The exhibition “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths” contains more than 225 pieces will travel internationally after debuting at UCLA.
The announcement coincides with a lead gift of $30 million — the largest in the museum’s history — from Lynda and Stewart Resnick.
The biennial exhibition, which begins June 3 and runs through Sept. 2, focuses primarily on emerging artists.
‘Pelotas Oaxaqueñas/Oaxacan Ball Games: Photographs by Leopoldo Peña’ is on view until July 15.
Events feature Ai Weiwei, Al Gore, Taylor Mac, Kyle Abraham, Meleko Mokgosi and others.
“Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter and Power” opens Feb. 11, 2018 and runs through July 1.
“Dining with Kings: Ceremony and Hospitality in the Cameroon Grassfields” runs from Dec. 17 through April 15, 2018.
UCLA professor’s film documents forced sterilization of Mexican women in late ’60s and early ’70s L.A.
Renee Tajima-Peña’s award-winning documentary “No Más Bebés” tells the story of how these women were sterilized without their consent or under extreme duress from doctors.
Highlights include honors for Ava DuVernay and Hilton Als and tributes from J.J. Abrams and Maggie Nelson, live performance by HAIM.
“Africa/Americas: Photographic Portraits by Pierre Verger” runs through Jan. 21, 2018.
Highlights of the more than 150 public events include theater and dance performances, faculty and student lectures and discussions and Pacific Standard Time museum exhibitions.
Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, “Axé Bahia” features more than 100 works by 35 artists. It will run from Sept. 24 through April 15, 2018.
The National Endowment of the Humanities has awarded the museum a $250,000 grant for “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths,” which is scheduled to open in June 2018.
“How to Make the Universe Right” presents a stunning installation of painted religious scrolls, ceremonial clothing, and ritual objects of the Yao, Tày, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay among others.
“Lineage through Landscape: Tracing Egun in Brazil by Fran Siegel,” a large-scale multifaceted drawing installation by Los Angeles-based artist Fran Siegel runs July 23 through Dec. 10.
The more than 100 public events include exhibitions at campus museums and galleries; lectures by artists, alumni and faculty; and performances by students and professionals.
“African-Print Fashion Now!” introduces visitors to a dynamic African dress tradition featuring the colorful, boldly designed, textiles that have come to be known as “African-print cloth.”
UCLA’s Fowler Museum will celebrate the opening of “African-Print Fashion Now!” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Fowler’s Lenart Auditorium on Saturday, March 25.
Matthew Robb, the new chief curator of UCLA’s Fowler Museum, believes we still have much to learn from the ancient cultures of the Americas.
Featuring more than 160 works of art, “Enduring Splendor: Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert” opens Feb. 19.
The project led by architect Michael Maltzan includes two new gallery spaces, frontage along a full block on Wilshire Boulevard and additional workspace for staff.
From performances to lectures to exhibitions, the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will present more than 150 public events this winter.
Join the Fowler Museum for an engaging afternoon as Lyssa Stapleton and Holly Jerger lead tours of exhibitions to examine contemporary work in the fiber arts at the Fowler Museum and at the Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Brett Steele, the director of London's Architectural Association School of Architecture, one of the world’s oldest and most influential schools of architecture, has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.
The photographs in capture a cultural movement that has been inspired by Jazz-era America and Europe to both South African dance styles and American hip-hop.