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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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04/29/2017
CALIFORNIA YARNSCAPE WORKSHOP: COYOTE MINT

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 - Free for Autry Members / Included With Museum Admission ($6-$14) - Contribute to the California Yarnscape! Through these monthly drop-in workshops, learn 3-D fiber art techniques to help produce a beautiful "garden" full of California poppies, coyote mint, and other ....

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04/30/2017
"EXPLORING VANISHING CULTURES" WITH JAN REYNOLDS

2002 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States - $15 Members; $20 Non-Members - Jan Reynolds is a prizewinning photojournalist whose intrepid adventures have taken her to every continent, photographing and recording vanishing cultures to preserve their unique heritage for future ....

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05/03/2017
ELLA AT 100: CELEBRATING THE ARTISTRY OF ELLA FITZGERALD

The GRAMMY Museum,800 W Olympic Blvd A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - $20 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017 AT 7:30PM- In conjunction with the opening of its latest exhibit, Ella At 100: Celebrating The Artistry Of Ella Fitzgerald, the GRAMMY Museum is pleased to present a special ev ....

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05/04/2017
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU

250 S. Harbor Blvd - $11 for adults, $8 for youth - Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and receive discounted admission! $11 for adults and $8 for youth. *Event is subject to change without notice* ....

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05/04/2017 to 05/05/2017
LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE GOLDEN CITY

2002 North Main St. 7148263677 - Access to this photo display is free. General Admission is required for access to galleries - Sponsored by the City of Santa Ana and as a part of their annual Artist Grant, join artists, Federico Medina, Fernando Olivares, and other local artists. A retrospective presentation of Santa Ana thr ....

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05/05/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FIRST FRIDAY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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05/12/2017
THE WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER PRESENTS: WOODY GUTHRIE PRIZE HONORING NORMAN LEAR

800 W Olympic Blvd A245, Los Angeles, CA 90015 - $30 - FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017 AT 7:30PM- Emmy-winning television producer, writer and activist Norman Lear will be presented with the fourth annual Woody Guthrie Prize during a special evening in the Clive Da ....

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05/12/2017
MOVIE UNDER THE GUNS

250 S. Harbor Blvd 877-446-9261 - Free - Battleship IOWA invites you to a FREE SCREENING of Zootopia. The movie will be shown on board the fantail of Battleship IOWA, as you sit under the stars, overlooking the beautiful LA Waterfront. Zoot ....

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01/30/2017 to 05/12/2017
(RE)IMAGINING EACH OTHER

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045 - FREE - WHAT: Our Spring 2017 Archives and Special Collections gallery exhibition, (Re) Imagining Each Other, explores issues of race and culture through the examination of 19th-century illustrated texts, ea ....

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05/13/2017
ARCE: VIOLENCE AND POWER: THE ROLE OF IMAGES IN EARLY EGYPTIAN IDEOLOGY

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 7148263677 - Bowers & ARCE Members FREE; General $12 - This lecture will explore the development and use of images of violence in Egypt before the New Kingdom. The well-known icons of kings triumphing over captives – either smiting them with a mace or, ....

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05/13/2017
PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP WITH YOSHIKO YAMAMOTO

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - $65; $55 for PMCA members - Join artist Yoshiko Yamamoto for a printmaking workshop. Design, carve, and print a linoleum block with one of the founders of The Arts & Crafts Press, which specializes in limited-edition block prin ....

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05/13/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Spotlight Talks take place the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20-minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our Main Gallery ....

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05/14/2017
MOTHER'S DAY AT LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 - $$ - One of LA's favorite museums, Los Angeles County Museum of Art offers an artistic backdrop along with an exception Mother's Day brunch sure to treat her like a queen. ....

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05/14/2017
MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.857.6180 - $$ - Located behind the iconic Urban Light installation at LACMA, Ray's is an urban culinary oasis serving a chef-curated dish and cocktail just for Mom. ....

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05/18/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE THIRD THURSDAY EVENING (& THEN SOME!)

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and a free program: In Dialogue: Interstitial Artists • 6:45–7:45pm Curator John David O’Brien and select Interstitial artists come together for a conversatio ....

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05/20/2017
IN DIALOGUE: PRINTMAKING IN CALIFORNIA

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Join us in the South Gallery for a seated conversation about Gustave Baumann in California. Susan Futterman, curator of the exhibition, and Gala Chamberlain, Director of The Annex Galleries and autho ....

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05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017
CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT

2201 S. "A" St., Perris, CA 92570 951-943-3020 - Ages 12 & up $7, ages 5 - 11 $5, and ages 4 and under are free. - Civil War reenactors will bring the history of the American Civil War to life on the grounds of the Orange Empire Railway Museum May 20-21. History buffs of all ages can experience a piece of U.S. hi ....

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05/21/2017
MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY

4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena CA 91103 - Free - Six museums in Pasadena and Los Angeles open their doors to the public for a free admission along with cultural events, kid’s activities and family fun. Free shuttles connect all museums: The Gamble ....

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05/24/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Color Outside the Box Color us happy! First, look at the colors and lines in Gustave Baumann in California. Then, use crayons to color in pictures made especially for the PMCA community by Miss Ali & ....

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05/27/2017
BSOC: FOLLOWING MY DREAM, AFTER 50, TO BECOME A JEWELRY DESIGNER

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 7148263677 - FREE - Kim Fox trained at the GIA in Carlsbad and at The Revere Academy in San Francisco. She started her first professional studio in California. Kim will discuss how she started creating jewelry and her e ....

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05/27/2017
FAMILY DAY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Participate in fun art projects and gallery tours for the whole family based on our current exhibitions. Activities include gesture drawing, self-portraiture, sculpture, and more. At 1:00pm and 3:00p ....

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06/03/2017
EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGH: EXTRA-ORDINARY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Look at the spaces in-between during a walkthrough with Interstitial curator John David O’Brien. This walkthrough highlights the way we see—and often overlook—the objects in our daily lives and ex ....

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06/10/2017
ARCE: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE LOST ARMY OF CAMBYSES? AN ANSWER FROM THE RECENT EXCAVATIONS AT AMHEIDA, DAKHLA OASIS

2002 North Main St.,Santa Ana, 92704 7148263677 - Free for Bowers & ARCE Members | General $12 - Herodotus relates a story of how a Persian army of 50,000 soldiers was sent into the Egyptian desert and disappeared in a sandstorm. This tale has always captured the imagination and many expeditions ....

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06/10/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 E. Union St.Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Spotlight Talks take place the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20–minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our South Galler ....

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06/15/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE THIRD THURSDAY EVENING (& THEN SOME!)

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and a free program: Yoga • 6:45–7:45pm Reflect on the beauty of art and the beauty within during an all-levels yoga class led by Brianna Smyk. Find your breath ....

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01/27/2017 to 06/15/2017
HEADLINE: DAVID BOWIE: AMONG THE MEXICAN MASTERS

1712 South Glendale Avenue, Glendale CA 91205 - free - Celebrate the life and legacy of icon David Bowie in a special exhibition of exclusive images by Fernando Aceves of the late, legendary singer-songwriter taken during his historic 1997 Earthling albu ....

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06/24/2017
BSOC: DESIGN CONCEPTS AND SOURCES OF INSPIRATION

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 - Free lecture (does not include museum gallery access). - Kelly Charveaux was born in South Dakota near the mineral rich mines of the Black Hills. As a child she became interested in rocks and arrowheads. That interest grew to include gems and jewelry after ....

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06/24/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: SCULPTING WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Inspired by Interstitial, join us in creating a sculpture using objects and materials from everyday life. Bring an object from home to incorporate into your artwork. This workshop begins with a famil ....

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03/14/2017 to 06/25/2017
CALIFORNIA YARNSCAPE

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 - Free for Autry Members / Included With Museum Admission ($6-$14) - Exhibition on Display through June 25, 2017 See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question, “What is a California landscape to you?” Individual lan ....

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