Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt. SEE, KNOW, COLLECT, and ENJOY the best of Los Angeles art and culture.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2
Neighborhood Public Radio: In The Air
MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown)
For this installment of their Engagement Party residency, Neighborhood Public Radio will bring together local noise musicians and sound and performance artists for a live performance gesture, exploring sonic experiences of indoor and outdoor spaces, and how sound informs our perceptions of our surroundings. This open-ended score will be transmitted through speakers scattered around the museum as well as broadcast on local airwaves.
Etsy Craft Night
Craft and Folk Art Museum (Mid-Wilshire)
Join the Craft and Folk Art Museum for the first ever in a new Etsy Craft Night series. The evening will transform the museum's outdoor courtyard into a hub of crafting and festivities. Make unique projects, explore the galleries, and sip on drinks provided by Stone Brewing Co. Admission is $5.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
Breakfast and Reading with Eileen Myles, Maggie Nelson, and Anthony McCann
Machine Project (Echo Park)
Join Eileen Myles, Maggie Nelson, and Anthony McCann for a breakfast and quite a bit of reading and talking and talking about reading.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
Ed Ruscha: On The Road
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
The opening day of a new exhibition, organized by Hammer chief curator Douglas Fogle, featuring Ed Ruscha's edition of Jack Kerouac's On The Road. Ruscha's paintings and drawings isolate key sentences and phrases from Kerouac's novel, providing a means to explore Ruscha's own archetypal landscape.
ARTWALK Culver City
Various Locations (Culver City)
Enjoy a free, self-guided tour of over thirty-five galleries and exhibition spaces at the sixth annual ARTWALK Culver City. Don't miss the day's special events, including a performance of Gary Baseman's Giggle and Pop! at the Helms Walk at the Helms Bakery District at 2pm and free, interactive art-making activities throughout the afternoon for kids at Graphaids and Art-Works Studio & Classroom. To get to and from the venues, Culver CityBus will offer an ARTWALK Bus Pass and special shuttle, and for cyclists, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition / Culver City Bicycle Coalition will offer Bike Valet from 1-6pm.
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