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Southern California museums end PST with a day of free admission

March 22, 2012 |  9:00 am

The end of Pacific Standard Time -- the Getty's region-wide survey on the history of art in Southern California -- will be celebrated with free admission at 19 local museums on Saturday, March 31
This post has been updated. See details below.

The end of Pacific Standard Time -- the Getty's region-wide survey on the history of art in Southern California -- will be celebrated with free admission at 19 local museums on Saturday, March 31.

Among the participating institutions will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Fisher Museum of Art and the American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Pacific Standard Time explored the history of art in Southern California through a series of exhibitions and events held at museums, galleries and other cultural institutions in the area. The survey was an initiative by the Getty, which always has no admission fee.

Here's the list of museums offering free admission on March 31:

American Museum of Ceramic Art
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara
California African American Museum
Chinese American Museum
Eames House Foundation
Fisher Museum of Art, University of Southern California
The J. Paul Getty Museum
The Grammy Museum
LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Mingei International Museum
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives (West Adams and West Hollywood)
Pacific Asia Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Pomona College Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

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-- David Ng

[Updated March 28: An earlier version of this post included the Vincent Price Art Museum in East Los Angeles College. The museum is closed for spring break and will not be participating in the free day of admission.]

Photo: A view of the LACMA exhibition "California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way." Credit: Museum Associates / LACMA

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