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The exhibit explores what made the world fall in love with East LA native Richard “Cheech” Marin and Canadian Tommy Chong while chronicling the development and success of their first feature-length film, Up in Smoke. Items on display will include the original marked-up script from Up in Smoke, the master tape for the soundtrack album, and comedy sketches. Mondays – Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Adults – $12.95, College Students…
Works on view from our permanent collection hail from around the world, and include Pre-Columbian ceramics and textiles from Mexico, Central America and Peru, Modern Mexican masters, and Contemporary Art. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m. Ongoing Exhibition
Published in Los Angeles from 1967-1977, the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza provided a voice to the Chicano Rights Movement. La Raza engaged photographers not only as journalists but also as artists and activists to capture the definitive moments, key players, and signs and symbols of Chicano activism. Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $14, Students (with current ID) and Seniors – $10, Children (3–12) – $6…
In her first solo museum exhibition, artist Guadalupe Rosales explores the radical potential of the archive in a new immersive installation that investigates collective histories within Latinx youth culture in Los Angeles. The exhibit activates memory, and reflects on everyday experiences in communities of color in the 1990s, from private spaces such as the teenage bedroom to cruising, parties and other forms of socializing. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00…
This exhibit examines the transnational exchange and circulation of revolutionary and activist ideas through which political protest intersected with experimental artistic practices across generations, and between the U.S. and Mexico. The exhibition centers on three instances of political and cultural production, each called Regeneración, and the interconnected ideas and relationships between them. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.
Self Help Graphics & Art presents their 45th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition featuring artwork by more than 20 artists across the nation. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This is a group exhibition that examines shifting physical/geographical and conceptual/imagined boundaries (and boundlessness) in-and-around the metropolis of Los Angeles. In addition to the natural and traditional human geography (such as neighborhoods), the artists assembled in Here investigate Los Angeles’ internal physical and conceptual boundaries, the bridges in-between, and permeability of these boundaries. Here explores these localized frictions, the hybridity, and fluidity of Los Angeles, to uncover these bounded and unbounded landscapes within Los Angeles. Opening reception: October 21,…
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 within the Enchanted experience. Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 15th at 10:00 a.m. at enchantedLA.com. Sponsor: Descanso Gardens
Brighten up your holidays with an all new Yuletide tradition! The Zoo will be decorated with festive lights for the winter holiday season. This fresh, exciting event will include family-friendly evening activities to illuminate the season for memories that will make you smile all year. When: December 1 – 31, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Cost: $21 Adults, $18 Seniors, $16 Children ages 2 to 12, Free children under 2 Sponsor: Los Angeles Zoo
This presentation of the 9-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem is depicted with singing, a candlelight procession, and the breaking of a piñata each night. When: December 16 – 24, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sponsors: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Olvera Street Merchants