CAA 2009

Los Angeles 2009


The Getty Villa in Malibu houses a stellar collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities in a Roman-inspired architectural setting

Enjoy a winter break in sunny California. The 97th CAA Annual Conference will be held February 25–28, 2009, in downtown Los Angeles. All sessions, the Book and Trade Fair, and the Career Fair take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center; the headquarters hotel is the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

The downtown Los Angeles area boasts many cultural sites, including the Frank Gehry–designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, which also houses REDCAT, an art gallery programmed by CalArts. Also found in the area are the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and its satellite space, Geffen Contemporary; the Japanese American National Museum; and a district of cutting-edge contemporary-art galleries in Chinatown. Among other important art museums nearby are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the J. Paul Getty Museum; the Norton Simon Museum; the Skirball Cultural Center; the Hammer Museum; and the Fowler Museum of Cultural History.