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December 2019

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 12, 2020

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027
Free

‘Loitering is delightful’ at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Loitering is traditionally considered the preserve of delinquents, teenagers, and miscreants. Generally speaking, those up to no good.   Of course, some are freer to dillydally than others. As Ross Gay reminds us in his incisive essay Loitering Is Delightful (which the author has kindly permitted us to use here), “the darker your skin, the more likely you are to be “loitering.” As Gay goes on to point out, for people of color, any public display of “non-productive delight” – from loitering…

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm

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

Fathom – Bridging San Pedro

Blue McRight’s artwork focuses on water, especially the ocean. Join Blue in creating suspended vertical sculptures that address projected sea level rise and the urgent problem of ocean plastic, utilizing simple techniques such as knotting, twisting, and looping using rope, nets, and salvaged ocean plastic collected and donated by South Bay community members including Captain Charles Moore, the Surfrider Foundation, and the Glove Boat. How will we fathom, or understand, these issues? “Fathom” also can mean the span of your…

December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
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…

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 5, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Free – $14

Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley Opens to the Public

For the past three decades, David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa, born 1954) has been a recognized voice from Indian Country, confronting through his art questions of identity, self-determination, and self-representation, as well as definitions of “traditional” Indian art. Drawing influence from diverse sources such as Santa Fe–style painting of the 1930s–40s, Renaissance art, pop culture, advertising, and film, Bradley’s work is at once serious and fun, historical and contemporary.

January 2020

January 18, 2020 @ 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…

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