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African Marketplace & Drum Circle – Certified Farmers Market:
Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection
One of the earliest and best-preserved areas of artistic production across the globe, ceramics remains a vital field of expression and experimentation into the present. Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection explores the medium through 14 case studies, placing historical works in visual dialogue with contemporary examples to illuminate symbolic meanings, technical achievements, and resonances throughout time.
Main Street Santa Monica Farmers Market
Approximately 25 certified California farms, live entertainment, activities, and Main Street-based retail vendors present a vibrant atmosphere where locals and visitors shop and spent the morning with friends and family.
2023 ASIAN AMERICAN EXPO – YEAR OF THE RABBIT
Asian American Expo ushers in the Year of the Rabbit; continuing the tradition of hosting the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in America. Eager to roll out the red carpets for attendees, the 41st annual Expo is here to demonstrate why this is a ‘must attend’ cultural celebration in America with a smorgasbord of food, entertainment at every corner, a myriad of vendors to delight one’s urge to splurge, and plenty more activities to participate. The expo will have 5…
New Abstracts: Recent Acquisitions
New Abstracts showcases an expansive range of practices constituting abstract art today. Despite strong counter currents in the contemporary art world, such as the resurgence of figurative painting, innovations in augmented reality, and the development of NFTs, abstraction continues to offer rich possibilities for innovation and introspection. Many artists working with abstract vocabularies today interrogate not only the possibilities of color, material, gesture, and form, but also the potential for injecting abstract art with political, spiritual, or personal meaning.
Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts
The international traveling exhibition “Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts” explores the early inspirations behind Disney Studios’ creations, examining Walt Disney’s fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in Disney films and theme parks.