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September 2018

September 29, 2018 - February 16, 2019
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology

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.

February 2019

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - March 2 @ 4:00 pm
Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
Free

OPENING RECEPTION: FOUR WOMEN curated Peter Woods

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 7-10PM. Light refreshments will be served. Exhibition Dates: February 9 – March 2, 2019. Gallery Hours: Tues-Thurs, Sat & Sun 10AM-4PM FOUR WOMEN. Curated by Peter Woods. A Modern Look at Black Women Artists in 4 Chapters. Four Women is an art exhibit that takes its name from the Nina Simone classic. The concept was simply to create space for the artist’s work to communicate with each other/to us/to what it means to…

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - March 2 @ 4:00 pm
Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
Free

OPENING RECEPTION: VEINTE by Sandra Vista

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 7-10PM. Light refreshments will be served. Exhibition Dates: February 9 – March 2, 2019. Gallery Hours: Tues-Thurs, Sat & Sun 10AM-4PM Opening in our Annex Gallery & Red Floor Gallery is VEINTE, a collection of works by artist, Sandra Vista, made between 1999-2019. Vista has exhibited nationally and internationally in Baltonfured and Budapest, Hungary (1997 & 1998, where she was also an artist-in-residence), at the Organizations of Independent Artists in New York (1998…

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Will and Ariel Durant Branch Library, 7140 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
Free

KidCraft: American American Heritage Month Drum Event

Travel in a jungle safari with Clarence “CHAZZ” Ross and his 26 African Djembe Drums! Drums not only emulate animal sounds but also raindrops, sea breezes, earthquake rumbles and cracks of thunder. Everyone has the ability to create rhythm. Let your playfulness and imagination soar as you join in the fun with Chazz. A sensory experience for all ages.

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 23, 2019

An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until February 24, 2019

Hillcrest Congregational Church, 2000 West Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631 United States
Free

59th Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts

Celebrating 59 years as a community service event showcasing the arts. Enjoy artist demonstrations, exhibits, children’s art workshops, an arts and crafts boutique, entertainment, and food. View and shop for ceramics, sculpture, oil and watercolor paintings, jewelry, handmade clothing, mixed media, blown glass, carved wood, pottery, photography, and weaving.

February 23 - March 30
South Bay Contemporary SoLA Gallery, 3718 W. Slauson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90043 United States
Free

Cardboard Revival Series, work by Holly Tempo

Carboard Revival Series is a reflection of and meditation about the incongruity of our reality regarding housing and human rights. Artist Holly Tempo is a member of SBC SoLA Gallery’s women artists of color advisory council. This installation is on view during FRESH 2019, an exhibition juried by Steven Wong. Open Fridays & Saturdays,11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Jefferson Branch Library, 2211 W Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018 United States
Free

Mobile Memory Lab: Scanning Day

Digitize and share your materials related to African American history in Jefferson Park and vicinity: photographs (prints, slides, negatives), letters, 3-D objects. Images will be shared publicly at the Los Angeles Public Library’s Digital Collections. Participants receive digital copies of their materials on a USB drive to keep. Limit of 10 scans per person.

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Echo Park Branch Library, 1410 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

The Queen of Katwe

Life in Uganda is a struggle for 10-year-old Phiona and her family, but everything changes when she learns to play chess. Based on a true story.

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Louie Cruz Beltran: Roots & Rhythm

Master conguero and entertainer Louie Cruz Beltran uses his superb percussion skills and humor to tell the story of how Afro Cuban rhythms evolved into today’s musical styles. This is a fun, informative, engaging and interactive experience using a variety of small percussion instruments and is suitable for all ages.

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fowler Museum, UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

Fowler Families: World Travelers

Decorate your very own passport before taking an imaginative journey across the globe! Explore and learn about artworks from countries around the world with Fowler Educators while gathering stamps for your passport at each stop.  View objects from the Fowler’s extensive holdings of art from Africa.

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