Community Focus Gallery
May 3th to July 27th
Opening Reception: May 3, 6 to 9 p.m.
Second Saturday: June 9th, 12 to 4 p.m.
re:present L.A. aims to explore, challenge, and depict the multiple representations of Los Angeles. The selected artworks engage with the city highlighting various portrayals that respond to the present social landscapes. re: present L.A. is curated by the graduate students of Claremont Graduate University’s Arts Management, Cultural Studies, and Public Policy programs enrolled in the course CLST 384 taught by Reina Alejandra Prado. The exhibition is funded in part by the CGU Cultural Studies Program, Friedman Award and School of Arts & Humanities at Claremont Graduate University, and the Vincent Price Museum.
May 3, 6 to 9 p.m.
Live entertainment by Los Lobos Locos
On-site silk-screening by Dewey Tafoya of Social Machine Productions
The public is invited to bring their own t-shirt or purchase a t-shirt and/or tote and get the re:present L.A. logo silk-screened for a fee.
We invite the community to share their reflections on the city through discussion and the sharing of pictures via our Facebook page.
June 9th, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free Arts & Crafts activities for all ages, free & open to the public
The Mobile Mural Lab, a mobile art studio serving as a space for mural education and production in the Los Angeles area, will facilitate an interactive art experience throughout the day. The “Re-Map L.A.” activity
encourages families to draw imaginative images of Los Angeles from traditional maps. Other activities include self-guided gallery tours, a scavenger hunt, and presentation of shared pictures through our Facebook page.