Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts & Intergenerational Organizing
A collaboration between Mujeres de Maiz, Self Help Graphics & Art, InnerCity Struggle, and The California Endowment.
The Art exhibition features womxn of color that are honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts focusing on their contributions and intergenerational organizing. The exhibition includes archival material, work by walkout participants, and new work inspired by the movement.
Exhibition runs from March 17th to May 30th, 2018 during regular hours and on special events. Additional support provided by CSULA, The Department of Chicanx and Latinax Studies.
Live Art Show Festival and Exhibition Opening
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at 7-10pm
Join us for a special Mujeres de Maiz (MdM) Live Art Show & Exhibition honoring 21 Years of MdM & Honoring Womxn Warriors - then and now. An Interdisciplinary, Intercultural, Intergenerational Art Festival and Exhibition Opening Reception including performances by Entre Mujeres, Medusa, and more.
Free, All Ages (RSVP requested)
East LA Icons
Visit our exhibition ELA Icons, in partnership with Tamayo Restaurant. ELA Icons is a tribute to the work of Self Help Graphics' Professional Printmaking Studio, our artists and to Tamayo Restaurant in East Los Angeles, established in 1984.
Select prints from our archives will be on view at Tamayo Restaurant & Gallery, on the second floor. Tamayo Restaurant is a cultural landmark built in 1928 purchased by TELACU in the 1980s as their contribution to celebrating the rich heritage of California's Latino community. The restaurant is named after internationally renowned artist Rufino Tamayo. The restaurant proudly displays a stunning collection of his art amongst other Latin American and Chicanx icons.
Artists in the exhibition include:
Kim Abeles, Lalo Alcaraz, Samuel Baray, Chaz Bojorquez, Ashley Cook, Dolores Guerrero Cruz, Alex Donis, Rosanna Esparza-Ahrens, Ofelia Esparza, Lysa Flores, Diane Gamboa, Leticia Huerta, Mavis Leahy, Sandra de la Loza,
Jose Lozano, Alvaro D. Marquez, Ernesto Yerena Montejano, Ixrael Rodriguez,
Favianna Rodriguez, Reyes Rodriguez, Leslie Gutierrez-Saiz, Carol Shaw Sutton,
Dewey Tafoya, Peter Tovar, Patssi Valdez, Vincent Valdez, Gloria Wescott, Larry Yanez
PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA
LATIN AMERICAN & LATINO ART IN LOS ANGELES
Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present and Future is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.