Shot during the first wave of the pandemic, the artist Carmen Argote’s first film, Last Light, is a meditation on walking and memory in Los Angeles. Argote describes her walking habit as synonymous with thinking, a way of taking in and digesting the conditions of her environment. The screening is followed by a discussion with Carmen Argote and Hammer associate curator Erin Christovale.
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Artist and curator discuss the film “Last Light”:
The gardens, store, 1919 Cafe, Jade Court Cafe, Red Car coffee shop and select galleries are now open. Advance online timed entry reservations are now required ONLY on weekends, Monday holidays, and Free Days for both visitors and Members.
Download our digital Día de los Muertos activity book or stop by Self Help Graphics to pick up a physical copy of the booklet to bring the festivities home with you.
Our 5th annual art walk event will be hosting over 40 local artists from the greater Los Angeles area. The Muertos Artwalk is a curated show designed to highlight the work of local artists. Shop small and shop local by supporting these artists, and merchants on Olvera Street. This family-friendly event is open to all.
Dress Codes is about what we wear, how we wear it, and why. The exhibition is organized around six enduring icons of western style: blue jeans, plaid shirts, fringed jackets, aloha shirts, China Poblana dress, and the cowboy boot. Join us for a fun and subversive look at what our clothes have to say about Western identities. Cost: Adults – $14, Students and Seniors – $10, Children (3–12) – $6
Luis Flores’s largely autobiographical work functions as an account of emotions and experiences accumulated as a young man within a toxic masculine culture. Transformational events, such as getting married and becoming a father, motivated him to view the world differently. In this exhibition, Flores uses crocheted and bronzed sculptures to create a Monster Rally setup as a metaphor for parental love. Cost: Adults – $9, Students, Teachers, and Seniors – $7, Members – Free, Sundays – Pay what you…