Co-presented with the UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies
Artist and retired Director of Global Advocacy & Partnerships for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Joey Terrill, speaks about his life’s work as an artist and activist focusing on issues facing queer Chicano communities in Los Angeles and beyond.
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…
$25 – $29
See an installation of prints made by members of Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers’ Collective. The pieces were created by pressing original quilted fabric designs face down on a wax-coated printing plate that captured the fabrics’ texture, seams, and stitching of the original. Through this innovative process, a quilt is translated to a printed surface—a new medium to explore and share the quiltmakers’ creativity. “Gee’s Bend: Shared Legacy” is presented in two six-month installments, each featuring a selection of 12 prints.
In 1943 Duke Ellington performed for the first time the symphony Black, Brown and Beige at Carnage Hall. Ellington described it as, “a parallel to the history of the American Negro”. The title of the symphony referred to the mistaken assertion that African-Americans can be categorized by a single color. In his tittle, Ellington was highlighting an experience that was broad in spectrum and experience. Conversely, Latinos also share the same generalizations as African- Americans as evidenced by the various…
An exhibition celebrating the life and work of the late interdisciplinary artist Milford Graves (1941-2021), whose revolutionary experiments – spanning music, medicine, movement, and art – explore the cosmic relationships between rhythms and the universe. The presentation will be accompanied by live performances and programs specific to music, movement, and medicine. Opening Celebration at ICA LA on February 11, 2023, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays & Fridays 12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon -7:00 p.m., Saturdays…
The Work of Radiance is a retrospective of the groundbreaking 30-year career of Myrlande Constant, and the first solo U.S. museum exhibition devoted to the work of a Haitian female contemporary artist.