    Hours: Please visit the Student Union website for the complete list of campus restaurant hours.

  • Lu Valle Commons
    Lu Valle Commons

    Lu Valle Commons offers a variety of lunch choices:

    Burger Assembly: grilled burgers and chicken, veggie or turkey sandwiches served with crispy skinny and sweet potato fries. Epazote: build your own burrito, burrito bowls and tacos. Tossed: fresh salads made to order.

    Location: Northeast campus

    Hours: Please visit the Student Union website for the complete list of campus restaurant hours.

  • Jimmy’s Coffeehouse
    Jimmy’s Coffeehouse

    Stop by for all of your coffeehouse favorites and bakery items.

    Location: Northeast campus, next to Lu Valle Commons

    Hours: Please visit the Student Union website for the complete list of campus restaurant hours.