Adults, Teens, & Children Be The Artist You Want To Be... Drawing, painting, pastels, watercolor, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, digital photography, graphic design, fiber arts, printmaking, and more...
This workshop will provide each participant and his/her special loved one a precious opportunity to bond together while creating something beautiful. Using a multitude of mediums, each young person will go home every session with a completed craft project.
To register call (631) 462-5400 x222
Master Printmaking Workshop
with Dan Welden
January 16, 17, & 18
9am to 4pm
Dan Welden is a master printmaker, painter, teacher and author and one of the original pioneers of safer printmaking processes.
His work has been shown in over 70 international solo exhibitions in museums and galleries and over 500 group exhibitions in 13 countries on 5 continents. As the director of Hampton Editions Ltd. he has collaborated with artists Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Kurt Vonnegut, David Salle, Eric Fischl, Jimmy Ernst, James Brooks, Dan Flavin, Esteban Vicente, William King, Ibram Lassaw, David Salle, and many others.
Agency of Assets x El Clasificado Opening Friday, December 6, 5–7pm
Join us in celebratingAgency of Assets x El Clasificado—the culminating exhibition of ICA LA'sAgency of Assetsyouth fellowship program. In collaboration with artist Pamela Ramos, Fellows reflected on their personal stories to create a series of zines, which will be installed in Ramos’ newsstand turned roving micro-gallery,El Clasificado, in the museum's Annex. Learn more
Days presents: Makers Forum—Celebrating the Interchange of Shopping and Art Sunday, December 8, 12–5:30pm
A festive afternoon of good cheer and good shopping! Presented as part of Play Days: Wrong Edition—an experimental retail project at ICA LA—Makers Forumwill feature on-site custom embroidery, gift wrapping, mulled wine and tea, a playlist by DJ Gabrielle, and more. Learn more
MEND: film screening + performance Wednesday, December 18, 7–9pm
LA-based choreographer Chris Emile and filmmaker Jackson Kroopf present MEND, a meditative short film that traces performances of masculinity through interview, cinema, and contemporary dance. The screening will be accompanied by an interactive performance prologue, designed by Emile and Kroopf for this event, and followed by a conversation moderated by film curator Jheanelle Brown. Learn more
Days Presents: Last Chance Holiday Shopping & Solstice Celebration Saturday & Sunday, December 21–22, 12–5pm
As the days turn from dark to light, we come together to celebrate the winter solstice as a community and to offer one final weekend of shopping before the holidays. Enjoy special product launches, free gift wrapping, warm beverages, and more.Learn more
Ruins of a Sensibility, 1972–2002 Ongoing
As part ofNo Wrong Holes: Thirty Years of Nayland Blake, visitors are invited to explore and play selections of Ruins of a Sensibility,1972–2002—an interactive installation comprised of the artist's expansive record collection—during regular museum hours throughout the duration of the exhibition.
The 2020 election is less than one year away! Come visit ICA LA to view the exhibitions, attend a public program, and register to vote. ICA LA staff is trained and equipped to register voters. Pre-registration is available for 16–17 year olds.Learn more
NOW ON VIEW
No Wrong Holes: Thirty Years of Nayland Blake through January 26, 2020
For over 30 years, artist, educator, and curator Nayland Blake has been a critical figure in American art, working between sculpture, drawing, performance, and video. Heavily inspired by feminist and queer liberation movements, and subcultures ranging from punk to kink, Blake’s multidisciplinary practice considers the complexities of representation, particularly racial and gender identity, and the subjective experience of desire, loss, and power.No Wrong Holesmarks the most comprehensive survey of Blake’s work to date and their first solo institutional presentation in Los Angeles.Learn more
Sadie Barnette: The New Eagle Creek Saloon through January 26, 2020
Oakland-based artist Sadie Barnette reimagines New Eagle Creek Saloon, the first black-owned gay bar in San Francisco. Established by the artist’s father, Rodney Barnette, founder of the Compton, CA chapter of the Black Panther Party, the bar offered a safe space for the city’s multiracial LGBTQ community. During the exhibition, the installation will be activated by programs and social events.Learn more
OPENING ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
Agency of Assets x El Clasificado through January 26, 2020
Agency of Assets is a fellowship program that propels local youth into leadership roles in the arts. In collaboration with Los Angeles-based artist Pamela Ramos, Fellows reflected on their personal stories and program experiences to create their own zines, which will be installed in Ramos’ newsstand turned roving micro-gallery, El Clasificado, in ICA LA's Annex. These and copies ofBehind the Zines—a zine produced by the artist specially for this exhibition—will be available for visitors to take. Learn more
Play Days: Wrong Edition
Daysextends its retail residency with a new iteration celebrating the exhibiting artists’ boundary-transgressing themes and upholding Days’ open-platform investigation of (dis)embodiment, trans-identity, queer futurity, subculture, community building, and expressions of desire and play.Learn more
Other Books at ICA LA
Other Books is a unique bookshop and collaborative space in Boyle Heights known for an astute selection of new and used books, comics, and zines. The bookshop is co-organized by Seite Books and Kaya Press with an emphasis on literature in translation; POC creators in both literature and art; alternative comics; international comics and art books; independent presses; POC history; and the Other in related contexts.Learn more
VISIT + FOLLOW
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1717 E. 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 Admission is always free. #ICALA