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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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02/26/2017
FORMATION OF TEKTITES IN THERMAL PLUMES: NO CRATERS REQUIRED

595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, 90095 310-825-2015 - 0.00 - Lecture by John Wasson
Emeritus Professor of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry, UCLA Tektites are glassy samples with interesting shapes (e.g., teardrops) and compositions similar to soils and shales t ....


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02/26/2017
AUTRY EXPLORERS: A WINTER'S DAY ON THE AUTRY RANCHO

4700 Western Heritage Way 3236672000 - Free for Autry Members / Included With Museum Admission (Adults: $14 / Students with ID and Seniors: $10 / Children: $6 / Children under 3: Free) - The historic ranchos offer a romanticized vision of California history. Through interactive immersion, Autry Explorers will walk through a winter’s day on our “Autry Rancho” and find their fit on ....

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09/24/2016 to 02/26/2017
IDENTITY: TIMOTHY GREENFIELD-SANDERS THE LIST PORTRAITS

2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, 90067 (213) 403-3000 - Free - On September 24, 2016, the Annenberg Space for Photography brings together for the first time all 151 photographs in IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits. In addition, the series' ....

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03/10/2017
ARTNIGHT PASADENA

Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) 490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 626.568.3665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and complimentary shuttle transportation at the PMCA and other cultural destinations around Pasadena. Pasadena Rose Poets read at PMCA. Find shuttle schedules an ....

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03/11/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 626.568.3665 - 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 exhibition Gu ....

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03/16/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE THIRD THURSDAY EVENINGS (& THEN SOME)

490 E. Union St.Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and from 5:30pm-7:30pm, a serenade by the sweet sounds of a harpist inside our Main Gallery. Music provided by Random Acts of Music, a program of the Pasadena Sy ....

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03/18/2017
EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGH: CAPTURING CALIFORNIA

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Curator Susan Futterman leads a walkthrough of Gustave Baumann in California, from Baumann’s portfolio In the Hills o’ Brown, for which he won a gold medal at the Panama-Pacific International Expos ....

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03/18/2017
CALIFORNIA YARNSCAPE WORKSHOP: CALIFORNIA POPPIES

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 3236672000 - 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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03/22/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - A Printmaking Journey Put your best foot forward! Follow in the footsteps of Miss Leah on an adventure into the exhibition Gustave Baumann in California to experience the artist’s approach to the pr ....

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03/25/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: WATERCOLOR NATURE STUDIES

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Take inspiration from the remarkable beauty of the California landscape to create a watercolor nature study. This workshop begins with a family-friendly spotlight tour of the gouache landscape studie ....

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04/01/2017
EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGH: PAINTING IN THE TWENTIES

490 E. Union St.Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Join curator Patricia Trenton for a tour of the colorful and mesmerizing paintings in The Golden Twenties: Portraits and Figure Paintings by Joseph Kleitsch. Learn how California influenced the artis ....

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04/15/2017 to 04/05/2017
VICTORIAN TEA AND FASHION SHOW

3800 Homer Street 323-225-2700 - $30 adults, $15 children - Enjoy a fashion show of authentic period costumes around the theme of “Famous Women…and a Few Men!” in a setting surrounded by historic Victorian homes. ....

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04/07/2017
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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04/08/2017
MARATHON FIGURE DRAWING SESSION

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Following our Second Saturday Spotlight Talk, join us in the Project Room for a drop-in marathon figure drawing session. Take inspiration from Joseph Kleitsch’s paintings and observe and draw differ ....

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04/08/2017
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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04/15/2017
STARTS AT 11AM

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, 90031 323-225-2700 - $30 per Adult & $15 per Child ages 6-10 - 13th Annual Vintage Fashion Show and Tea, Saturday, April 15 beginning at 11 a.m. Beautiful period costumes and vintage gowns take center stage during this annual fashion extravaganza. After the show ....

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01/29/2017 to 04/16/2017
FRANK BROS.: THE STORE THAT MODERNIZED MODERN

1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 562-985-5761 - Free - In January 2017, the University Art Museum will open the exhibitionFrank Bros.: The Store That Modernized Modern. Long Beach retailer, Frank Bros. Furniture was the primary U.S. source for the most ....

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04/20/2017
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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04/22/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: PASTEL SELF-PORTRAITS

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Inspired by Joseph Kleitsch’s self-portraits in The Golden Twenties: Portraits and Figure Paintings by Joseph Kleitsch, join us for a workshop focused on YOU as subject! Use artistic props, accessor ....

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04/26/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Form a Face Trace your face! See how portraitist and painter Joseph Kleitsch captured emotion and personality in The Golden Twenties: Portraits and Figure Paintings by Joseph Kleitsch. Then return to ....

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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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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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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
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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05/18/2017
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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05/24/2017
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
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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