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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 1 - December 31
Museum of Tolerance, 9786 Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035 United States

Para Todos Los Niños – Fighting Segregation in California

Many people know of desegregation as it happened in the American South, but this exhibition shares the story of the landmark struggles of Latino families in Southern California almost ten years before Brown v. Board of Education. Para Todos Los Niños – Fighting Segregation in California, shows the history of segregation and discrimination in California that targeted all non-White citizens, in housing, jobs, and schools. Ongoing Exhibition Adults – $15.50, Seniors – $13.50, Children – $12.50, Children under five, Military…

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 15, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$7 – $10

Memento: A Retrospective Exhibition by Tomás Ochoa

Antología Memento (Memento Anthology) presents sixteen large panels that depict Colombia’s landscape, architecture, and peoples. Ochoa rewrites Latin American history by highlighting the events that have literally shaped the jungles and buildings of the country. The works become an illustrated and updated timeline that joins Colombia’s present reality with its hidden past.   Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members and Children…

September 21, 2019 - January 19, 2020
Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA United States
$12 – $15

Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia

The exhibit addresses the artistic legacy of modern master Rufino Tamayo (1890-1991). Fifty prints on loan from Mixografia in Los Angeles depicting silhouetted figures, celestial bodies and the feathered serpent-god Quetzalcoatl will illustrate the “fourth great one’s” last artistic expedition to discover a uniquely Mexican style in form.   Tuesdays – Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adults $15, Seniors and Students $12, Members and Children under 12 Free, Free Admission for Santa Ana residents on Sundays

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…

September 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
$7 – $9

RAW: Craft, Commodity, and Capitalism

RAW features nine contemporary artists working with a range of commodities to reflect upon the history of colonialism, slavery, and globalization. Because many artists in the exhibition view the commodities they utilize as a form of historical record, their deliberate use aims to acknowledge the layers of repressed histories encapsulated within these materials. Works in the exhibition will include sculptural pieces and installations created from cotton, sugar, copper, salt, clay, water, and other materials.   Tuesdays – Fridays 11:00 a.m.…

October 2019

October 12, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$7 – $10

Robert Graham

Robert Graham’s (1938-2008) unique ceramic sculptures and recent drawings are the subject of an exhibition at Frank Lloyd Gallery. Graham, well-known for his monumental bronze sculptures and civic monuments, has previously worked in fired clay. Like many sculptors, his ceramic sculptures convey a direct relationship to his other works, and for Graham, the pieces continue his investigation of the female form. Many of these works were exhibited in an important show at the legendary Nicholas Wilder Gallery in 1975. The…

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