|The Trailblazing Career of Mary Louise Schmidt: How the 1936 House and Garden Exhibition Became a Launching Pad for Innovative Small Homes in Los Angeles and Reshaped the Built Environment of California
In 1936, little-known housing advocate and shrewd businesswoman Mary Louise Schmidt organized what might be the most significant architecture show of the 20th century — right here in Los Angeles. This free self-guided Trail map and research report explores the exteriors of the still-standing homes featured at the original exhibit, and tells the story of this Trailblazing woman through in-depth investigation and newly uncovered historic photographs.
Save the date! Online registration for Spring classes begins March 13 at 8am Registration will be online via Eventbrite: Class fees will be collected in person at our center the week following registration. See the flyer for details. See you soon!
Each year, the City of West Hollywood celebrates the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ community with its vibrant WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festiva. Arts Festival runs for 40 days, from Harvey Milk Day through the end of Pride month and is organized by the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division with input from the City’s Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board, Transgender Advisory Board, Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission, and community partners. WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival projects are funded by…
Four-week DCA/PERF Summer Performing Arts Camp at Lankershim Arts Center for youth, programmed by CUBCAKES and Interact Theatre Company! About this event The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Performing Arts Division (DCA|PERF) has developed a new initiative to support youth performing arts in the North Hollywood (NoHo) area. In an effort to enhance Council District 2’s continued commitment to foster NoHo as a mecca for performing arts in Los Angeles, DCA is committed to developing a youth…
The Fowler, the UCLA Film and Television Archive, and ONE Archives at USC co-present an online screening and panel conversation on the intersection of art, archives, and anti-erasure efforts, spotlighting the work of contemporary artist Sadie Barnette and filmmaker Whitney Skauge, whose recent projects feature archival content about the lives of two gay Black activists.
The OutMuseum is the first LGBTQ+ arts and media virtual museum of its kind – available free to the public. Home to a combination of rotating and permanent exhibits centering themes, identities, and experiences which celebrate and commemorate the queer and trans communities. Through short film collections, panels and roundtables, oral histories, and other multimedia within our slate of exhibits, this space offers the ability to foster discussions, increase access to art and information, and, most importantly, speak to histories…