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Gallery Opening - Ann Phong
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

Gallery Opening - Ann Phong

For over thirty years artist Ann Phong has contemplated her own personal cross-cultural and trans-Pacific journey from her native Vietnam to California through paintings that often include found objects. Her work from the last decade reflects her concern for the world’s imperiled natural environment.

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Gallery Tour - Liberation/Incarceration
Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

Gallery Tour - Liberation/Incarceration

Accounting for over twenty percent of prisoners in the world, the United States has the highest rate of incarceration per capita than any other nation. This group exhibition will explore artistic themes of personal and societal oppression and liberation, photography documenting the sometimes cathartic stories and experiences of people in prison arts programs, as well as artwork by prisoners themselves. 

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Gallery - AIR, WATER, and EARTH
Apr
22
to Jun 10

Gallery - AIR, WATER, and EARTH

Artists explore the vital elements of life: air, water and earth, during a time of great challenge and change to our planet, using traditional and experimental techniques current in contemporary printmaking; from works on paper to installation and video presentations.
Exhibition Closes June 10

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GALLERY TOUR - Prayers, Protection, and Resistance
Aug
10
7:30 PM19:30

GALLERY TOUR - Prayers, Protection, and Resistance

When faced with overwhelming circumstances beyond their control, artists respond with unexpected and powerful life-affirming artwork. Hundreds of artists consider the world’s troubles on a personal scale in this invitational group exhibition incorporating all media. Co-curated by Margaret Garcia and Nataasja Saint-SatyrSponsored by BLICK Art Materials

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Prayers, Protection, and Resistance
Jun
22
to Aug 20

Prayers, Protection, and Resistance

When faced with overwhelming circumstances beyond their control, artists respond with unexpected and powerful life-affirming artwork. Hundreds of artists consider the world’s troubles on a personal scale in this invitational group exhibition incorporating all media. Co-curated by Margaret Garcia and Nataasja Saint-SatyrSponsored by BLICK Art Materials

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California Palms - Closed
May
11
to Jun 11

California Palms - Closed

Gallery Closed due to a private event on Sunday, June 11, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

The Muckenthaler continues our collaboration with renowned painter Frank Romero, who curates a group exhibition on the subject of California’s ubiquitous palm trees, iconic to the region, but possibly on the way out as city planners replace aging specimens with drought tolerant alternatives. 

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Portraits & Figures: A National Watercolor Exhibition
Mar
2
to Apr 9

Portraits & Figures: A National Watercolor Exhibition

Following a successful return to the Muckenthaler Cultural Center last year, the National Watercolor Society opens our gallery season with an exhibition of its members devoted to figurative portraits. The invitational show features a diverse range of works by over forty of its member artists working in some form of water-based media.

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Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists Gallery Opening Reception
Sep
1
6:30 PM18:30

Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists Gallery Opening Reception

A selection of paintings by Los Angeles women artists of the 1970s and beyond. Curated by artist Margaret Garcia, the show examines the emergence of female painters who helped define many different styles during this period. Featuring Leigh Adams, Sandra Cornejo, Lynne Dwyer, Kikki Eder, June Edmonds, Cathy Garcia, Margaret Garcia, Amy Inouye, Bonnie Lambert, Heather McLarty, Sybil McMiller, Marylucille Nuñez, Ester Petschar, Marcella Swett, Suzanne Delacruz Urquiza, Zara Gomez.

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Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker
Aug
11
7:30 PM19:30

Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker

Gallery Tour | 7:30 p.m. | Free Admission

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center will host a discussion and gallery tour of the exhibition Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker, on view through August 21. The free tour will feature the late artist’s sister Lisa Duardo and nephew Montana Mills, of Modern Multiples, the highly regarded print studio founded by Richard Duardo.  Filmmaker Heather Flores will screen excerpts from an original video about Richard Duardo. Poet, artist and educator Karen Holden will share experiences working as  an edition printer for Richard Duardo during the early years of his Aztlán Multiples studios in the 1980's.

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Bumjoon Lee
Apr
14
6:30 PM18:30

Bumjoon Lee

Gallery Opening Reception

Free Admission | Donations Welcomed | Refreshments Available

Recent works by South Korean artist Bumjoon Lee, who utilizes a unique practice of scratching images into the surfaces of canvas- shaped stainless steel sheets. 

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National Watercolor Society Invitational Plein Air Painting Exhibition
Mar
3
to Apr 3

National Watercolor Society Invitational Plein Air Painting Exhibition

The National Watercolor Society selects artworks from its members around the world for an exhibition of true plein air paintings, made by artists working outdoors. Featuring works by Thomas Schaller, M. E. “Mike” Bailey, Robbie Laird, Dean Mitchell, Frank Eber, David Teter, Stephanie Goldman, Bjorn Bernstrom and Andreas Mattern and others.

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