On Saturday, February 24 BMO Stadium will host LAFC vs. Seattle Sounders. Kickoff is at 1:30pm. This event may impact traffic, parking, and wayfinding in the area. Please consider riding the Metro Expo Line and exiting at USC/Expo station.

Research & Collections

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Research and Collections

Our positions, policies, and processes 

Our collections operations are governed by our institutional collections policies.

To request a loan or plan a visit to the collections, please contact the department that holds the materials you’re interested in using. 

Statement on Evolution
Statement on Climate Change
Recent NAGRPA Regulations on the Display of Native American Objects