Laura Dern with Diane Ladd
Laura Dern with Diane Ladd
The Academy Museum’s first Legacy Conversations will celebrate intergenerational connections and brilliance in Hollywood.
The Academy Museum’s first Legacy Conversation will celebrate intergenerational connections and brilliance in Hollywood. Academy Award-winner Laura Dern moderates a conversation with her award-winning mother, Diane Ladd. The conversation will explore Ladd's significant contributions to film and acting and how her legacy has impacted Laura Dern’s own career, while providing rare glimpses into their family life.
Bruce Dern will no longer be taking part in this conversation. Additional program details are subject to change.
Image credit: Photo by Mark Seliger
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The Work of Black VFX Artists
Six Black visual effects (VFX) artists discuss their creative processes, victories, and challenges.
A conversation with Oscar-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and Academy Museum Exhibitions Curator Jenny He.
Spike Lee In Conversation With Shaka King
The legendary filmmaker is joined by Shaka King for a virtual in-depth conversation on the Director’s Inspiration gallery
Y Tu Mamá También 20th Anniversary
A career-spanning conversation between Oscar-winning collaborators: Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki and Alfonso Cuarón.
Creating an Inclusive Museum
A Conversation with Producers Effie Brown and Heather Rae, and Academy Museum’s Doris Berger and Jacqueline Stewart
The Art and Science of Cinema
Join Academy Award-winning director Chloé Zhao in conversation with BAFTA-winning editor Mary Sweeney and neuroscientist Jonas Kaplan.
Breaking the Oscars® Ceiling
Oscar-winning women Sophia Loren, Whoopi Goldberg, Marlee Matlin, and Buffy Sainte-Marie discuss their journeys
Hayao Miyazaki Exhibition Conversation
Academy Museum curators Jessica Niebel and J. Raúl Guzmán with special guest scholar Susan Napier of Tufts University in conversation on visionary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki.
Gallery Conversation: Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple Black was one of the most successful child actors of her time. Temple earned a special Academy Award for her contributions to screen entertainment in 1934.
Activism and Film
Exploring the intersections of activism and filmmaking, Founder and President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation Dolores Huerta will be in conversation with actress, producer, director, entrepreneur, and activist Eva Longoria
Saturday, September 17th 2022
An Evening with Sacheen Littlefeather
Sacheen Littlefeather invites you to a special celebration of live Native American performances featuring a long-awaited statement of apology from the Academy.
Saturday, July 29, 2023
The Art of Ruth E. Carter: Book Signing and Conversation
Join the Academy Museum for an evening with two-time Academy Award–winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter (Do the Right Thing, Black Panther) for an illustrative look at her legendary career. Conversation moderated by Academy Museum Director and President Jaqueline Stewart.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger
Marking the release of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s limited edition two-volume book published by TASCHEN, join us for an evening celebrating Schwarzenegger’s life, accomplishments, and history of unforgettable performances.
September 3, 2023
Drawing Directors with Randal Kleiser
Museum Members-only Conversation and Book Signing.
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Designing Jaws with Joe Alves
Join the museum for a conversation and book signing with production designer Joe Alves and author Dennis Prince of Joe Alves: Designing Jaws.
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Sofia Coppola: Archive Book Signing and Conversation
Join the Academy Museum as we welcome director and Academy Award–winning screenwriter Sofia Coppola for a signing of her book Archive and conversation with our Teen Council.