Museum of Latin American Art’s new exhibitions look at varying aspects of life in the U.S. for Latinos
The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach has not one, but three new exhibits honing in on different aspects of the vibrant fabric of Latin American art.The exhibits, “LATINO/US Cotidiano,” “Forms: Artists from La Ru
We have three new exhibitions opening this weekend. Join us at our opening party this Saturday, October 5 beginning at 7:00pm. Members: Free/Non-Members: $10
Remember to send us your photos and hashtag them#molaaeveryday for a chance to have them showcased at the opening party for our new photography exhibition titled Latino/US Cotidiano on October 5. The photos focus on Latinos doing everyday things. So, we are asking all of you, regardless of whether you are of Latin American heritage or not, to tell us, with photos, what everyday life means to you. This photo shows our Development Coordinator Leo Bueno waiting for the bus on the way home from work. What is something you do everyday? Share your photos today!
On October 5 we will celebrate a new photography exhibition titled Latino/US Cotidiano. The photos focus on Latinos doing everyday things. So, we are asking all of you, regardless of whether you are of Latin American heritage or not, to tell us, with photos, what everyday life means to you. Hashtag your photos #molaaeveryday and we will select our favorites and showcase them during the opening party on October 5!
Karen Miranda (USA/Ecuador, b. 1983)
The Arrival, from Other Stories / Historias Bravas series, 2009
Courtesy of the artist
© Karen Miranda
Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the National Chicano Moratorium March in Los Angeles where 25,000 activists gathered to protest the Vietnam War resulting in the death of journalist, Ruben Salazar. Join us on Thursday, September 5 beginning at 5:00pm and learn more about the history of Latinos in the United States at a community screening of “Latino Americans” before it airs on PBSSoCal. Reserve your seat today!
MOLAA Lecturer-in-Residence Gregorio Luke talks about the his presentation on David Alfaro Siqueiros which will take place tomorrow, Saturday, August 10 at 8:00pm. Get your tickets now!
If you live locally, join us for Murals Under the Stars! Gregorio Luke returns this summer with a series introducing a new lecture on the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. It will include scenes with superstars like Maria Felix, Pedro Infante, Cantinflas. This season will also include presentations on the murals and lives , of Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros! All images are projected life-size on a 1,800 square foot wall!
Join us next Friday, July 19 beginning at 7:00pm for the exhibition opening of Affect Lab: Disrupting Technologies by Astrovandalistas.
Astrovandalistas is a translocal artist collective, whose members come from different geographical areas. Their projects operate in the intersection of art, activism, research and the free distribution of knowledge. Admission will be free with paid admission.