LOS ANGELES, CA (January 16, 2019) – The Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library recently announced the extension of the exhibition 21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story. Due to the sweeping success of the exhibition that has reached 26,000 visitors so far, the Library has extended the presentation to March 24. Library patrons and visitors now have more time to explore some of the private collections, discover rare museums, and find unique stories in the various exhibits.


“We have been overwhelmed by the public response to this exhibition, which celebrates the important role of the storytellers of our communities,” said Curator Todd Lerew. “It is absolutely thrilling to have this extended opportunity for the people of L.A. to explore this survey of unique collections.”


The original closing date of the exhibition was January 27, 2019.  For more information or for a complete list of exhibits featured in 21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story please visit lfla.org/21collections.



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