Childhood Caught on Film: Winky Lewis

What is childhood made up of? Puppy dog tails, princess dresses? Forts in the living room, pancakes on Sundays? A bounce on a new mattress?  A walk in the forest? 

And what is remembered? 

Parents provide the quotidien rythmn and orchestrate the …

5.13.15

Art and Kids in May (and beyond)

With K.A.M.P. and the Venice Art Walk on the horizon, families have a chance to expose kids to the artistic process and actually meet artists at work. Getting to know the person that creates a unique work is not only fun, but

5.7.15

Art Walks

With a dynamic creative community of artists, galleries, collectors, and museums that has reached a critical mass, Los Angeles is by any measure one of the world’s most important cities for contemporary art. Engaging children (and some adults) in the …

5.4.15

Now at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA: William Pope.L: Trinket

 

Pope.LwebCan a contemporary art exhibition that takes a critical look at democracy, politics, nationalism, race, and society provide an engaging experience for children? Sure thing, particularly when that exhibition features of roomful of sprouting onions, a gallery bathed in …

5.1.15

Things to Do With Kids in LA: Explore Leimert Park Plaza

Filmmaker John Singleton once described his neighborhood, Leimert Park, as “the black Greenwich Village,” an apt characterization of a place that is the heart of Los Angeles’ contemporary African American arts and culture scene. Located between USC and Baldwin Hills, …

5.1.15

LACMA at 50

Big birthdays are always a big deal, but it is hard to imagine having a better 50th than LACMA did this week. To celebrate, a new show is now on view, 50 for 50: Gifts on the Occasion of LACMA’s …

4.25.15

Now at the Norton Simon: Tête-à-Tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée

Industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) led a remarkable life in many arenas: business, philanthropy, and the arts among them. As a collector he amassed an amazing assembly of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, and then later a …

3.30.15

Art Tours Along the Metro

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We recently got up close and personal with our city’s subway system and the art that makes it extra special. Though public transportation in LA has a ways to go before it becomes the go-to means of getting around, you’d …

3.17.15

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

Heatherwick Studio Rolling Bridge London

Kids, with proper guidance, can really enjoy the Hammer’s latest new show, Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio. More than enjoy, it may actually stimulate their creativity! The freshest of ideas are often best comprehended by children …

2.28.15