Second Home Pavilion

Explore the rainbow tunnels of this immersive, temporary structure where art and science meet.

serpentine pavilion lit up at night

General Info

- Open 6 am to 10 pm daily
Free and open to the public

Second Home Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano at La Brea Tar Pits

For a limited time, explore SelgasCano’s standout architectural creation, up close and personal. Each of the rainbow tunnels takes you on different journey. There are multiple ways to wander, and many entrances and exits, but they all emanate from a center area where you'll be immersed in stained glass light. The pavilion experience shifts from day to night—natural light seeps through translucent walls by day, and glowing lights illuminate its colors and surfaces once the sun goes down.  

serpentine pavilion exterior daylight people sitting on lawn
serpentine pavilion obscured view of people through pavilion wall
serpentine pavilion interior night
serpentine pavilion overhead exterior daylight people standing outside
serpentine pavilion interior with few people

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Come for the color, stay for the conversation

All summer long, enjoy a diverse program of public talks, film screenings, and other events—all free and open to the public—hosted in the Second Home Pavilion. World-class speakers and experts across a range of fields will present programs focusing on key contemporary themes, including diversity in entrepreneurship; the future of Los Angeles in terms of equity and sustainability; and the possibilities for convergence and cross-pollination in art, science, design, nature, and innovation. It’s an opportunity to experience a range of cultural programing, at a space where art and science intersect.

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