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The Broad

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The Broad
221 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Venue Type: Museum


QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Tue-Wed 11-5; Thu-Fri 11-8; Sat 10-8; Sun 10-6
Phone
+1 310-399-4004
Cost
General admission to The Broad is free
DESCRIPTION

The Broad is a new contemporary art museum being built by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The museum, which is designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, will open to the public on September 20, 2015. The museum will be home to the nearly 2,000 works of art in The Broad Art Foundation and the Broads’ personal collections, which are among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. With its innovative “veil-and-vault” concept, the 120,000-square-foot, $140 million building will feature two floors of gallery space to showcase The Broad’s comprehensive collection and will be the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library. The Broad is also building a 24,000-square-foot public plaza adjacent to the museum to add another parcel of critical green space to Grand Avenue.