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January 2018
January 24 - July 31
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Gary Simmons: Fade to Black

Much of Simmons’s work in this exhibit centers on his signature erasure techniques. Early in his career, he drew in white chalk on readymade chalkboards or directly onto slate-painted walls, then smudged the images with his hands. In recent years, he has adapted the process to canvas and large-scale wall works, such as “Blue Field Explosions” (2009), a monumental drawing in the stadium that is home to the Dallas Cowboys. Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00…

February 2018
February 1 - August 26
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Adler Guerrier: Conditions and Forms for blck Longevity

Adler Guerrier (b. 1975, Port-au- Prince) is best known for his work in photography and printmaking that explores the poetics and politics of place. He examines the public space of the street as a site for civil discourse and disobedience and the more private realm of the home and yard as places for meditative observation and reverie—addressing both as political spheres. Guerrier’s new project for CAAM continues his investigation of history’s relationship to landscape, picturing what the artist has described…

February 8 - August 26
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles

The exhibition charts the story of gospel in LA, including the Azusa Street Revival in 1906, the Great Migration to Los Angeles in the 1940’s, musical innovators within black church congregations, its key role during the Civil Rights era, and the thriving commercial success it enjoyed afterward. Each period contributed to producing a global musical phenomenon that shifted American popular culture and politics—and uplifted the country for generations. Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. –…

February 11 - July 1
Fowler Museum at UCLA, W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power

Meleko Mokgosi’s large-scale episodic painting cycle Bread, Butter, and Power forms the newest chapter in his ongoing series Democratic Intuition, which seeks to explore ideas about the many ways that democratic concepts influence our lives, loves, and relationships on macro- and micro-levels. This twenty-panel installation interrogates the theme of feminism in the context of southern Africa, and considers the consequences of dividing labor practices by gender. Sponsored by Fowler Museum

March 2018
March 14 - September 9
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Charting the Terrain: Eric Mack and Pamela Smith Hudson

In this exhibit new and recent works by Atlanta-based artist Eric Mack and Los Angeles-based artist Pamela Smith Hudson offer nuanced, abstract perspectives on the West Coast landscape. Both artists create intricate compositions of aerial views that are reminiscent of topographic or satellite maps. Their detailed landscapes portray beaches and forests, sites that have recently endured natural and man-made devastation and rejuvenation. Honing in on their surroundings with geometrical, patterned, and grid-like or undulating forms, Mack and Smith Hudson provide…

March 14 - September 9
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Shinique Smith: Refuge

For more than a decade, multimedia artist Shinique Smith has employed new, used, and personal recycled clothing, fabrics, and objects—items that exist in the realm of what we call belongings—to construct sculptures, paintings, and site-specific installations. Examining the ways in which these objects resonate on a personal and social scale, Smith’s works operate at the convergence of consumption, displacement, and sanctuary. “Refuge” proposes that we all belong to each other and have the capacity to build, shelter, and strengthen the…

April 2018
April 2 - August 3
Center for the Art Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Summer Arts Camp 2018

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Summer Open Camp Registration

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock is delighted to welcome children ages 6-12 years old to their Summer Arts Camp for a season of artistic discovery and making new friends. Campers will explore visual art, performance, cooking, sculpture, textiles, writing, photography, and more! They offer weekly camp sessions, from Monday, June 11 through Friday, August 10. Classes are taught by local, contemporary artists, and each week culminates in a live performance, art exhibition, and celebration of all things creative. REGISTER HERE Week 1: June…

April 4 - July 14
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Soul Mining

Soul Mining looks broadly at the influence of Asian labor and culture in the Americas with artists from Asia, Latin America, and the United States. Works on display uncover histories of forced migration, political struggle and transformation, and offer personal narratives to reconcile with these collective experiences. Through July 14 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

April 4 - June 30
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, 695 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Permanent Collection at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

Our mission is to incorporate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands, with a focus on Micronesia, into a permanent collection, educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $5, Seniors – $3, Students – $3 Members & Children under 12 – Free Sponsor: Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

April 4 - June 30
USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA United States

Permanent Collection of Pacific Asia Museum

The permanent collection has items over 5,000 years old, visit our newly installed galleries to discover these treasures. The museum’s permanent collection holds Japanese, Chinese and “Orientalist” Graphic Art, East Asian ceramics, a Jade Collection and a Costumes and Textiles collection. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. , Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members & Children – Free USC faculty, staff, and students – Free Sponsor: USC…


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