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April 2018
April 1 - June 23
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

#LookingAtMyLosAngeles

As part of this year’s 10th anniversary celebration of the literacy initiative, the Big Read Program, and the featured title, Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, Angelenos are invited to participate in a citywide art awareness and cultural appreciation campaign, #LookingAtMyLosAngeles. Starting on April 1 Angelenos can send a picture of a mural, monument, historic site or related public work in Los Angeles that features historic figures, civil rights themes, and/or address social issues. A 30-second video of creative expression in front…

June 2018
June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Free

Public Art Tour Aboard Metro Rail

The Department of Cultural Affairs and the Metro Art Docent Council have partnered to offer an exciting docent-led exploration of public art commissioned for the Metro Rail System. Each of the works in this special tour will address the themes of social justice, diversity and/or artivism, in conjunction with this year’s Big Read Program title selection, Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. Join us for this dynamic tour aboard METRO rail. Each attendee will receive a TAP card with…


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