Charles White Elementary School, 2401 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA

    May 15, 2019 To September 15, 2019

    1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Presented at the original Otis Art Institute campus where Charles White was the first African American faculty member (now an eponymous elementary school and LACMA satellite), this companion exhibition to Charles White: A Retrospective illuminates the artist’s impact as a teacher.Read more…

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

    May 15, 2019 To August 25, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    A prolific painter, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, and photographer whose career spanned more than half a century, Charles White’s artistic portrayals of black subjects, life, and history were extensive and far-reaching. Plumb Line features contemporary artists whose work in the realm of black individual and collective life resonates with White’s profound and continuing…Read more…

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

    May 18, 2019 To August 10, 2019

    11:00 am To 6:00 pm

    David Hammons  is a conceptual artist working in a variety of media including performance, installation, sculpture, printmaking, among other modes of production and is a contemporary American artist whose sculptural, print-based, video, and painted work offers a crucial interpretation of African American art history.Read more…

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 99036

    May 19, 2019

    1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    The LACMA has located a rare pristine print of the 1958 film, Anna Lucasta. Called “powerful” and “outstanding” by critics, it is one of the few films from its era to use an almost all-African American cast.Read more…

    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036, USA

    May 31, 2019

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Vocalist Dwight Trible combines the best of vocal virtuosity with musicianship and improvisational skills. In addition to performing with his own group, the Dwight Trible Ensemble, Trible is the vocalist with the Pharaoh Sanders Quartet and is the vocal director for the Horace Tapscott Pan Afrikan Peoples’ Arkestra.Read more…