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January 2020

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 1, 2020

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Cross Colours: Black Fashion in the 20th Century

In 1990, on the first season of the hit primetime television show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, lead actor Will Smith wore a series of boldly hued and geometric looks designed by a young Los Angeles–based urban apparel line named Cross Colours. African American-owned, founded by Carl Jones and T.J. Walker, the brand quickly skyrocketed, securing a plethora of orders across the country and breaking color barriers in the field of men’s apparel. The commercial success of Cross Colours,…

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 1, 2020

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Timothy Washington: Citizen/Ship

Los Angeles–based artist Timothy Washington (b. 1946) has crafted a visionary display of mixed-media works in his Leimert Park residence for over fifty years. A prominent figure during the Black Arts Movement—a key moment in the 1960s and 1970s when African American artists and writers collectively celebrated black culture— Washington has been a pioneer of socio-politically charged work ever since, exhibiting both locally and nationally with renowned fellow artists, such as Charles White and David Hammons. In the late 1970s,…

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 22, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 22, 2020

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu is a mid-career survey that will unite nearly 40 works on paper with 35 paintings dating from 1996 to the present by Julie Mehretu. The first-ever comprehensive retrospective of Mehretu’s career, it covers over two decades of her examination of history, colonialism, capitalism, geopolitics, war, global uprising, diaspora, and displacement through the artistic strategies of abstraction, architecture, landscape, movement, and, most recently, figuration.   Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,  Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., …

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 18, 2020

Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Dia de Guadalupe Exhibition

Featuring: Alfonso Aceves, Cidne Hart, David Botello, Ernesto Vazquez, Isabel Martinez, J. Michael Walker, Mar Abella, Mita Cuaron, Nico Avina, Ofelia Esparza, Sergio Robleto, Yaneli Delgado The Virgen de Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Mexican identity and faith. Her image is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice. “She is used as a symbol of justice because she holds an appeal to the poor, to marginalized people. In the modern day, we can see her as…

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 4, 2020

Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Bridging San Pedro – Exhibition Opening Reception

AGCC proudly presents Bridging San Pedro: Visual Literacy as Community Practice, an exhibition that highlights the community’s relationships to the land and sea. Curated by jill moniz, this project extends visual literacy and action to empower community and place. Artists and community members come together to honor the past, articulate the complexities of the present and forge a visually communal, participatory language and making that bridges San Pedro. Artists June Edmonds, Cole James, Blue McRight, and Alexis Slickelman will exhibit…

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
$160

Youth Painting Studio with Kassidy Penso

Youth Painting Studio with Kassidy Penso Ages 8 – 12 Experiment with different painting media and learn the basics of painting! Students will learn the fundamentals of painting and how to use different painting tools, play with color, shape, and composition to create their own finished works of art. When: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:30pm January 20 – February 24, 2020 (6 classes) Where: Center for the Arts Eagle Rock 2225 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041 Cost: $160, materials included…

January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
$190

Adult Painting Studio with Kassidy Penso

Adult Painting Studio with Kassidy Penso Ages 16 and Up This workshop is a great way for beginning and experienced artists to work on an original painting project. Students will learn new painting techniques, exercises and concept development to create their own original acrylic paintings. When: Mondays, 6:00 – 8:00pm January 20 – February 24, 2020 (6 classes) Where: Center for the Arts Eagle Rock 2225 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041 Cost: $190, materials included Questions? Call 323-561-3044 x221…

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 12, 2020

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
$200

Personal Essay Workshop: Telling your story in words and pictures with Charlotte Hildebrand

Personal Essay Workshop: Telling your story in words and pictures with Charlotte Hildebrand Ages 21 and Up Tell your story through this personal essay workshop. Students will complete 2 graphic essays, employing both text and illustration to tell their stories. The essays will be based on personal recollections or observations, with implications for a wider, universal meaning. Basic skills in drawing and writing are helpful, but everyone is welcome — Everyone has a story to tell! When: Thursdays 6:30 –…

January 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

The Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
$20

Photo LA 2020

The International Los Angeles photographic art exposition features the finest photographic art from the earliest 19th century photographic experiments to the most contemporary photography and photo-based art. More than 80 premiere galleries and private dealers will present international and US artists.   Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $20, Students and Seniors $15

February 2020

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - April 17 @ 6:00 pm
Oxy Arts, 4757 York Blvd.
LA, CA 90042 United States
Free

Shizu Saldamando: L.A. Intersections

Join us for the opening reception for the solo exhibition of Shizu Saldamando, Wanlass Artist-in-Residence. https://www.oxy.edu/events/opening-reception-shizu-saldamando-la-intersections Special DJ Set by Crasslos Snacks by East Los Musubi Shizu Saldamando was born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her B.A. from UCLA’s School of Arts and Architecture and her M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts. Her drawings, paintings, sculptures, and videos have been exhibited both locally and internationally and experiment…

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