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February 2018
February 1 - August 26
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

Adler Guerrier: Conditions and Forms for blck Longevity

Adler Guerrier (b. 1975, Port-au- Prince) is best known for his work in photography and printmaking that explores the poetics and politics of place. He examines the public space of the street as a site for civil discourse and disobedience and the more private realm of the home and yard as places for meditative observation and reverie—addressing both as political spheres. Guerrier’s new project for CAAM continues his investigation of history’s relationship to landscape, picturing what the artist has described…

February 8 - August 26
California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
Free

How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles

The exhibition charts the story of gospel in LA, including the Azusa Street Revival in 1906, the Great Migration to Los Angeles in the 1940’s, musical innovators within black church congregations, its key role during the Civil Rights era, and the thriving commercial success it enjoyed afterward. Each period contributed to producing a global musical phenomenon that shifted American popular culture and politics—and uplifted the country for generations. Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. –…

February 11 - July 1
Fowler Museum at UCLA, W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power

Meleko Mokgosi’s large-scale episodic painting cycle Bread, Butter, and Power forms the newest chapter in his ongoing series Democratic Intuition, which seeks to explore ideas about the many ways that democratic concepts influence our lives, loves, and relationships on macro- and micro-levels. This twenty-panel installation interrogates the theme of feminism in the context of southern Africa, and considers the consequences of dividing labor practices by gender. Sponsored by Fowler Museum

February 25 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 7:00 pm
Ocean Front Park, Venice Beach
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States
Free

Festival of the Chariots

Three colorful forty-foot chariots, handmade in the ancient Indian tradition, are hand pulled by huge ropes down Main St. in Santa Monica, accompanied by musicians, singers, and dancers. The parade ends at the festival site at Ocean Front Park in Venice. At the site, huge tents house exhibits, food stands, and two stages. Free vegetarian meals are served to fifteen thousand attendees. Children’s activities include face painting, arts and crafts, and entertainment for family and kids. Sponsor: International Society for…

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - August 4 @ 9:00 pm
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$25 - $50

LA’s Festival of the Americas

The festival will highlight Latin culture with music, art, dance, and culinary delicacies. LA’s Festival of the Americas will offer the public Latin music and dance to delight the senses. The festival will not only bring the Latin-American community together but will also introduce Angelenos to the vast and rich heritage of Latin culture. Sponsor: Yambu Productions

February 26 - September 3
Downtown Hermosa Beach, Intersection of Valley Drive and Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA United States
Free

Fiesta Hermosa

For the past forty years, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California. Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. With the ocean as a backdrop, the festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in downtown Hermosa Beach. Sponsor: Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce

April 2018
April 1 - June 23
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

#LookingAtMyLosAngeles

As part of this year’s 10th anniversary celebration of the literacy initiative, the Big Read Program, and the featured title, Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, Angelenos are invited to participate in a citywide art awareness and cultural appreciation campaign, #LookingAtMyLosAngeles. Starting on April 1 Angelenos can send a picture of a mural, monument, historic site or related public work in Los Angeles that features historic figures, civil rights themes, and/or address social issues. A 30-second video of creative expression in front…

April 2 - August 3
Center for the Art Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Summer Arts Camp 2018

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock Summer Open Camp Registration

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock is delighted to welcome children ages 6-12 years old to their Summer Arts Camp for a season of artistic discovery and making new friends. Campers will explore visual art, performance, cooking, sculpture, textiles, writing, photography, and more! They offer weekly camp sessions, from Monday, June 11 through Friday, August 10. Classes are taught by local, contemporary artists, and each week culminates in a live performance, art exhibition, and celebration of all things creative. REGISTER HERE Week 1: June…

April 4 - June 30
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, 695 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Permanent Collection at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

Our mission is to incorporate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands, with a focus on Micronesia, into a permanent collection, educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $5, Seniors – $3, Students – $3 Members & Children under 12 – Free Sponsor: Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

April 4 - June 30
USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA United States

Permanent Collection of Pacific Asia Museum

The permanent collection has items over 5,000 years old, visit our newly installed galleries to discover these treasures. The museum’s permanent collection holds Japanese, Chinese and “Orientalist” Graphic Art, East Asian ceramics, a Jade Collection and a Costumes and Textiles collection. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. , Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members & Children – Free USC faculty, staff, and students – Free Sponsor: USC…


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