Affair: The Broad One Year Anniversary Celebration
When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 @ 11AM-5PM
Hot Spot: The Broad, Los Angeles, CA
Deets: With lines continuing to wrap around the block and visitors teeming along Grand Avenue, The Broad museum will celebrate its one-year anniversary with its visitors on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The museum's entrance will be decorated for the occasion, and throughout the day, The Broad will distribute festive birthday hats and free cupcakes to visitors and hold pop-up art talks throughout the galleries. The Broad's Founders Eli and Edythe Broad and Founding Director Joanne Heyler may make surprise appearances throughout the day to greet visitors.
Sprinkles Cupcakes will give away special Broad-branded cupcakes to museum-goers on The Broad's plaza. Visitors entering the museum will receive a ticket that can be redeemed for a cupcake when they exit the museum. In addition, the special Broad-inspired cupcake will be sold at Sprinkles downtown Los Angeles location, 735 S. Figueroa, from Tuesday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 25.
Additionally, Otium restaurant on the plaza next to the museum will celebrate The Broad by featuring an Andy Warhol inspired clam chowder and a cocktail inspired by Jeff Koons' iconic work Michael Jackson and Bubbles.
The museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 20.
Hint For The Average Socialite: Advance free general admission tickets for the day are fully booked, but advance tickets for the Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life special exhibition, which closes Oct. 2, are still available at ticketing.thebroad.org and include admission to the full museum. An onsite standby line will be available at the museum until 3:30 p.m. Admission for the onsite standby line is first come, first served.
Visitors are encouraged to check @TheBroadStandby on Twitter for current wait times.
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