This Weekend at LACMA

In the last few weeks of summer take advantage of free art tours, live music, film screenings, and creative workshops at the museum! This Friday evening, Jazz at LACMA presents the high-energy sounds of jazz, hip-hop, pop, and world music by Katisse and his band at 6 pm. In neighboring Torrance, enjoy the LACMA9 Shorts Program, featuring a great variety of short films from international classics to beloved animated films put, as part of the Art+Film Lab beginning at 8 pm.

Karma Mirror and Stand, 19th century, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, photo © National Museum of Korea

Karma Mirror and Stand, 19th century, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, photo © National Museum of Korea

 

On Saturday at the Art+Film Lab, get hands on film experience with shot design and camera movement at the Composition Workshop from noon to 3 pm. Back on the Miracle Mile, explore the amazing collection of Post-Impressionist, Fauvist, and Cubist paintings from an essential generation of European painters in Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky (and take the docent-led tour at 10:30 am for even more insight). Enjoy a tour about the inspiring masterpieces from Korea in Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910 at noon or stroll through the Japanese Art collection at 2 pm and immerse yourself in prints, ceramics, and more. Additional tours include Modern Sculpture: Brancusi to Chamberlain, Tiles in Islamic Art, and Highlights of the Museum: Art of the Americas. Be sure to catch one of the final performances of this season’s Latin Sounds with the unique blend of Latin and soul music by the Scott Martin Latin-Soul Band on Saturday at 5 pm.

 

Marsden Hartley, The Iron Cross, 1915, oil on canvas, 47 ¼ × 47 ¼ inches, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis; university purchase, Bixby Fund, 1952

Marsden Hartley, The Iron Cross, 1915, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis; university purchase, Bixby Fund, 1952

On Sunday, LACMA invites everyone from Compton and the surrounding area for a Free Day, the final component of the Compton Art+Film Lab. Nicole Miller: Believing is Seeing shines light on the personal stories of the city’s residents in the Bing Theater starting at 12:30 pm. At the tech-inspired Andell Family Sunday at 12:30 pm see how artists and scientists innovate. While you’re here check out two of our most recent exhibitions, Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings 1913–1915 and the accompanying Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C. Finally, end the weekend on a relaxing note with the classical sounds of Violinist Guillame Sutre, Harpist Kyung-Hee Kim-Sutre, and Pianist Steven Vanhauwaert at 6 pm at this week’s Sunday Live.

Lily Tiao

 

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