Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future

 Local artist works with local kids to create work inspired by LACMA’s collection.

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LACMA has a neat program that pairs contemporary artists with local school children, and Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future represents the seventh iteration of this unique collaboration. …

2.7.15

Hello Kitty! at the JANM

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Walking into the Hello Kitty exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, you’ll be immediately overwhelmed by adorable-ness. It’s a rather nice way to be overwhelmed, involving lots of sparkles and smiles. Hundreds of Hello Kitty knick knacks are …

1.31.15

How to Take Advantage of Free Museum Day: Jan 31, 2015

This weekend, museums around the southland will be opening their doors for free to the public, and here is a list of participating institutions. Here are our picks for the day, arranged by age groups.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

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Travel up …

1.28.15

January is Art Month in Los Angeles

Make it an annual New Year’s Resolution to take in as much art as you can in January, because the concentration of galleries and artists in town makes is possible to see a wide variety of new, vintage and master

1.28.15

The End of Language by Jean-Luc Godard and Endangered Languages at The Hammer

Spectacles of Language

Endangered Languages

A young friend of mine graduated from college with a degree in linguistics and landed a summer job at Google. Her classmates had scoffed at her choice of the seemingly antiquated course of study, but it turns …

1.24.15

Art, History, and a Boat Trip!

Take a trip to Alcatraz and see @Large: Ai Weiwei

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It’s a strange sight to behold an art installation that the artist will likely never see himself. Ai Weiwei’s site-specific installations at Alcatraz were conceived from his home in China …

1.21.15

XMass Through the Gift Shop

Do you have some problems to solve on your gift list? We sure do — the kids who have everything, grandma who says she doesn’t want any more “things,” and babysitters and teachers who deserve something better than a candle. …

12.13.14

Can We Learn to Live With Water? Sink or Swim at The Annenberg Space for Photography

A few years back, Wallis Annenberg read a newspaper article about architects responding to destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina and set in motion a photographic exploration of the larger story of climate change for a show at The Annenberg Space …

12.11.14

Hudson River School at LACMA – How Kids Can Engage with These Paintings

Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School at LACMA

December 7, 2014 – June 7, 2015

The Course of Empire: Desolation, 1836 by Thomas Cole

The latest opening at LACMA is a robust collection of paintings from the …

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