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February 2019

February 5 - August 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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

Adia Millett: Breaking Patterns

Adia Millett cycles her imagery through a variety of media, including collage, assemblage, photography, textiles, and painting, creating multilayered representations of deconstructed structures and imaginary interiors that stand in for the human experience and provide a dwelling place for a black aesthetic.   Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

February 10 @ 8:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm
La Canada Flintridge Library, 4545 N. Oakwood Ave.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
Free

Highway 2 Call for Art and Art Show

Highway 2 Art Show at the La Cañada Los Angeles County Library in March 2019 showcasing art of the Angeles National Forest.

March 2019

March 23 - September 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983

Soul of a Nation celebrates the work of Black artists made over two decades beginning in 1963, at the height of the civil rights movement. The exhibition devotes individual galleries either to groups of artists working in a particular city — with three galleries dedicated to artists living and working in Los Angeles – or to a different kind of art production. The exhibition showcases communities engaged in robust artistic dialogues, while also revealing disagreements about what it meant to…

March 23 @ 11:00 am - May 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Gallery Hours 11AM-6PM TUESDAY-SATURDAY AND BY APPOINTMENT
Edward Cella Art & Architecture, 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States

Chris Trueman: After(image)

Edward Cella Gallery is proud to present dynamic new paintings by Chris Trueman in the artists second solo show with the gallery. The most recent works use experimental processes that result in wavering structures constructed by layering positive and negative space as the stages for brushwork that are big and fearless. In paintings that are at times conspicuous by their absence, Trueman creates dynamic explorations of surface. Now painting primarily on Yupo, a synthetic paper, whose nonabsorbent surface allows him…

March 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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.

April 2019

April 26 - September 8
Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars #10
Los Angeles, CA 90067 United States
Free

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

Celebrating the photographers who have played a critical role in bringing hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop is an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers, as told through their most intimate diaries: their unedited contact sheets. Wednesday – Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until April 28, 2019

Eagle Rock Plaza, 2700 Colorado Blvd
Eagle Rock, 90041 United States
Free

Three Questions / Tres Preguntas Mural-Making Workshop

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Presents Three Questions / Tres Preguntas: A Family Mural-making Workshop with artist Ismael de Anda III Join us at Eagle Rock Plaza for “Three Questions,” a free, family-friendly, community mural-making project. Three Questions is a creative exploration of family and identity where you will have the opportunity to create your own mural panel while learning tips from an inventive artist who will help you express your creative talents on canvas. All materials will be…

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$18.00

Exhibiting Black Art in 1970s Los Angeles

Join us for an afternoon conversation, co-presented with LACMA, featuring Suzanne Jackson (artist and founder of Gallery 32), Dale Davis (artist and co-founder of the influential Leimert Park-based Brockman Gallery), and Ian White (artist and son of Charles White), moderated by Sarah Loyer (curator of The Broad’s presentation of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983). Learn about their experiences and work promoting African American artists who are currently on view at The Broad and…

May 2019

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown San Pedro, Between 6th and Centre and 6th and Pacific
San Pedro, CA United States
San Pedro Mural
Free

1st Thursday San Pedro Art Walk

On the first Thursday of each month, the artists, entertainers, and business people of San Pedro celebrate the arts with an evening of open galleries, studios, street vendors, and live entertainment in the San Pedro Art Culture Entertainment District. Downtown San Pedro is magically transformed into a village of creativity surrounded by historical architecture, including the magnificent Warner Grand Theatre, quaint restaurants and cafes, plus plenty of places to shop for unusual items and gifts. Bring the whole family for…

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 15, 2019 at 2:00pm

Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

GANAS DE EXISTIR!

Angels Gate Cultural Center presents the second exhibition from CURATORIAL TAKEOVER 2019, FA4 Collective’s GANAS DE EXISTIR!, a multimedia exhibition featuring artworks that explore themes of identity, erasure and visibility. Curated by FA4 Collective member Gloria Sanchez, the show will feature 21 emerging artists and performers from across the Los Angeles region. April 13th, 12-4pm: The opening reception will offer live music, spoken word, and performance works by Jessa Calderon, Brianna Mims, Jasmine Nyende, Gloria Plaza, and DJ Fuyu. May…

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