Dapper Day Goes LACMA

Don your dressiest best and swan elegantly about the Miracle Mile art museum.

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Find your favorite frock, suit, or other gussy-it-up attire, pack a picnic, or just a love of art, and head to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on the afternoon and evening Saturday, Sept. 2.
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Find your favorite frock, suit, or other gussy-it-up attire, pack a picnic, or just a love of art, and head to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on the afternoon and evening Saturday, Sept. 2.
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The fashionable see-and-be-seen soiree is often associated with Disneyland Resort, thanks to a twice-a-year happening in Anaheim (as well as Disney parks in Orlando and Paris).
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But LACMA is also a stylish stop on the Dapper Day annual calendar.
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The price to attend? Walking around the grounds of the museum, and posing in front of alfresco artworks, is completely free.
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But many Dapper Day participants will want to step inside LACMA's galleries to check out paintings, sculptures, and other celebrated works. You'll need to pay admission, if this something that piques your fancy.
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And many attendees will want to spy the still-new "Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage" exhibit. Docents are leading tours through the popular Resnick Pavilion display, so make your way to an informative walk-through.
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Note that the Chagall show will stay open two hours beyond the rest of the museum, in honor of the event.
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Picnicking and relaxing to the free music? Encouraged. Fabian Otero & West Coast Salsa Orchestra will provide the come-dance melodies.
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Eager to dance under the stars and not far from "Urban Light"? You can. The orchestral sounds start off the night, while DJ Marshall Watson takes over from 8 to 10 o'clock.
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Wear your favorite outfit, from any era, and call upon LACMA from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2 for Dapper Day.
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