Autumn in New England, Photos by Eliot Porter, & a 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Red Maple and Birches, Road to Passaconaway, New Hampshire, October 11, 1953

Red Maple and Birches, Road to Passaconaway, New Hampshire, October 11, 1953

Okay, it’s in my bones. Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Massachusetts from the age of five, I’m a New Englander through and through. Being back East this …


An Unusual Story Told in Unusual Spaces

Los Angeles currently has two museum exhibitions that explore the creative legacy of German filmmakers, and each show has an innovative presentation that will appeal to visitors, whether they be film buffs or not.

Hello October: 2 Fall Trends Of Note

We’re seeing some interesting themes in terms of options for exploring the city this fall. They’re chance occurrences, but it’s fun for us to connect the dots so you can do the same for your crew. With plenty of inspiration …


Andy Warhol: Shadows — 102 panels reunited at MOCA


In the late 1970s, Andy Warhol began to use shadows as subject matter. The artist eventually conceived of a 102 panel series of silkscreened and hand-painted canvases depicting shadows in many colors and with the repetition for which he came …


Mandala of Compassion at the Hammer from 9/27 to 10/12


Mark your calendars for the Mandala of Compassion program at The Hammer. Starting Sunday, September 27, four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks will be at the museum for a two week period making beautiful sand mandalas. The presence of the …


Family Dynamic at LACMA

Have you ever started an art project at home, but quickly found you had no idea where to take it? Sometimes, just getting the materials assembled, the table protected, and the troops rallied is enough to burn through your enthusiasm. …


The Samurai are Coming!

This fall’s must-see museum adventure for families will be LACMA’s Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, which opens on October 19 and runs through February 1, 2015.

Advance ticketing will be required and is available on


Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer’s Monolithic Sculpture


Surely you all remember, and perhaps some of you witnessed, the 105 mile night-time journey of a 340-ton boulder through Los Angeles and its transformation into art as LACMA’s “Levitated Mass”. In the summer of 2012, “the Rock” became a …


History Preserved Through Stitches and Beads

Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork

Hand-crafted is a moniker that is once again gaining popularity, both as a marketing tool and an activity of worth across the country.  We had this in mind during a tour through the Autry’s …