The LACMA Lights Art Installation, Urban Lights, is a Must-Visit Photo Op

Free outdoors lights structure in West LA at the entrance of the LACMA museum.

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Does that picture look familiar to you?

Almost everyone in Los Angeles has either taken a picture with the famous LACMA Lights or has seen their friends on Facebook or Instagram with them--and why not?

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The lights, which is actually an art piece by Chris Burden called Urban Light, is a totally free installation to walk amongst and take pictures with. It's been around for a while and has already vaulted itself as a Los Angeles icon.

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Oh, and don’t miss the humongous boulder you can walk underneath!

lacma boulder walk underneath west la museum

Don’t worry, it hasn’t fallen yet.

There's also a museum

Both these pieces serve as a nice welcome to the kind of art you will find in LACMA, which stands for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

LACMA has several featured exhibits (found here) and several seasonal exhibits (found here). Every single time brings new and exciting installations from throughout history that is sure to please all ages of all levels of art appreciation!

So the next time you're in the area, stop by LACMA and get your pics and get your culture!