Petersen / LACMA

I was in Los Angeles over Memorial Day 2014 weekend and finally had the chance to check out the Petersen Automotive Museum and LACMA. Please enjoy the pictures!

Petersen Museum

The Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award.

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A model depicting what the museum will (possibly?) look like in the future.

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The museum had a small area with a mock-up of a design studio.

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Hot Rod Magazine built this studly beast.

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CHiP lookout.

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Widened and stretched Chrysler 300C with a brougham body.

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Liberace’s Rolls-Royce.

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Hot Wheels.

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Vintage Yamaha race motorcycles.

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Badass custom 1948 Jaguar coupe done for Metallica frontman James Hetfield.

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I love the color combo on this Porsche.

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Beautiful blacked-out Mercedes Benz SL300.

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My favorite Mustang: Shelby GT500.

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The Batmobile and Batcycle.

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LACMA 

Metropolis. Unfortunately, it wasn’t running when we were there. 😦

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Book of colors.

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World Cup stadium depicted by toys.

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Some kind of Asian mask art.

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Of course, no amount of pictures can replace the actual experience of visiting these museums, especially since there are always new exhibits popping up. Go check them out if you’re ever in LA!

 

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