Museum Closings This Week: The Spider Pavilion & More

Lunch? | Photo by Matthew Robinson, taken at the Spider Pavilion at the NHM of Los Angeles, via Creative Commons

A weekly guide showing you what museum exhibitions are closing this week around Southern California. To see what's opening this week, click here.

The Hammer Museum
During his residency at the Hammer Museum, Mexican artist Yoshua Okón created a two-channel video installation, Octopus, on view until the end of the week. In this sociological commentary, Guatemalan Day Laborers act out combative poses, writhe on the ground military-style, and stand on guard in shopping carts in the parking lot of a Los Angeles Home Depot.
Ends November 6, 2011

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Natural History Museum
It's your last chance to see spiders from Malaysia, New Orleans California and beyond spin their webs in an open Pavilion at the Natural History Museum. Enter the Spider Pavilion, overcome your fears and learn what these incredible creatures have to offer. Want a sneak peak before you go? Watch KCET's video on the exhibit.
Ends November 6, 2011

Pomona College Museum of Art
A part of the Pacific Standard Time, Part I of It Happened in Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973 will be closing this weekend. The initial exhibition focuses on Hal Glicksman, the curator/director in the academic year of 1969-1970.
Part I ends November 6; Exhibit continues to May 13, 2012

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