Complementing one of its current exhibitions, “African American Artists in Los Angeles, a Survey Exhibition: Pathways (1966- 1989),” the California African American Museum will present an afternoon of conversation Saturday, March 19, at 1 p.m., in which five artists will discuss the driving forces that are the basis for their art, their influences and intentions, against the backdrop of their work.
The City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, in partnership with the Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, is presenting a three-part citywide survey exhibition of works created by African American artists in the Los Angeles area from 1945 through 2003.
The CAAM exhibition, “African American Artists in Los Angeles, a Survey Exhibition,” commemorates and celebrates the artistic and cultural contributions African American artists have made and continue to make to the City of Los Angeles, its residents and visitors.
This program is supported by Southern California Gas Company and San Diego Gas & Electric, Sempra Energy and VerizonCAAM’s mission is to research, collect, preserve and interpret for public enrichment, the history, art and culture of African Americans with emphasis on California and the western United States. It’s located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park. Admission is free. Parking is $6. For more information, please call (213) 744-7432 or visit www.caamuseum.org. CAAM is State of California museum.