Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

All Dolled Up: A 40 Year Celebration of the William Grant Still Arts Center’s Annual Black Doll Show

Jan 29, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
Organizer’s Site
Council District
City Council District 10

All Dolled Up: A 40 Year Celebration of the William Grant Still Arts Center’s Annual Black Doll Show, is one of the longest-running displays of Black Dolls in Los Angeles. The show will roll out with three themes and premieres on December 12, 2020, and will run through February 21, 2021. This community tradition honors the diversity and uniqueness of the Black community through an exhibition of historical, artistic, and commercial Black dolls. The retrospective reflects forty years of Black dolls presented at the WGSAC.

Opening Reception Party (virtual):
December 12, 2020, 4-6 p.m.
Website: wgsac.wordpress.com/BlackDollShow2020

RSVP here:

Opening Reception Artists/Performers:
Marcus Miller
Veritus Miller
Nia Andrews
Erin Aubrey Kaplan

Tracy Barwick
Pamela Boddie
Myrya Johnson
Khalisha Jefferson
Niya Dorsey
Sandra Rogers
Kimberly Sigman
Tamika (Nakia) Spencer
Kianga Parker
John Zaragoza
Roseanne Kleinerman
Jessie Evans
Gloria Davis
Shimoda Dolls
Shana Allen
Fana Baba Dayo
Adrianna Mabrie
Candace Thomas
Gloria Grandy
Heather Hilliard Bonds
Cinnamon Willis
Paulette Richards
Fusion Dolls
Trish Williams
Terri Jenkins
Lethia Cobbs
Pat McLean-Smith
Adrienne Franklin
Sharon Pitman
Melange Dolls
Rhonda Gray
Adrienne DeVine
Marva Whitehead
Barbara Flemings
The Uhuruverse

Featured Artists/Collectors:
Pat Shivers
Floyd Bell
Shindana Toys (from the collection of Billie Green)
Mae Dethina de Bahia (from the collection of Barry Stinson)
Dorothy Taylor (from the collection of C. Jerome Woods and Adah Glenn)
Adah Glenn
Angela Briggs
Janice Webb
Dr. Cynthia Davis
Teresa Tolliver


William Grant Still Arts Center (online)
2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States

Upcoming Events

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Garden, 1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States
$25 – $29

The Huntington Botanical Gardens

The Huntington is beginning a phased reopening. The Galleries remain closed. Explore living collections of orchids and camellias, a botanical conservatory, a fragrant rose garden, a children’s garden, and more, in 16 themed gardens spread over 120 acres. All visitors, including Members, must reserve tickets online in advance.

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Grand Park Online, Los Angeles, CA United States

Lunch À La Park: Yoga reTREAT

Grand Park’s popular yoga sessions returns in a digital format, giving participants the opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize.

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (virtual), 4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027

Program with Panteha Abareshi – Friday, February 26 at 1 PM PST

LAMAGLearn The Erotic Abject: Confronting the Taboo Sexualization of the Disabled Body Friday, February 26 at 1 PM PST The work featured in Tender Calamities focuses on the body-politics of illness/disability, and the oft-undiscussed role sensualization/sexualuzation plays in the imaging of illness and disability. Drawing from the work produced in Tender Calamities, exhibition artist Panteha Abareshi will discuss both the personal and expanded implications of the socio-sexual relationship we have to illness. This program is free and open to all.…

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until March 31, 2021

William Grant Still Arts Center (online), 2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States

“Going to the Club,” Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show

Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show, “Going to the Club” starts Saturday, January 9 from 4 to 6:00 p.m. While the dolls can have a have a night out, we will have a night in, with a Zoom dance party, and visits with special guests, all to celebrate William Grant Still Arts Center’s‘s signature exhibition. DJ Novena Carmel @novenacarmel and Host Quami Dushon will give us the inspirational vibes. In between dancing we will present a page from our,…

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 19, 2021

Barnsdall Junior Arts Center Gallery (virtural), 4814 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

“Still Life Painting” with Siri France (Ages 13-17)

Join Teaching Artist Siri France to learn the fundamental techniques of acrylic painting through studying still life works by famous artists. Starting with tonal studies in black and white, students will learn how to incorporate different approaches to color and experiment with new and compelling compositions. All enrollment is through Eventbrite! Last day to register is February 5th! “Still Life Painting” with Siri France 6-Week Workshop: Friday, Feb 12, 2021 Friday, Feb 19, 2021 Friday, Feb 26, 2021 Friday, Mar…


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

Select list(s) to subscribe to

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Department of Cultural Affairs, 201 North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012, http://culturela.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact