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September 2019

September 1 - December 31
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Images of The Divine in Everyday Mexico: Ex-Votos and Retablos from The Permanent Collection

Selected from the museum’s permanent collection, this group of votive paintings from Mexico spans the early 19th to the mid-20th centuries. Known as ex-votos (meaning “from a vow” in Latin) or retablos (meaning “behind the altar” in Latin), these small paintings on tin are religious offerings venerating the divine or expressing gratitude for an answered prayer. These are public and private expressions of faith meant to evidence divine intervention within daily life. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00 noon –…

September 1 - December 31
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Form and Function in the Ancient Americas

Vincent Price Art Museum’s permanent collection includes artworks from ancient civilizations in Central and South America, with a concentration of art from West Mexico and Peru. Form and Function in the Ancient Americas highlight the wide range of cultures represented in our pre-Columbian collection. Cultures from the Nayarit-Jalisco-Colima region of West Mexico (2000 – 1000 BCE) to the Chimú of Peru (900-1500 CE) are featured.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays, 12:00 noon –…

September 1 - December 31
Southwest Museum, 234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065 United States
Free

Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery

Featuring more than 100 pieces of rare ceramics from the Autry’s Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, this exhibition traces the dramatic changes that transformed the Pueblo pottery tradition in the era following sixteenth-century Spanish colonization to the present. Organized by Pueblo language groups, the show includes pieces by such well-known potters as Maria and Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Nampeyo (Hopi) and her descendants, Juan Cruz Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo) and Tonita Peña Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Gladys…

September 7, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery, 415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

Memories of Diaspora: Immigration Narratives of Los Angeles

Memories of Diaspora: Immigration Narratives of Los Angeles celebrates the intensely personal struggles, hopes, and dreams that comprise the immigrant experience. The exhibition features work by Art Division students who are first-generation Angelenos with work by Art Division faculty and artists from Oaxaca, Mexico, whose art depicts family memories of journeying North to cross the border. The exhibit is curated by Art Division Executive Director Dan McCleary, Director of Painting and Drawing Luis Serrano and Assistant to the Director, Dagmar…

September 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
Free

Inland Ink – Celebrating Masters of Printmaking Working in Inland Southern California

Connected by their mastery of putting ink to paper and a shared geography, Denise Kraemer, Pavel Acevedo, Tim Musso, Froukje Schaffsma-Smith, Chick Curtis, and C. Matthew Luther explore a broad variety of traditional, as well as contemporary, printmaking techniques from woodcut to digital prints. Contemporary printmaking is flourishing in Inland Southern California, with artists exploring new digital approaches, renewing time-honored techniques, and printing on and with alternative materials and tools. New technologies have been swiftly integrated by some printmakers while…

October 2019

October 3, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
Free

Lost in The Andes

Armando Lerma begins with scavenged, discarded signs, their familiar corporate logos long faded. He creates art that reflects his Mexican American heritage and borderland upbringing with an aesthetic that is inherently Californian. Found objects and pop culture imagery are tightly woven together, infusing disparate mythologies and a multitude of cultural references into his artistic practice. Living and working in the Southern California desert town of Coachella, Lerma is a master of rasquachismo. The opening reception is Thursday, October 3, 6…

October 19, 2019 - February 29, 2020
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States

George Rodriguez: Double Vision

George Rodriguez: Double Vision, is the first comprehensive retrospective of the American photographer, spanning over 40 years of images from the Chicano civil rights movement, Hollywood celebrity circles, and music and entertainment scenes in Los Angeles and beyond.   Opening reception October 19, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00p.m.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

November 2019

November 21, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Museum of Social Justice, 115 Paseo de La Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Alfredo Libre Gutierrez’s “El Transportapueblos: The Resilientes”

This is more than an art installation, it is a series of nine coyote sculptures positioned along the train route that most migrants take on their journey North through Central Mexico. These sculptures are made of recycled wood and are used by travelers as way-finding and are often covered in messages of support and communication. They have shelves that are restocked with basic supplies such as water, medicine, route maps, and the sides display contact information of shelters and organizations…

December 2019

December 1 - December 25
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Grand Park’s Winter Glow

Grand Park’s Winter Glow is an immersive nighttime art experience that will take over Grand Park in celebration of the holidays. As the days shorten and darken, the park will celebrate light as a giver of warmth, a source of beauty and the key component to bringing people together during the fall and winter months. Families will make new holiday memories strolling together through this 12-acre art, projection and light display, exhibit and installation and experience the wonder of Grand…

December 1 - December 25
Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Los Angeles County Tree Lighting

Join Grand Park and The Music Center for the Los Angeles County annual tree lighting featuring performances by local music artists and community groups.   Check website for time

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