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May 2019

May 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States

The 30th Annual Museums of the Arroyo Day (MOTA Day)

Museums of the Arroyo Experience art, architecture, family fun, music, entertainment and historical discoveries in the celebrated Arroyo Seco. Free shuttles connect all museums, so guests can park their cars once and see all. The Museums of the Arroyo include: · Autry’s Historic Southwest Museum (234 Museum Dr, Los Angeles) · The Gamble House (4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena · Heritage Square Museum (3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles) · The Los Angeles Police Museum (6045 York Blvd., Los Angeles) · The…

May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free – $5

Autry After Hours: We Love L.A.

The Autry’s after-hour series returns celebrating all things L.A. Connect with Angelenos while experiencing the work of local poets, DJs, and artists. Enjoy a taco bar, cocktails, wine, and beer. Bring your friends and explore the museum in a creative evening you won’t want to miss! Poets curated by Yesika Starr DJ sets by DJ Funky and Cumbiatón – DJ Sizzle Fantastic Installation and Community Project by Eve LaFountain (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)

June 2019

June 15, 2019 - June 16, 2019
Paseo Colorado, 300 E Colorado
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States

27th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival at Paseo Colorado

The annual Pasadena Chalk Festival is one the largest public art event of its kind. The art of street painting is centuries old. In fact, it dates back to the 16th century when soldiers returning from battle gave homage to the Madonna in front of local churches. There will be food booths, raffle prizes, and a Police Helicopter ride Auction.   10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Leimert Park Village, 43rd Place
Los Angeles, CA United States

Leimert Park Artwalk

Leimert Park Village has a long history of being the center of African American arts and culture. The village is inviting the public on the last Sunday of each month to share a day of art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word, and local shopping. Throughout the day, cultural spaces, artist studios, and storefronts will also have offerings ranging from free computer seminars and specialty vendors to film screenings, youth theater performances, and live bands.

August 2019

August 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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ESAW occurs on third Thursday of June, July and August and runs from 5-9:00PM.
Downtown El Segundo, 311 Main St
El Segundo, CA 90245 United States

El Segundo Art Walk

El Segundo Art Walk (ESAW) is an independently organized, self-guided art walk. Creative businesses throughout Downtown El Segundo and Smoky Hollow transform their spaces to allow Los Angeles-based artists to showcase their work. Attractions also include food trucks, live music and sponsored experiences. Artists can apply here until May 15th. Submitting applications earlier is recommended: https://elsegundoartwalk.com/apply/

August 23, 2019 - August 25, 2019
Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA United States

DTLA Proud

DTLA Proud Festival returns to Pershing Square – celebrating the culture, history, and diversity of the growing LGBTQ+ community that lives, works, and plays in the thriving heart of the city of Los Angeles. Featuring a diverse lineup of local stage talent, community booths, art installations, retail vendors, interactive exhibits, food trucks, bars, and a pop-up water park, DTLA Proud Festival is created by the community, for the community. Proceeds from the festival will help build the DTLA PROUD Community…

October 2019

October 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States

ARAW NG MGA PATAY // Day of the Dead Opening Reception at Avenue 50 Studio

Please join us for the opening reception of ARAW NG MGA PATAY: Filipinx-American Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead on Saturday, October 12 from 7-10PM at Avenue 50 Studio. Admission is free, $5 valet parking will be available on site, free street parking (limited) or the gallery is located within walking distance from the Highland Park Metro Gold Line Station and is off Metro Bus Lines 81, 83 & Highland Park Dash bus. Community Altar. Please bring an offering. Opening…

October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

Brewery Art Colony, 2100 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States

Brewery Art Walk

A bi-annual open studio weekend at the world’s largest art colony. With over 100 studios participating, you will have the opportunity to see new works, discover new favorites, speak with the artists, and purchase artwork directly from the artists’ studios.

December 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States

Open Studios Day

AGCC invites the community to Open Studios Day for a free, family-friendly event to tour artist studios, engage with live demonstrations and performances, view contemporary art, and support local artists by purchasing original works of art. Over 50 Angels Gate Studio Artists will open their doors to the community for Open Studios Day on Saturday, December 7th from noon to 4pm. Gallery: AGCC is putting a spotlight on San Pedro artists in our current exhibition Local Notions, juried by Kristina…

January 2020

January 5 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30 pm, repeating until January 5, 2020

Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
$28 – $30

Enchanted: Forest of Light

Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.   Purchase tickets in advance  


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