September 16, 2017 - February 10, 2018

Dis..miss presents twenty artists and art collectives’ short, original commissioned videos and offers postcards in trade for viewers’ answers to provocative questions related to gender. The artists’ works consider dialogues between feminism and gender fluidity, asking such questions as: “Who decided your gender?” “How can feminism support equality?” and “What is the problem? My body? Or society’s perception of my body?”

Visual artists: April Bey, boychild, Cassils, Chan and Mann, Roya Falahi, Alexandra Grant, Micol Hebron, Thinh Nguyen, and Shizu Saldamand

Video artists: Adebukola Bodunrin, Mail Order Brides (Eliza Barrios, Reanne Estrada, and Jenifer Wofford), Gloria Morán, Meena Nanji, and Caress Reeves

Dis..Miss is organized by Freewaves, the media arts organization promoting engagement on current issues through art. To view Dis…Miss videos, postcards and events visit freewaves.org.


Admissions is free and we are open to the public.


  • TUE: 12-4
  • WED: 12-4
  • THU: 12-7
  • FRI: 12-4
  • SAT: 12-4

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museum sponsors

East Los Angeles College
Thomas Silliman
The Getty Foundation
The Alice L. Walton Foundation
The Ford Foundation
The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Bank of America
Art Bridges
Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture
Barbara Hensleigh & Joe Andrews
Pasadena Art Alliance
MUFG Union Bank
City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs
Alfred Fraijo, Jr. and Arturo Becerra-Fraijo
Dr. Richard and Rebecca Zapanta
Sabas Carrillo