Museum

    Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

    April 11, 2019 To September 1, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of Black women and men with natural hair and clothes that reclaimed their African roots, Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite is the first-ever major…Read more…

    Fowler Museum at UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles

    May 1, 2019 To July 28, 2019

    12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    This exhibition features video works by contemporary African artists who are contending with inherited political, social, and environmental realities in their respective countries. Artists Kudzanai Chiurai (b. 1981, Zimbabwe), Zina Saro-Wiwa (b. 1976, Nigeria), and Mikhael Subotzky (b. 1981, South Africa) grapple with the ramifications of colonial legacies.Read more…

    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…

    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…