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Works on view from our permanent collection hail from around the world, and include Pre-Columbian ceramics and textiles from Mexico, Central America and Peru, Modern Mexican masters, and Contemporary Art. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m. Ongoing Exhibition
In her first solo museum exhibition, artist Guadalupe Rosales explores the radical potential of the archive in a new immersive installation that investigates collective histories within Latinx youth culture in Los Angeles. The exhibit activates memory, and reflects on everyday experiences in communities of color in the 1990s, from private spaces such as the teenage bedroom to cruising, parties and other forms of socializing. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00…
This exhibit examines the transnational exchange and circulation of revolutionary and activist ideas through which political protest intersected with experimental artistic practices across generations, and between the U.S. and Mexico. The exhibition centers on three instances of political and cultural production, each called Regeneración, and the interconnected ideas and relationships between them. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.
Self Help Graphics & Art presents their 45th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition featuring artwork by more than 20 artists across the nation. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This is a group exhibition that examines shifting physical/geographical and conceptual/imagined boundaries (and boundlessness) in-and-around the metropolis of Los Angeles. In addition to the natural and traditional human geography (such as neighborhoods), the artists assembled in Here investigate Los Angeles’ internal physical and conceptual boundaries, the bridges in-between, and permeability of these boundaries. Here explores these localized frictions, the hybridity, and fluidity of Los Angeles, to uncover these bounded and unbounded landscapes within Los Angeles. Opening reception: October 21,…
The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is pleased to announce Here, a group exhibition examining the shifting physical and geographical boundaries, along with conceptual and imagined boundaries and boundlessness, in and around Los Angeles. Boundaries contain an inherent paradox. As political theorist William E. Connolly suggests in his book The Ethos of Pluralization, “Boundaries provide pre-conditions of identity, individual agency, and collective action; but they also close off possibilities of being that might otherwise flourish. Boundaries both foster and inhibit…Find out more »
This presentation of the 9-day journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem is depicted with singing, a candlelight procession, and the breaking of a piñata each night. When: December 16 – 24, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sponsors: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Olvera Street Merchants
Choirs, instrumental groups, and dance companies representing the many cultures of Los Angeles celebrate the season with seasonally-themed music and dance from across the cultural spectrum. Around 1,500 performers from 35 groups, chosen by competitive application, participate in this event. Cost: Free, Parking is free for this event Sponsor: Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Leimert Park Village has a long history of being the center of African American arts and culture. The village invites the public on the last Sunday of each month to share a day of art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word, and local shopping. Throughout the day, cultural spaces, artist studios, and storefronts will also have offerings ranging from free computer seminars and specialty vendors to film screenings, youth theater performances, and live bands. Sponsor: Leimert Park Artwalk
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…