Events

The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

March 23, 2019 To September 1, 2019

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. Soul of a Nation explores how social justice movements, as well as stylistic evolutions in visual…Read more…

California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

May 8, 2019 To September 8, 2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

For many fans of 1970s American television, Ernie Barnes’ (1938–2009) painting The Sugar Shack is no doubt instantly familiar.Read more…

Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901-909 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

May 18, 2019 To August 10, 2019

11:00 am To 6:00 pm

David Hammons’s solo show at Hauser & Wirth is his first in Los Angeles in 45 years. The description states, “This exhibition is dedicated to / Ornette / Coleman / Harmolodic Thinker” and is accompanied by an intriguing abstract drawing.Read more…

24 May

Atwater Village Theatre, Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

May 24, 2019 To June 23, 2019

8:00 pm To 9:30 pm

IAMA Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of  Mama Metal by Sigrid Gilmer   World premiere of Mama Metal — This joyfully irreverent black comedy by 2017 Humanitas Play LA award-winner Sigrid Gilmer entwines issues of identity with pop culture icons to tell a truly unique mother-daughter story.Read more…