You don’t want to miss out on the special member benefits for our upcoming arts-related exhibitions:
Glorious Excess: Paintings by Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda
Born: July 12–August 3, 2008
Dies: January 24–March 22, 2009
Musician/producer/artist Mike Shinoda premieres a brand-new series of paintings and digital work in the Aratani Central Hall. The exhibition, which is presented in two parts, features large-scale pieces that blend his own experiences in the superstar spotlight with pop commentary and classical vanitas influences.
20 Years Ago Today: Supporting Individual Artists in L.A.
October 4, 2008–January 11, 2009
A special exhibition celebrating the California Community Foundation’s 20 years of
supporting the multicultural work of local artists will be exhibited at the National Museum.
Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawai‘i
May 2009–September 2009
This exhibition will explore the material culture of Issei from the pre-World War II plantations of Hawai‘i and the evocative stories that these textiles symbolize. Through the colorful display of intricately woven and handpainted kimono and plantation clothing and use of unique audio and visual resources, this exhibition will give voice to the experiences of the issei that were marked by innumerable hardships, as well as inspiring triumphs.
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