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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 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 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 - October 28
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project

Artist Kip Fulbeck continues his project, begun in 2001, of photographing persons who identify as “Hapa”—of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander descent—as a means of promoting awareness and positive acceptance of multiracial identity. Through October 28 Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Youth – $6, Members & Children 5 and under Free Free Thursday evenings and all day every third Thursday of the month. Sponsor: Japanese American National Museum

April 11 - September 3
Norton Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105 United States

In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India

In Search of New Markets explores how Indian craft traditions were re-imagined for the export market in the 19th century. The objects on view in this intimate exhibition were created for commercial purposes and marks the first time that several of these works have been on view at the Museum. The exhibit explores the historical sources and practices that informed the production of ceramics and wooden furniture in colonial India. It also reveals the distinctly modern modes of promotion and…

April 30 - August 6
DCA Arts Centers Summer Classes and Camps 2018

Summer Classes and Camps Registration at DCA Arts Centers

DCA’s Arts Centers provide quality and affordable arts education for all ages. Enrollment is open for general summer classes including art classes, music classes, along with summer camps for kids and teens. DCA’s Community Arts Division supports the arts through eight Arts Centers located throughout the City. Find your closest DCA Arts Center and sign up. Summer Camp at Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center in CD 1 Download Lincoln Height’s Brochure Summer Classes at Canoga Park Youth Arts Center in…

May 2018
May 1 - August 5
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Pathways to Paradise: Medieval India and Europe

The pages of medieval manuscripts reveal a dynamically interconnected world filled with real and imagined ideas about foreign peoples and places. Buddhists, Muslims, and Christians living in Europe and Asia conceived paradise as a place of perfect harmony, but the path for locating such a site or achieving this state of mind varied. By exploring the terrestrial and celestial realms, this exhibition highlights the spiritual motivations for creating and owning portable and devotional artworks. Tuesdays – Thursdays & Sundays 10:00…


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