Unpacking the Universe: The Making of an Exhibition is a documentary series that follows the six-year journey of LACMA’s curators’ researching, developing, and installing The Portable Universe. The series allows us to be transparent about how the team facilitated a collaborative process with the Arhuaco community in Colombia and curators at different institutions and kept this spirit of collaboration alive in the way the exhibition was installed.
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UNPACKING THE UNIVERSE: THE MAKING OF AN EXHIBITION:
Experience the joy of the holidays with a variety of events at the South Coast Botanic Garden. There will be new seasonal plantings from the moment you walk through the Garden’s gates and can’t-miss photo opportunities, including our twist on iconic pine trees. Shop for the holidays, or for yourself, at our kiosk in Palm Circle, which will have a whole new look and merchandise for the season. Merry + Bright will be sprinkled through all of the Garden’s offerings…
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.
Join us every Sunday for a family-centered, community-oriented celebration of Black creativity, culture & joy. Recycle your Black dollars. Support Black owned businesses. Experience food flavors from around the world. Learn how to play djembe drums. Jump double Dutch. Buy waist beads & clothing imported from Senegal. Listen to live music. Grab the mike and share your talents. We’re here for all of it! #pullup #wya #sundayvibes #africanmarketplace #farmersmarket
Around 900 years ago, a Maya scribe made the Códice Maya de México, a sacred book that tracked and predicted movements of the planet Venus. Today it is the oldest book of the Americas, one of only four surviving Maya manuscripts that predate the arrival of Europeans. A remarkable testament to the complexity of Indigenous astronomy, the Codice on display in the US for the first time in 50 years.
Most works of art have frames because they serve a purpose, separating the realm of creation from the everyday world. But the frame is also a limitation, not only on creation but also on perception. The Latin American works in this exhibition transcend the frame. Cost: Adults – $15, Seniors & Students – $10, Members and Children under – 12 Free