Latino Heritage Month Archives - Department of Cultural Affairs Latino Heritage Month Archives - Department of Cultural Affairs

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

August 2017
August 30, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $15

A Universal History of Infamy

Referencing the title of a genre-bending collection of stories by Jorge Luis Borges, “A Universal History of Infamy” uses multiple venues across Los Angeles, including the LACMA campus, to present new works by more than 15 boundary-defying artists and collectives. “A Universal History of Infamy” embraces the collaborative spirit of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, bringing together one of the largest partners, LACMA, with one of the smallest, the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Through — February 18, Mondays,…

September 2017
September 5, 2017 - January 28, 2018
Millard Sheets Art Center at the Fairplex in Pomona,
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Judithe Hernández and Patssi Valdez: One Path Two Journeys

Within a culture, a socio-political movement and a profession dominated by men, artists Judithe Hernández and Patssi Valdez have each created bodies of works that influenced voices of Latinas in the latter half of the 20th century. The two artists took seemingly parallel paths from their childhoods in East L.A. to their coming-of-age during the Chicano Civil Rights Movement in the 1970s. Hernández was the fifth artist, and the only woman, invited to join the collective Los Four, and Valdez…

September 8, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Los Angeles Filmforum,
6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
+ Google Map

Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America

“Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America” will culminate in a multi-part screening series featuring key works of experimental, time-based media made in Latin America and by Latin American artists. The exhibition will take place as a series of sixteen curated screenings, hosted in a combination of screening venues, museums, galleries and community spaces located throughout Southern California. Through – January 2018 Check website for locations, times and tickets prices. Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the…

September 8, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Annenberg Space for Photography,
2000 Avenue of the Stars #10
Los Angeles, CA 90067 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Cuba Is

Revealing complexities on–and off–the island, Cuba Is explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by foreigners–and sometimes not even by Cubans themselves. Born from indigenous, African and European roots, divergent politics and limitations in communication and commerce, the Cuba seen in this exhibition goes beyond the folklore and offers new insight into its current reality. Over 120 photos feature subjects ranging from defiant youth known as “Freakies” to the hard-partying children of the 1%, the underground system of sharing digital…

September 14, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Skirball Cultural Center,
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
+ Google Map
$7 - $12

Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico

This exhibit offers a new perspective on the art and visual culture of Mexico and its relationship to the United States as seen through the life and work of the Mexican-born, Jewish-American writer Anita Brenner (1905–1974). Brenner was an integral part of the circle of Mexican modernists in the 1920s and played an important role in promoting and translating Mexican art, culture, and history for audiences in the U.S. Tuesdays – Fridays 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $12,…

September 14, 2017 - May 30, 2018
Sunnylands Center & Gardens,
37977 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States
+ Google Map

Carved Narrative: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado

Carved Narrative” will be the first exhibition outside Mexico to explore both the collaborative work and individual studio paintings and sculpture of the Chávez Morado brothers. The show features sixteen paintings by José and twenty-one sculptures by Tomás at Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Thursdays – Sundays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Check web site for ticket information Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America Photo caption: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado,…

September 15, 2017 - March 11, 2018
Chinese American Museum,
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
+ Google Map
$3

Circles and Circuits II: Contemporary Chinese Caribbean Art

“Circles and Circuits II” explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day. By examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond, the exhibition will reveal the hidden complexities of the transcultural art of the Caribbean. The focus is on the work of contemporary artists such as Albert Chong and María Magdalena Campos-Pons, as well as artists of the ongoing Chinese Caribbean diaspora.…

September 15, 2017 - February 25, 2018
California African American Museum,
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Circles and Circuits I: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora

“Circles and Circuits I” explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day. By examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond, the exhibition will reveal the hidden complexities of the transcultural art of the Caribbean. The presentation at CAAM will trace the history of Chinese Caribbean art from the 1930s through the period of the region’s independence movements, showcasing the contributions of…

September 16, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Los Angeles Central Library,
630 W. Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.

Los Angeles Central Library will present “Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A”., an exhibition and associated public programs celebrating the Zapotec language. Zapotec is the most widely spoken indigenous language in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca, and Los Angeles is home to the largest population of indigenous Oaxacans outside of Mexico. “Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.” will recognize the importance of the Oaxacan presence in Southern California and explore contemporary realities of indigenous culture. The project will include an installation in…

September 16, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Mingei International Museum,
Balboa Park, Plaza de Panama 1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
+ Google Map
$7 - $10

Art of the Americas: Mesoamerican, Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei’s Permanent Collection

“Art of the Americas” is the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Mingei Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central America, and South America. Objects featured in the exhibition straddle cultural boundaries—from the Olmec and Mayan civilizations in Mexico to the Moche civilization in Peru—as well as numerous ancient traditions and cultures, including the indigenous Teuchitlán, Zoque, Huastec and western Mexican societies. Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults…


BE IN THE LOOP!

Receive notes about art, culture, and creativity in LA!