Pacific Standard Time Focus Weekend

November 10, 2011


November 12-13

Join in two days of extraordinary exhibitions and free events exploring the history of California design, art, and politics. Admission to the Hammer is FREE on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13!

Saturday, November 12

The Legacy of the California Design Exhibitions: Creating a Forum for Craft and Design

Craft in America and LACMA collaborate to present a day of panel discussions and film screenings in conjunction with the exhibitions California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way at LACMA and Golden State of Craft: California 1960–1985 at CAFAM.

10am – 12pm | LACMA’s Bing Theater

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 |

Morning Panel Discussion: Curating California Design with panelists Eudorah M. Moore, Bernard Kester, Richard Amend, and Lois Boardman.

12pm | A+D Museum

6032 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles 90036 |

Swiss on Rye Brown Bag Lunch and Talk with Deborah Sussman of Sussman/Prejza for the exhibition Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship (Sussman worked with Charles and Ray Eames for over 10 years). Space is limited. Please be sure to RSVP to [email protected]

1pm | MAK Center

835 N. Kings Road, West Hollywood 90069 |

Curator Talk for the exhibition Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design.

2–5pm | LACMA’s Bing Theater

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 |

Afternoon Panel Discussion: Creating California Design with panelists Jim Bassler, Raul Coronel, Arline Fisch, and Miller Fong. Immediately followed by Film Screenings.

5–7pm | Craft and Folk Art Museum

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles 90036 |

Public and Artists’ Reception

Sunday, November 13

Stake Your Claim: L.A., Art, & Politics

The Fowler Museum, Hammer Museum, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) present a diverse range of programs investigating the dynamic history of artists working towards social and political justice in Los Angeles.

1PM | LACMA’s Bing Theater

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 |

Sandra de la Loza and Friends: Chicanos and Counter-Culture. A panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition Mural Remix: Sandra de la Loza moderated by curator Chon Noriega with Sandra de la Loza, Louie Perez, and Thomas Carrasco.

1 – 4PM | Fowler Museum

North Campus, UCLA (park in lot 4) |

Kids in the Courtyard: Print Your Voice! A drop-in printmaking workshop where participants will make a small edition of protest posters.

4pm Gallery Talk for the exhibition Mapping Another L.A.: The Chicano Art Movement. Join co-curator Chon Noriega and invited artists for a conversation about the use of printmaking as a force for social justice.

3pm | Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles 90024 |

High Voltage: The Watts Legacy: Artist Discussion moderated by Dr. Darnell Hunt

In conjunction with the exhibition Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960 – 1980, Dr. Darnell Hunt, director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, moderates a discussion with artists John Outterbridge and Andrew Zermeño, and collector Stan Sanders regarding the past and future of Watts as a creative hub. Co-presented with the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.

3pm | LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

6522 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles 90028 |

Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983. Come to Hollywood Boulevard for a guided gallery tour and a special video screening featuring rarely seen performance footage.


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