Public Programs

Programs are free for Members and included with admission for visitors, unless otherwise noted. Reservations are recommended by calling 213.625.0414 or by e-mail to at least 48 hours prior to the event (please indicate name, number of reservations, date, and time of the event). Seating is limited.

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Saturday, October 4, 2008

20 Years Ago Today Exhibition Opening Celebration!

FREE to the public

Enjoy a special exhibition opening of California Community Foundation Presents 20 Years Ago Today: Supporting Individual Artists in L.A.

All are invited to view some of L.A.’s most exciting and innovative visual works of art from the past twenty years. No RSVPs required.

7:30 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Gallery talk

Come join us for an exciting gallery talk with a curator and artists Kyungmi Shin, Todd Gray and Lynn Aldrich.

6:30 PM

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Gallery Talk

Come join us for an exciting gallery talk with a curator and artists Dominique Moody and Haruko Tanaka.

6:30 PM

Friday, November 14, 2008

Vaudeville Night


A night of performances and videos by a selection of CCF fellowship recipients in one of LA's historic theaters, now converted into an arts center that is home to CCF fellow Sara Velas' recently completed panoramic painting installation, The Efflugence of the North.

Please note, Vaudeville Night will take place at The Velaslavasay Panorama, which is located at: 1122 W. 24th St. Los Angeles, CA 90007.

8:00 PM

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Film Screening

A screening featuring Erica Cho, Jesse Lerner and Bruce Yonemoto.

6:30 PM

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Artist Roundtable

Join a roundtable discussion moderated by one of the curators and Eve Fowler, Lari Pittman, and Erika Rothenberg from the exhibition.

These distinguished artists will be discussing visual art in LA over the last 20 years -- relationships of art to the city, changes that have taken place in LA Art since the late 80s, what's it like to be an artist in LA, changing landscape of support (funding, galleries, institutions), current state of things, and other hot art related topcis.

6:30 PM

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Exhibition Closing

20 Years Ago Today: Supporting Visual Artists in L.A. closes

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Craft Class with Ruthie Kitagawa: Recycled Greeting Cards

events/Greetingcard100.jpg Create greeting cards using recycled security envelopes. $9 for National Museum members; $14 for non-members, includes Museum admission and supplies.

1:00 PM