Once upon a time, the sun and moon argued about who would light up the sky. They fought, as anthropomorphic celestial bodies are meant to do, but after the moon proves to be as strong as the sun, they decide to take shifts. The sun would brighten the day, while the moon would illuminate the night.
Instead of that bulk order of gift cards, give membership cards this holiday season! There are interesting museums and galleries all around, with annual memberships around the amount you were going to spend on each of those gift cards.
Since its founding in 2011, the International Art Museum has been a place of peaceful reflection and international understanding. Evolving from its inception as a retrospective of the works of a renowned Chinese artist, the museum has grown to include art from Algeria, Belgium, England, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Scotland, and the United States.
A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional business leader and a man of vision. During his lifetime, Huntington amassed the core of one of the finest research libraries in the world, established an impressive art collection, and created an array of …
The San Jose Museum of Art celebrates new ideas, stimulates creativity, and inspires connection with every visit. Welcoming and thought provoking, the Museum delights visitors with it’s surprising and playful perspective on the art and artists of our time.
Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, mirroring Los Angeles’s rich cultural heritage and uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with …
Strategically located on the Pacific Rim and serving one of the most diverse communities in the United States, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is uniquely positioned to lead a diverse, global audience in discovering the distinctive materials, aesthetics and intellectual achievements of Asian art and cultures, and to serve as a bridge of understanding between Asia and the United States and between the diverse cultures of Asia.
As one of the leading art museums on the West Coast, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art serves a diverse audience of approximately 150,000 people annually. The Museum offers a wide variety of educational and interpretive programs to this broad audience.
Sunday is the last day of the Miami Book Fair. For those not attending, they are providing a live stream of some features tomorrow. On the schedule is Van Jones, Jennifer Egan, Jeffrey Eugenides, and many others.
Visit transformative paintings, space capsules, kinetic sculptures, new forms of architecture, revolutions, and rituals at exhibitions in Claremont, Riverside, Pomona, and Palm Springs. Experience a pyrotechnics performance, an audio-visual concert, and other activities this weekend at the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA partners in the Inland Cities.
This major exhibition traces the development of luxury in the Americas from about 1000 BC to the arrival of Europeans in the early sixteenth century. Explore exquisite ornaments, jewelry, regalia, and ritual objects, including recently excavated discoveries, during this one-hour tour. Meet at the Information Desk.
The Last Bookstore is pleased to present an evening of poetry and music with writer Pavana Reddy and acclaimed New York based Sufi band The American Sufi Project. Join us for a journey across time as these two ancient art forms join together to paint a vivid story known as Rangoli.
VPAC partners with New West Symphony in celebrating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein with Bernstein on Stage. John Mauceri, former music director of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, was once a young protégé of Leonard Bernstein. He’s known for his onstage commentary between pieces, so we can’t wait to hear him share both personal anecdotes and musical insights from the maestro himself. He’s created a concert packed with pieces from the entire canon of Bernstein’s compositions for the stage.
Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici is a groundbreaking exhibition devoted to 18th century Mexican painting, a vibrant period marked by major stylistic developments and the invention of new iconographies.
New York Times and worldwide bestselling “dazzling storyteller” (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.
Skylight Books: Join us for our annual celebration of all things indie! If anyone reads as much as booksellers, it’s definitely authors, so you’ll get some great recommendations! Come in, chat with them if you like, pick their brains, ask for their suggestions.