The weather is gorgeous today, but a heat wave is headed our way. Why not duck into an air-conditioned museum to escape for a few hours? Here's a round-up to help you match your mood to the excellent shows in town right now.
Beyond the Streets- a traveling exhibit of contemporary street art (graffiti) currently on view in a warehouse in LA's Chinatown - has been extended to run through August 26, 2018. It's a must-see for this summer - so here's what you need to know to visit:
Highlights from what we've read this month to keep you up to date.
Olafur Eliasson's Reality Projector is a colorful, site-specific installation that kids and adults can explore together. Lots of discoveries at the Marciano Art Foundation - and all free.
Are you ready? LA's Chief Resiliency Officer, Marissa Aho, talks about how individuals can do their part to tackle the overwhelming (and potentially scary) topic of being ready for a disaster. The report asks is that citizens do their part in being prepared. "A resilient Angeleno is capable of withstanding a crisis."
The Jasper Johns retrospective at The Broad ("Something Resembling Truth") is only in town until May 13, and tickets are tough to secure. But, spending an hour exploring the life of this important American artist should be a priority for you and the family this spring. Today, we'll spend a little time explaining how it can be meaningful to your family.
Failure is in vogue these days. Last year, during orientation and finals week, the failures of Smith College students and faculty were projected on a large screen, as part of an effort to destigmatize failure and foster resilience in their otherwise high achieving students.