LACMA Rock's Arrival in L.A. Tonight: Everything You Need to Know

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Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:43 PM
click to enlarge WILL BROWN HERNÁNDEZ
  • Will Brown Hernández

LACMA's famed 340-ton rock, part of its new public sculpture Levitated Mass, will arrive at the museum tonight. But will it attract the same kind of party that it did in Bixby Knolls?

Tonight at around 10 or 11 pm, the rock will depart from its location on Figueroa Street just north of Florence Avenue and head to LACMA. Museum staff don't know exactly when the rock will arrive at its location at 5905 Wilshire Blvd., but are giving a broad estimate of between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.

The rock will go:

*North on Figueroa (past USC)

*Left on West Adams Boulevard

*Right on Western Avenue

*Left on Wilshire Boulevard

More info from LACMA's Unframed blog:

*The museum itself will be closed, but the action is on Wilshire Boulevard.

*Parking will be available in LACMA's lot at the corner of Wilshire and Spaulding Avenue (free). Our underground Sixth Street lot will be closed.

*Parking at the Petersen Museum, located on Wilshire and Fairfax, also will be available ($10, enter from Fairfax). You can try to find street parking too, but please read all signs in the area before parking.

*There will be bathrooms available at Ogden and Wilshire, directly across the street from Urban Light.

*Note that Stark Bar will be open regular hours -- closing at 11 p.m. We will have a coffee cart next to Urban Light starting at 11 p.m.

*Food trucks will be parked at Ogden and Wilshire -- No Tomatoes and Waffles de Liege.

Follow the rock's progress on Twitter at @lacma.

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