This Hammer Gala in the Garden 2012 design was focused on a sleek, modern look. Long black tables accented with white pillar candles lined the room. Guests were treated to a live performance by pop star, Katy Perry. 15|40 Productions created a split level stage with a sultry, sexy lighting scheme for the event. The Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden is held in Westwood every year to raise money for its collections, the Los Angeles fundraiser event has been gaining momentum now for several years. The annual Gala in the Garden benefit still feels a bit like a well-kept secret with its intimate courtyard surroundings where celebrities and industry moguls gather and dine. The Hammer museum is known for its unique contemporary exhibits and up and coming artists. The Hammer Gala in the Garden can no longer be qualified as an under-the-radar event, celebrities and philanthropists love artistic Los Angeles fundraiser events. It was truly a night to remember.