Evening for Educators: Gráfica América
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Evening for Educators: Gráfica América

Free to Educators with ID

A night for educators! MOLAA’s Education Department presents information and projects on Gráfica América. Review classroom resources, participate in hands-on projects, and meet other local teachers!

 Space is limited, RSVP is required. Reserve free tickets by calling 562-437-1689

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Print Fair & Festival
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Print Fair & Festival

Join us on April 28th for MOLAA’s first Print Fair & Festival highlighting artists who create printed works and publications. The festival will give visitors the opportunity to interface directly with local artists and independent vendors centralized in one location! Print Fair & Festival is organized in support of MOLAA’s current exhibition, Gráfica América and will feature live performances, demonstrations, panel discussions, artist vendors, free workshops and face painting!

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Celebrate International Workers Day with Soup, Solidarity and the Sewing Rebellion!
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrate International Workers Day with Soup, Solidarity and the Sewing Rebellion!

Chiachio & Giannone: Celebrating Diversity / Grafica América Workshop

Celebrate International Workers Day with Soup, Solidarity and the Sewing Rebellion!

Join in the launch of the LEGALIZE THE LABOR FORCE CAMPAIGN instigated by Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms. Enjoy a cup of soup, labor songs, and Sewing Rebellion hosted by Frau Fiber and the Faux Fraus.

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Sounds of the Americas
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

Sounds of the Americas

Experience a night of diverse sounds from the Americas in conjunction with our current exhibition Gráfíca América. Performances by Changüí Majadero, a Los Angeles based band who takes on the Afro-Cuban musical tradition of Changüí. NOVA, a quartet that breathes new life into the sounds of classic Bossa Nova and Samba. And INCA the Peruvian Ensemble, founded in 1981 in Los Angeles, for the purposes of researching, preserving and presenting Peru’s rich multi- cultural heritage of ethnic and folkloric music, songs, dance and traditions.

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Descontrucción: A Drag Show
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Descontrucción: A Drag Show

In conjunction with Chiachio & Giannone: Celebrating Diversity themes of gender and identity roles, MOLAA presents Deconstrucción: A Drag Show. The night includes a high-energy drag show and will also include a set by DJ Sizzle, a marketplace with craft and food vendors, our current exhibitions, cash bar, photo booth, LGBTQ organizations such as Latino Equality Alliance & The Center, plus an interactive activity by the People’s Workshop.

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Chiachio & Giannone: Celebrating Diversity - Members' Opening
Mar
16
6:00 PM18:00

Chiachio & Giannone: Celebrating Diversity - Members' Opening

Calling all members! Join us Saturday, March 16 from 7 - 9 PM as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition Chiachio & Giannone: Celebrating Diversity comprised of the series Familia a 6 colores – a set of textile mosaics – and Banders por el orgullo, a group of flags in different formats made in collaboration with the Long Beach community.

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Mono Print Workshop - Gráfica América
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Mono Print Workshop - Gráfica América

Celebrate the opening weekend of Gráfica América with a free and open to the public drop-in printmaking workshop for all ages. Working in small groups, experiment with a variety of materials and textures to create colorful collaborative monotype prints. Workshops will be facilitated by local printmaking artists and your masterpiece will be featured in Gráfica América’s Community Gallery (Gallery E) throughout the month of March. Bring friends or family and make your mark!

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Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Gráfica América Exclusive Reception

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Complimentary for members. Space is limited. 
TO RSVP call 562.437.1689 or go ON LINE.

Calling all members! Join us Saturday, March 2 from 7 - 9 PM as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition Gráfica América which celebrates the collaborative spirit of printmaking through historical prints and publications as well as contemporary and experimental works. Made in print shops, publishing houses, and artists collective studios established by Latin American and Latinx printmakers, the works on display represent artists from across the United States, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Enjoy drinks and live music by DJ Bien Buena of the Chulita Vinyl Club.

This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Latin American Art and is curated by Gabriela Martinez, MOLAA Curator of Education, with Rogelio Gutierrez, Associate Professor of Art at Arizona State University.

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Night at the Museum: Docent Recruitment
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Night at the Museum: Docent Recruitment

The Museum of Latin American Art is now recruiting docents for upcoming training in March. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic about working with the public, dedicated to lifelong learning, and committed to enriching others through art.  Join us for our Docent Orientation Mix and Mingle to learn more about the program.

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Docent Orientation Mix & Mingle Brunch
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Docent Orientation Mix & Mingle Brunch

Become a MOLAA Docent!

If you have a passion for art and a willingness to share it, become a docent at the Museum of Latin American Art. The MOLAA Docent Guild is a dynamic organization that aspires to make modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art meaningful and accessible to student and adult groups through interactive tours. To learn more about the program, join us at the Docent Orientation Mix & Mingle Brunch.

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Holiday Festival: ¡Fiesta Navideña!
Dec
1
2:00 PM14:00

Holiday Festival: ¡Fiesta Navideña!

Celebrate the holidays at MOLAA and immerse yourself in classic Mexican Christmas traditions! Enjoy a live Pastorela performance, participate in activities and art workshops based non Las Posadas and savor traditional Mexican holiday snacks like tamales, champurrado and much more! Peruse hand-made crafts created by local vendors and pick up a last-minute gift at our museum shop!

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FANTASTIC ALEBRIJES
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

FANTASTIC ALEBRIJES

As MOLAA closes the Día de los Muertos exhibition Beyond the Earth and the Sky, we collaborate with Warner Bros. to present 'Fantastic Alebrijes’, vivid and whimsical wooden alebrijes that were handmade by artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico as a re-imagining of the creatures featured in the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The second of five all new adventures in the Wizarding World created by J.K. Rowling, the film arrives in theaters nationwide on November 16, 2018.

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Ink Lecture Series: Tattoo Collectors in Modern Society
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Ink Lecture Series: Tattoo Collectors in Modern Society

What is the difference between a Collector and a person who has tattoos? In this round table discussion, MOLAA invites tattoo collectors and artists to share their views on the growing popularity of tattoo collecting. We will also discuss the unique relationship between tattoo artists as patrons and their clients turned artists, and address the novelty of these collector’s bodies becoming, in a sense, travelling exhibitions for a tattoo artist.

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Día De Los Muertos Family Festival
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Día De Los Muertos Family Festival

Explore Día de los Muertos, a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones at MOLAA's annual family festival! Learn more about this cultural tradition through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, face painting, food and unique craft vendors. Día de los Muertos attire strongly encouraged - Come dressed as a calavera!

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