Arts & Culture at UCLA
Featuring an astounding array of performers, the Center for the Art of Performance showcases arts and entertainment at UCLA. This includes contemporary dance, music, spoken word and theater, as well as the emerging digital, collaborative and cross-art platforms inspired by today’s leading creators.
Built in 1929 as one of UCLA’s first campus structures, Royce Hall has become a celebrated, iconic venue for performing arts, including theatre, musical performance and other showcases of talent from artists around the world. Royce Hall also hosts important speaking engagements such as the TEDxUCLA conference.
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.
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.
Guests at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel enjoy special UCLA Bruin rate discounts to many on-campus events and entertainment. Visit the Central Ticketing Office, adjacent to the UCLA Luskin Conference Center to purchase tickets with cash or debit cards from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.