In conjunction with LACMA’s exhibition Archive of the World: Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500–1800, this event will enable bilingual scholars to present new research. Echoing the premise of the exhibition, presenters will take a close look at individual artworks and the stories they tell from an artistic, historic, and material perspective. The presentations will also address various frameworks for viewing this material as part of an evolving artistic canon.
This conference will be held in person at the Clark Library and livestreamed on the Center’s YouTube Channel. To attend the conference in person, you must register on the website. No registration is needed to watch the livestream.
Visual Medicine: Drawing, Journaling and Cartooning for Healthcare workers is designed to quickly build drawing confidence for non-artists. Participants will experience fast paced and playful techniques to generate journal entries, simple cartoons and collaborative exercises making drawing accessible and successful for all students at any skill level. Expressive writing, drawing and journaling has shown to help people destress, improve mood, memory, sleep, and build self-confidence. Just 45 minutes of creativity allows participants to deeply focus and lower cortisol levels. The…
This solo show by Komla Letsu Phillip is a collective of acrylic canvases painted by the artist in his studio in Ho, Ghana. In his first solo presentation, Komla promotes genuine acceptance of oneself. In a world where we are constantly stimulated, Komla uses his work to express what silence makes him feel. The works depict figures in lively settings with distinctive blue eyes that subliminally signify mental peace.
Attend the readings of new full-length plays developed in our Theatre West’s writers’ workshop. Come witness creative theatricality.
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This magical production follows the young, orphaned Mary Lennox as she’s sent from her home in India to live with her reclusive uncle on his haunted English country estate. Guided by an exceptionally beautiful score, audiences will be swept away with Mary’s unapologetic curiosity as she is joined with the help of unlikely companions sending her on a thrilling quest to untangle the pieces of her family’s past and, most importantly – discover herself. Tuesdays – Saturdays, 8:00 p.m., Saturdays,…
We provide a platform to celebrate poetry while using it as the foundation for creativity, innovation, and expression across an array of media outlets. We invite artists and audiences alike to share their stories, to take up space, and get free.