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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…

February 8 @ 12:00 am - March 21 @ 12:00 am
Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
Free

Mujer=Rights

“We are worthy, we are special, we are capable, we are powerful” During the months of February and March Avenue 50 will be hosting an exhibition titled “Mujer = Rights”. Make sure to save the date and keep an eye out for more updates! Displaying works by: Adriana Carranza, Emilia Cruz, Gabriela Malinalxochitl Zapata, Jackie Hernandez, Jazmine Puentes, Karen Neubert, Mar Abella, Suzanna Urquiza, Yaneli Delgado

February 18 @ 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,…

February 18 @ 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,…

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 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…

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 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., …

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 1, 2020

Art + Practice, 3401 W 43rd Place
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
Free

Collective Constellation: Selections from The Eileen Harris Norton Collection

This exhibition draws from philanthropist, art collector and Art + Practice co-founder Eileen Harris Norton’s collection, showcasing a selection of artworks by women of color. The exhibition seeks to highlight an intergenerational, multi-ethnic group of trailblazing artists who have profoundly impacted the landscape of contemporary art. Works range from painting and sculpture to video and installation, and include artists such as Shirin Neshat, Betye Saar, Doris Salcedo, Amy Sherald, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 4, 2020

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

Textile Arts: Gelatin Plate Printing with Connie Rohman

Textile Arts: Gelatin Plate Printing with Connie Rohman Ages 16 and up Discover the delights of creating your own unique fabrics with gelatin plate mono-printing. Students will use custom created stencils, found materials, paper masks and mark-making tools to create unique fabric prints. Each student will leave class with their own gelatin plate, stencils, and a yard’s worth of 8”x10” fabric monoprints. When: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm February 5 – March 4, 2020 (4 classes) *Note: no class…

February 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

The Progress Gallery, 300 S. Thomas St.
Pomona, CA 91766 United States
Free

“Echoes of Shadows Revealed” One Woman Show, Artist: Adeola Davies-Ayeloja

A one-woman show, featuring the art of ADEOLA DAVIES-AIYELOJA  “Echoes of Shadows Revealed”  (Shadows, a metaphor for pealing the surface, revealing and coming into light, to learn about true self).   Artist Reception February 8, 3:00 – 9:00 pm

February 20 @ 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 –…

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