Explore UCLA

Expectations, excelled. Experiences, enriched. Find it all, right on campus.

UCLA is a world-class academic institution and a world-famous destination for entertainment, cultural exploration and athletic feats. Every year, an estimated half-million people visit the campus to enjoy more than 1,000 visual, performing and media arts, plus sporting events that feature both internationally renowned guest professionals and gifted UCLA students.

On any given day, you’ll find top-tier performers from around the world at Royce Hall, professional theater performances at the Geffen Playhouse and dance or music events at the Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater or Schoenberg Hall. For film and television buffs, the Billy Wilder Theater features selections from the extensive UCLA Film & Television Archives.

If art or cultural interests are your passion, the Fowler Museum, the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, or the Armand Hammer Museum are located just a short walk from the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center and hotel.

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Walking Guide to the Gardens of UCLA

“Live Well” is the nickname of UCLA’s Healthy Campus Initiative – a campus-wide wellness movement with the goal of making UCLA the healthiest university campus in America.

The Live Well movement is being integrated into the UCLA community by utilizing groups, programs, activities and places that already exist on the campus. This Gardens of UCLA Walking Guide encourages campus visitors to enjoy a healthy walk to one or all of UCLA’s five beautiful garden areas. Learn more at: healthy.ucla.edu

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UCLA Central Ticket Office

Guests at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and hotel enjoy special Bruin rate discounts to local theme parks/attractions, movie theaters, and bus passes. Visit the Central Ticketing Office just outside of our doors to purchase tickets with cash or debit cards from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Center for the Art of Performance (CAP) at UCLA

Featuring an astounding array of performers, the Center for the Art of Performance showcases contemporary dance, music, spoken word and theater, as well as the emerging digital, collaborative and cross-art platforms inspired by today’s leading creators.

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Fowler Museum at UCLA

Explore global cultures and artwork, past and present, at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Exhibits are focused on pieces from Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas with an aim toward fostering appreciation of the diverse peoples, cultures and religions of the world.

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Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

One of the most lauded outdoor sculpture collections in the country, the tranquil Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden features 70 sculptures and spans more than five acres on the northeast corner of campus.

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Geffen Playhouse

The Geffen Playhouse is a Los Angeles treasure and presents a body of work that garners national recognition each year. The Geffen is noted for its welcoming, intimate stages and celebrated for its commitment to the development of new theatrical works.

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The Hammer Museum

The popular Hammer Museum is a unique, cutting-edge arts institution that connects the classics and the contemporary through its varied collections, wide-ranging exhibitions and thought-provoking programs. Admission to all exhibitions and public programs is free and open to the public.

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UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame

For an up close look at UCLA’s team trophies and other memorabilia, visit the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame. Visit a replica of legendary UCLA Coach John Wooden’s Den, see video highlights of great moments in UCLA sports history, learn about UCLA’s Olympic heritage and much more. If you’d like to make your own Bruin sports memories, attend one of more than 20 NCAA team seasonal events. Purchase tickets at the Central Ticket Office in the James West Center adjacent to the Luskin Conference Center and hotel.

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UCLA Store

Staffed by friendly and knowledgeable students, browse the UCLA Store’s huge inventory of UCLA-themed souvenirs, gifts, and clothing, as well as computer accessories and supplies. The UCLA Store is conveniently located just a short walk from your hotel room at the Luskin Conference Center.

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UCLA Events Calendar

UCLA Happenings, the official campus events calendar, provides up-to-the-minute event information for everything happening here at UCLA. Take a look–you might just be surprised!