12:00pm — 4:00pm: Join us as we explore the Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century exhibition through the art of printmaking with special guests from Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG). Artists from their Bario Mobile Art Studio will guide you through the process of making your own silkscreen printed poster!
12:30pm and 2:30pm: Tour Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century with a docent.
1:00pm: Listen to storytime in the Silk Road Gallery with Sunny Stevenson.
2:00pm: Join [email protected]
: Borderlines with author Sehba Sarwar. The publication features photographs, essays, poetry and journalistic narratives by visual and literary artists based in Bangladesh, Canada, India, Mexico, Pakistan, the US-Mexico border, and the US. At a time of heightened border tensions and rising walls, VBB’s publication forges connections across borders, exploring shared struggles and joys.
Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) inspires the creation and promotion of new works by chicano and latino artists through experimental and innovative printmaking techniques and other visual art forms/ media. Since 1973, SHG has been the intersection where arts and community meet, providing a forum for local and international artists.
Programs are presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century as part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America.
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a far reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Supported by grants from the Getty Foundation, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA takes place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California, from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, and from San Diego to Santa Barbara. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty.
Free admission all day!