Akunyili Crosby is the second artist to create an outdoor mural designed specifically to wrap the exterior of MOCA Grand Avenue, a new initiative that invites views both by pedestrians and through the windows of moving cars on Grand Avenue. Her work transforms the museum itself into a canvas for explorations of scale, texture, pattern, intimacy, and a multiplicity of perspectives.
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.,
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Admission: Adults – $15, Students – $8, Seniors – $10.00
Children under 12 and Jurors with ID and Members are Free
Admission is free every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of moving undetected between different worlds. This exhibition explores the complexity of Harry Fonseca’s (Nisenan Maidu, Hawaiian, Portuguese, 1946–2006) art within the context of a contemporary world, in which new freedoms and old biases often exist side-by-side. As both a gay man and a person of mixed heritage, Fonseca used his work…
Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua presents works from Nick Dong and Wu Chi-Tsung, two Taiwan-born contemporary artists. Re-imagining the philosophies of Chinese landscape paintings, the exhibition brings forward new media works and immersive light-based installations that are not often explored within this genre. Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Museum Members – Free
“Legacy: Rocking the Nation (RTN), 30 Years of Creativity” takes a historic look at the origins of a cultural collective manifesting the four elements of hip-hop. The exhibition brings together visual art, photographic archives, black books as journaling and communication, music dance and words. Formed in 1989, Rocking the Nation (RTN) originated as one of L.A.’s only all-black graffiti crews. With a strong focus on community building and education, the crew used the medium to unite disenfranchised youth and to…
Comics of Color with Allegra Jones Join artist Allegra Jones for this free comic book making workshop! Open to students of all skill levels ages 11 and up, this class is an exciting opportunity to learn about composition, character design, story layout and comic storytelling from a working animator and artist. Over 9 weeks, you will build basic comic creation skills through exercises and short projects. Each artist will leave the class with a student-edited anthology of comics made in…
Introduction to Sewing – Adult Workshop This introductory workshop will cover the basics of machine sewing. Each participant will leave the class with a completed tank top and bag, and a set of sewing tools to continue projects at home. Sewing machines and all tools are included. If you take Textile Surface Design before this workshop (September 4 – October 16), you will use your customized fabric for your projects. If you are a new student, you will be responsible…