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Tim Burton Exhibition at LACMA + "Flash Gordon" at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Let's go see the Tim Burton exhibition at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)!

Here's some info on the exhibition, courtesy of LACMA's website:

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present Tim Burton, a major retrospective exploring the full range of Tim Burton's creative work, both as a director of live-action and animated films, and as an artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer. Taking inspiration from popular culture, fairy tales, and traditions of the gothic, Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking as an expression of a personal vision.

On view at LACMA from May 29 through October 31, 2011, the exhibition brings together over 700 drawings, paintings, photographs, moving-image works, storyboards, puppets, concept artworks, maquettes, costumes, and cinematic ephemera, including art from a number of unrealized and little-known personal projects. Many of these objects come from the artist's own archive, as well as from studio archives and private collections of Burton's collaborators.

You can go here to purchase tickets. Since this is a special exhibition, tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time. Make sure you purchase tickets for the exhibition titled 'Tim Burton' for July 30, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. The cost is $20, which also includes admission to the museum's permanent collection and non-ticketed special exhibitions.  

We'll meet by the LACMA ticket office at 12:30, then head into the Burton exhibition at 1. After checking out the exhibition, we can explore the other parts of the museum.

For those who are interested, we'll head out around 5:30-6 after making our way through the museum, then head over to a screening of "Flash Gordon" at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. It's part of the cemetery's Cinespia movie series, where people bring pillows, blankets, food and drinks, and picnic on the lawn before the screening. Alcohol is permitted.

In between the museum and cemetery, we'll stop off at the Trader Joe's at 1600 Vine St. (zip is 90028) to pick up our food and drinks. This Trader Joe's has two levels of validated underground parking, so we won't have to fuss with meters or paid parking there. We'll try to get to the cemetery by 7:00, and the gates open at 7:30. The screening is at 9.

Parking at the cemetery is $10 per car to park on the cemetery grounds, or there's parking at the Paramount parking structure at 801 N. Gower, which is also $10.

As far as screening tickets go, you can buy them online or at the gate for $10. To be guaranteed a spot for the screening, though, I'd recommend buying them online. When you buy the tickets online, you can also get a reservation for the cemetery grounds parking at the same time. According to the Cinespia website, a pre-sale parking ticket is required to park on the grounds. Otherwise, you can park in the Paramount lot.

Please feel free to join us for just the Burton exhibition, just the Cinespia screening, or both. State on your reservation which parts of the event you're attending.

Hope you can make it!

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  • Lisa

    LOVED IT!!!! So much better then I thought it would be. Also enjoyed visiting others parts of the museum,and had time to go visit the la brea tar pits also. Saw them working on a new dino they had found.

    August 1, 2011

  • Kat

    It was much better than I was told. I enjoyed it.

    July 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time. I will come back again.

    July 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time and was nice to meet everyone!

    1 · July 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Loooong but fun day. LACMA and Tim Burton was great! Best part of the meet up was Flash Gordon!!!!The movie was AMAZING-it was so bad and sooo funny I LOVED IT! Seeing it at the cemetery under the stars was awesome. Katie you have to make a meet up for Psycho!!! At least we know how to park and line up now!

    July 31, 2011

  • Lisa

    gonna skip the movie. Thanks.

    July 30, 2011

  • Jim

    yeah, ancient 80s movies for the win

    July 30, 2011

  • Lisa

    are you staying for the movie jim?

    July 30, 2011

  • Jim

    That sucks! Get better soon!
    @david lisa, wanna meet at the same spot same time?

    July 30, 2011

  • Lisa

    ut oh

    July 30, 2011

  • David X

    Sounds good James. See you there.

    July 29, 2011

  • Lisa

    I sent you a email

    July 29, 2011

  • Lisa

    James,what time?

    July 29, 2011

  • Katie

    I just sent out an e-mail to all of you w/info about tomorrow's event. If you didn't get it, send me a Meetup message and I'll forward the info along to you.

    July 29, 2011

  • Katie

    @Laura-Just sent you a Meetup message

    July 29, 2011

  • Katie

    Hey everyone, just a friendly reminder to state on your RSVP whether you'll be going to LACMA, "Flash Gordon" or both tomorrow. Thanks!

    July 29, 2011

  • Kat

    Thanks James! I'll meet you @ Baja.

    July 29, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    @Adam. I'm at the villager apartments, 2421 E. Ball Road, Anaheim. I'll wait for you outside my apartment complex. What time should I expect you?

    July 29, 2011

  • James

    @Kat, you're welcome to join us. You've got my contact info. :)

    1 · July 29, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    @Adam. Thanks, Adam! I was planning on going to both.

    July 29, 2011

  • Kat

    @James, would you mind if I joined you and Stephanie? If not, no biggie, I'll head up there early and have lunch in LA somewhere. :)

    July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Lewis. Sorry for late reply. It seems you have found your ride. So I guess I will see you at the museum.

    July 29, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    @Adam. My apartment's not too far from Santa Ana. Its on Ball Road just off the 57 North, not too far from the 5, right by the Honda Center. If that's not too far from the route you were going to be taking to head north into LA, you could pick me up from there.

    July 29, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    @ Adam. I'd be willing to ride up with you. I'm in Anaheim near the 57. Where are you located?

    July 29, 2011

  • James

    If there are two LACMA-only riders in the Irvine, Santa Ana area who want to carpool, (non-clown-freaker-outer) Stephanie and I are catching lunch at Baja Fish Tacos @ 3664 South Bristol Street in
    Santa Ana. We're meeting/eating at 11 and leaving about 11:30.

    1 · July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    @Katie : yeah I want to do both :)

    July 29, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    @AJ. If you still have room I could use a ride, if that's cool. When/where in Irvine are you meeting

    July 29, 2011

  • Kat

    Thanks Catherine! @James: "Google maps can. :)" - Google maps couldn't tell me what Cat told me. But thanks. ;)

    July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Stephanie. Still 3 or 4 left. So you are welcome to join. Anywhere in Irvine is good for me.

    July 29, 2011

  • Jim

    @James, when do you wanna meet up for the carpool?

    July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm looking to carpool too. @AJ - is your car full yet? where is the best place to meet you? Failing that, anyone else still have room?

    July 29, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    110 Kathy. 605 is good only if you are carpooling.

    1 · July 29, 2011

  • Kat

    Can someone tell me if it's faster to take the 605 or the 110? Thanks.

    July 29, 2011

  • James

    Just got my ticket too. Sorry to report misinformation about ticket availability.

    July 29, 2011

  • Kat

    I just purchased my ticket for Tim Burton @ 1pm.

    July 29, 2011

  • Katie

    @ Laura- Yep, I'm going to the show. Are you planning to go as well?

    July 28, 2011

  • Kat

    Okie doke. Thanks AJ.
    @James - I'll either be driving myself, or skipping out. Need to make it back in time for the party. Thanks for offering a seat in your car! :)

    July 28, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Katie, are you going to see the show too?

    July 28, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Kat, yes, I am thinking to go to the movie, too

    July 28, 2011

  • Lewis J.

    Interested in carpooling. Any room left with anyone else?

    July 28, 2011

  • Kat

    AJ are you staying for Flash Gordon?

    July 28, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    If anyone need a ride from OC area or on the way, I will be happy to give a lift.

    July 28, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey David-are you talking about Cinespia? You can't bring tall chairs. They have it posted on their site: bring blankets, drinks and picnic dinner for this screening below the stars. as a courtesy to other moviegoers: NO TALL CHAIRS!!

    July 26, 2011

  • David X

    Can we bring folding chairs for the movie screening James?

    July 26, 2011

  • Kat

    Ok, sounds good. I was invited to a party @ 8pm that night...hmm. I'll let you know the night before if I change my mind. :) But for now, count me in.

    July 25, 2011

  • Jim

    @Kat, I don't mind either, what could possibly go wrong!
    Are we gonna go to the cemetery thing too?

    July 25, 2011

  • Kat

    @Lisa, cool. Now hopefully the others don't mind, and I can carpool with you guys :)

    July 25, 2011

  • Lisa

    @ Kat you know I dont mind

    July 24, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Maggie, I live in Glendora area. If you don't mind carpooling to meet Maggie so I can carpool with her :)

    July 24, 2011

  • Kat

    Lisa, are you carpooling with James? If so, do you mind if I squeeze in w/you guys? If you think it might be too tight, no biggie. :)

    July 24, 2011

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