There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles.
Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you PLAN ForYourArt.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4
Get Your Lead Out
For their second Engagement Party, HEFFINGTON MOVES MOCA invites museum-goers to interpret staged dance tableaux through drawing.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Culver City Openings
Various Locations (Culver City)
The opening receptions for new exhibitions in Culver City's gallery district, including: Kelly Barrie and Terry Chatpkut at LAXART; Zoe Crosher at EGHQ; Heather Brown at Parker Jones; Edgar Arceneaux at Susanne Vielmetter; Nathalie Djurberg, Hirsch Perlman, Robin Rhode and Matt Saunders at Blum and Poe; Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin; and Nate Frizzell and Eric Fortune at LeBasse Projects.
Enormous Microscopic Evening
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
Machine Project presents Enormous Microscopic Evening as part of their Artist in Residence (A.I.R.) program. The event will include an examination of the museum from a microscopic perspective with CRITTER, a San Francisco-based salon, workshops and demonstrations on the building and manipulating of microscopes, and "micro performances" (short concerts with tiny instruments).
Museum of Public Fiction
The Elysian Park Museum of Art (EPMoA) Visitor's Center at LACE presents an unveiling of artifacts uncovered during the Elysian Park Dig, led by Lauren Mackler. The event will include a musical performance by Emily Lacy and a presentation of the unearthed imagery from Elysian Park stories like the amazing moving mountain and the 1967 Love-In.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7
LET THEM EAT LACMA
Over fifty artists will explore food as a metaphor of consumption and participation, and marks the closing of the exhibition EATLACMA, Los Angeles-based art collective Fallen Fruit's year-long exploration of food, art and culture at the museum. The all-day event will include a Donut Wall by Jennifer Rubell, chewing carolers, a tomato fight, a year's worth of plates assembled into a mandala, and more. Artists and collectives participating in Let Them Eat LACMA include Karen Atkinson, Animals of Distinction, Gina Badger, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Lauren Bon and The Metabolic Studio, John Burtle, Michelle Carr, Robert Crouch, Cloud Eye Control, Didier Hess, Harry Dodge, Jeanne Dunning, Fallen Fruit, Finishing School, Liz Glynn, Jonathan Gold, Veronica Gonzalez, Sean Griffin, Dana Gingras, Liz Hansen, Micol Hebron, Anna Homler, The Infamous Boom Boom!, Islands of LA Presents Roots of Compromise, Emily Katrencik, KILLSONIC, Ari Kletzky, John Knuth, Kadet Kuhne, Machine Project, Ann Magnuson, Jorge Martin, Jesse Merlin, Crys Moore, My Barbarian, National Bitter Melon Council, Katie Newcom, Yann Novak, Gina Osterloh, Adam Overton, Owen Driggs, Sun-Yun Park, Phranc, Eva Posey, Miss Barbie-Q., Marco Rios, Jennifer Rubell, Sook Shim, Cindy Short, Susan Simpson, Slanguage, Juliana Snapper, Åsa Sonjasddotter, Squeaky Blonde, Kim Stringfellow, Sublamp, Lisa Teasley, Stephen van Dyck, We Are The World, Michiko Yao, and Bari Ziperstein.