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January 2020

January 14, 2020 @ 12:00 am - April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027

Tristan Espinoza: Index, Interiors

Tristan Espinoza’s Index, Interiors, presents the site-specific, web-based artwork, perennial, a project archiving the artist’s personal and cultural histories associated with Southern California’s ubiquitous citrus heritage. Espinoza indexes an array of recording and rendering approaches—from the hand-made artistic medium of cyanotypes to an obscured second-hand comprehension derived from artificial intelligence—poetically cultivating a discourse around societal relationships and distances to material experiences, memories, and their proxies. Tristan Espinoza [b. 1995, Tamuning, Guam (he/they)] has exhibited internationally and in the US, in…

January 2021

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form

The exhibition Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form focuses on the artist’s early life that significantly influenced his artistic style and form, from conceptualism and minimalism when he lived in New York in the 60s, to color and figurative work when he returned to Los Angeles.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 21, 2021

Free

All Dolled Up: A 40 Year Celebration of the William Grant Still Arts Center’s Annual Black Doll Show

All Dolled Up: A 40 Year Celebration of the William Grant Still Arts Center’s Annual Black Doll Show, is one of the longest-running displays of Black Dolls in Los Angeles. The show will roll out with three themes and premieres on December 12, 2020, and will run through February 21, 2021. This community tradition honors the diversity and uniqueness of the Black community through an exhibition of historical, artistic, and commercial Black dolls. The retrospective reflects forty years of Black…

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form

The online exhibition Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form focuses on the artist’s early life that significantly influenced his artistic style and form, from conceptualism and minimalism when he lived in New York in the 60s, to color and figurative work when he returned to Los Angeles.

January 18
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MOLAA en Casa Online, Long Beach, CA United States
Free

OaxaCAlifornia: Through the Experience of the Duo Tlacolulokos

These paintings consider the relationship between the city of Los Angeles and the Zapotec communities of Oaxaca and California through the visual arts, education, social activism and literature. Oaxacan migration has had a large impact on local culture.

January 18
California African American Museum – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States

CAAM 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in art, culture, and community during CAAM’s virtual festival. Enjoy an array of vibrant programs and activities for all ages, including a panel about his legacy, family art workshops, and more.

January 18
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MOLAA en Casa Online, Long Beach, CA United States
Free

José Bedia and Belkis Ayón

The Afro-Cuban Experience in Art from the Museum of Latin American Art The Afro-Cuban Experience in Art from the Museum of Latin American Art. Belkis Ayon’s mysterious images are based upon the mythology of the Afro-Cuban all-male secret society the Abakua.

January 18
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The Huntington- Online, Pasadena, CA United States
Free

Growing Up in Downtown Los Angeles During the 1880s

In 1964 an audio recording was made by a member of one of the early pioneer families of Los Angeles. In the recording, Belle Buford Thom Collins recalled growing up in 1880s Los Angeles. The interviewee’s father, Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915), was Los Angeles County district attorney, Mayor of Los Angeles (elected 1882), and later a California state senator.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

Digital Festival at The Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

Ford Digital Festivals: Solidarity for Sanctuary

Enjoy thought-provoking panel discussions, performances inspired by the legendary Selena, and introductions to the organizations and artists working to make L.A. a more vibrant city for all. In addition to thoughtful panel discussions and a reading from poet Yosimar Reyes.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

MOLAA en Casa Online, Long Beach, CA United States
Free

Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is proud to host a retrospective exhibition of work by legendary L.A. Chicano artist  Frank Romero. The exhibition spans over 50 years of the artist’s career.o

January 18
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California African American Museum – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

California African American Museum YouTube Channel

You can access all of CAAM’s videos “from artist interviews to exhibition previews and guest profiles” on CAAM’s YouTube Channel. There are short videos about their exhibitions and public programs plus full recordings of many of their archived Zoom programs including a free yoga class and a talk with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and political commentator Bakari Sellers. New videos are added frequently.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Los Angeles Central Library – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

The Yale Puppeteers & The Turnabout Theatre

The Los Angeles Public Library presents the life’s work of Harry Burnett, Forman Brown, and Richard “Roddy “Brandon. Together, they forged a professional and deeply personal bond that lasted a lifetime and invited Los Angles to turnabout! The marionettes were a “must see” part of Los Angeles from 1941 through 1956.  This online exhibit is part of a display in the Getty Gallery.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Free

UCLA Film & Television Archive

Watch and listen to a selection of films, television, and radio programs preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive.

January 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2021

Free

Rembrandt in Southern California

The remarkable group of Rembrandt paintings in Southern California museums represents nearly every phase of the artist’s long and productive career.  In addition, Rembrandt in Southern California provides insight into the rich holdings of etchings and drawings on paper by the master in museums throughout the region. Together, Southern  California’s drawn, etched, and painted works attest to the remarkable range of Rembrandt’s achievement across his long career.

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until March 31, 2021

William Grant Still Arts Center (online), 2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
Free

“Going to the Club,” Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show

Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show, “Going to the Club” starts Saturday, January 9 from 4 to 6:00 p.m. While the dolls can have a have a night out, we will have a night in, with a Zoom dance party, and visits with special guests, all to celebrate William Grant Still Arts Center’s‘s signature exhibition. DJ Novena Carmel @novenacarmel and Host Quami Dushon will give us the inspirational vibes. In between dancing we will present a page from our,…

January 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until March 13, 2021

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

Behind the Mask – Virtual Exhibition

Behind the Mask investigates the role of the mask as an icon in contemporary artistic explorations and understandings of race, gender, sexuality, mythology, histories, and cultural remembrance. Guest curated by Sarah Umles, Behind the Mask features artists Jack Black, Skount Garcia, Ashley Johnson and Alicia Piller. An interactive, self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition will be released on Friday, January 22nd at angelsgateart.org with gallery appointments pending the guidance of state and local health orders. The exhibition will run through…

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Virtual Exhibition accessible online
Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Borderline – Virtual Exhibition

Borderline explores the notion of the border – both as a metaphor for our lived experience and as a tool to undermine the certainty of the territories it defines. By occupying the in-between space that exists between two distinct conditions, we defiantly trespass into adjacent space, breakdown conventional barriers, and explore new territories. An interactive, self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition will be released on Friday, January 22nd at angelsgateart.org with gallery appointments pending the guidance of local and state…

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Behind the Mask – Virtual Opening Reception

Join the artists and curator for a virtual tour of the exhibition, Behind the Mask, at Angels Gate Cultural Center. The exhibition investigates the role of the mask in contemporary artistic explorations and understandings of race, gender, sexuality, mythology, histories, and futures. The centrality of the mask is paramount to the artists’ unique aesthetic lexicons and used as a tool, both for cultural remembrance and as an icon of contemporary identity politics. Behind the Mask is guest curated by Sarah…

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
Free

Borderline – Virtual Opening & Curator Talk

Join the artists and curators for a virtual tour and discussion of the exhibition, Borderline, hosted by Angels Gate Cultural Center. Borderline explores the notion of the border – both as a metaphor for our lived experience and as a tool to undermine the certainty of the territories it defines. By occupying the in-between space that exists between two distinct conditions, we defiantly trespass into adjacent space, breakdown conventional barriers, and explore new territories. Borderline is guest curated by Mahsa…

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