State of the Art: Your Weekly Guide to LA’s Latino Art Openings

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State of The Art is Remezcla’s weekly guide to Latin art openings in your city each week. Mingle with art admirers, collectors and casual passersby to check out these new works. And don’t forget to grab a free glass of wine…or three.

Anti Mall – The Vex Arts and Cultural Center

Textiles from Latin America. Jewelry. Candles. Only a few of the items you can find at the Anti-Mall: People b4 Profit event at The Vex Arts and Cultural Center. On December 16, the locale will host a unique night where you can eat, dance and browse through the works of what the website calls ‘ARTivisits.’ From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. you can roam the center with a taco in hand and browse through browse vinyls, T-shirts, and more. Who knows – maybe you’ll start finding some Christmas presents to put under the tree.

The Vex Arts and Cultural Center
5240 Alhambra Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90032


Hands-On Art Workshop – MOLAA

We’ve talked about Lola Álvarez Bravo’s photography before and if this significant Mexican artist inspired you to try your hand at making art, you’re in for a treat. The Museum of Latin American Art will host a tour followed by a workshop where you bring out your inner artista and create a photomontage. The free workshop takes place on Thursday, December 13 at 5:30 p.m. just make sure to call the museum to reserve a spot.

628 Alamitos Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 437-1689


Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

The more gallery openings, the more chances for free cerveza. But really, the art lover in you cannot miss out on the monthly phenomenon that is Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. On Thursday, December 13 roam the streets of the ever-entertaining, sometimes-bizarre Downtown Los Angeles for openings on openings. Start at the Art Walk Lounge at 634 South Spring Street for a double book signing and art show starting at 6 p.m. hosted by Stay Up!: Los Angeles Street Art and Billboard Bandits. You’re bound to find plenty of Latino and non-Latino artists to get your art fix until next month.The Autry in Griffith Park

411 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA