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Skirball Cultural Center

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2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
310-440-4500
September 2017
September 14, 2017 - February 25, 2018
$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,…

October 2017
October 6, 2017 - February 25, 2018
$7 - $12

Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA

The Skirball Cultural Center has commissioned Los Angeles-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day to create a new body of work about the presence of murals throughout the city. “Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in L.A”. features more than 100 original photographs that examine how murals contribute to Los Angeles’s unique visual identity and reflect the diversity and creativity of the city’s people. Tuesdays – Fridays 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., Saturdays–Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults –…

February 2018
February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrating James Baldwin—Here and Now

The Skirball and LA’s oldest literary arts organization, Beyond Baroque—celebrating its fiftieth anniversary—present an afternoon of readings and discussion focused on the life, contributions, and legacy of writer-activist James Baldwin. Acclaimed actor, producer, and political activist Alfre Woodard hosts the program, which includes remarks by LA poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis and performances of Baldwin’s work by actorJussie smollet (Empire). Books featuring Baldwin’s work available for purchase. A reception follows the program. PARKING: FREE ADMISSION: $15 General | $12 Members | $8…


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