Summer Concerts on the Green: Bola da Vez and Samba N’ Motion Jul20

Summer Concerts on t...

In honor of the closing weekend of Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas the Fowler brings the dynamic sounds of Ana Laidley and her dance and music troupes Bola da Vez and Samba N’ Motion. 3:30 p.m. Fowler Museum’s UCLA Art Council Amphitheatre FREE ADMISSION...

Fowler OutSpoken: Georgia Papageorge and Gemma Rodrigues Jul23

Fowler OutSpoken: Ge...

Join the Fowler in an intimate gallery showing of South African artist Georgia Papageorge’s epic two-channel video and sound projection Kilimanjaro/Cold Fire. 12 p.m. Earth Matters gallery FREE ADMISSION More...

Kids in the Courtyard: Mask Making Aug17

Kids in the Courtyar...

The Fowler Museum hosts a Kids in the Courtyard event in which children are taught to create unique masks taking inspiration from Yaqui, Gelede, and 1 – 4 pm Fowler Museum Courtyard FREE ADMISSION More...

Summer Concerts on the Green: DAFRA Drum Aug18

Summer Concerts on t...

The Fowler’s final summer concert celebrates the exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa with the music of DAFRA Drum, a West African drum and dance ensemble. 3:30 p.m. Fowler Museum’s UCLA Art Council Amphitheater More...

Screening: Street Muse: Kenya Aug21

Screening: Street Mu...

The Fowler presents the Los Angeles-area premiere of a documentary that chronicles a cultural outreach project using music to bridge social and political gaps between cultures. The screening will be followed by a talkback with the filmmaker, Meryl O’Connor, and Gull. 7:30 pm Fowler...

Kids in the Courtyard: Paint the Town Green Aug31

Kids in the Courtyar...

On the closing day of Rigo 23: From the Heart of Santa Madera celebrate this intriguing exhibition with a day of street art. 1–4 p.m. Fowler Museum Courtyard FREE ADMISSION More...

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres Sep13

Hammer Projects: Mar...

Performed by an actor whose delivery aims to embody the internal struggles of a faceless character, and filmed using a visual vocabulary inherited from professional keynote lectures, motivational speeches, and the now ubiquitous TED talk, Garcia Torres’s video speculates on Smithee’s fraught...

Hammer Projects: N. Dash Sep13

Hammer Projects: N. ...

N. Dash’s work in drawing, painting, and photography is rooted in a direct experimentation with materials. Organized by guest curator Corrina Peipon, Hammer Projects: N. Dash is the artist’s first one-person museum exhibition. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the...

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer Sep20

Chris Thile and Edga...

Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. 8 p.m. Royce Hall Price:  $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:  Beethoven 5 Sep21

Los Angeles Chamber ...

LACO has long called Royce Hall its home on the Westside and joins CAP UCLA as resident orchestra for the 2014-2015 season. Jeffrey Kahane, conductor Juho Pohjonen, piano CAMERON PATRICK LACO Commission SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian” BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67...

Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté and Rokia Traoré Sep26

Toumani & Sidik...

Toumani Diabaté, along side his son Sidiki, plays the kora, a 21-string harp unique to West Africa, and is responsible for bringing this instrument to audiences around the world. 8:00 p.m. Royce Hall Price: $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More...

HAMMER PROJECTS: YURI ANCARANI Sep27

HAMMER PROJECTS: YUR...

Join the Hammer in the presentation of yuri Ancarani’s first solo exhibition in the United States that will feature Ancarani’s recent trilogy of short films, each focusing on a specific aspect of labor. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Horace W....

Mandala of Compassion Sep28

Mandala of Compassion

This fall, the Hammer Museum welcomes the return of four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks—Venerable Gelong Kalsang Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Ngawang Thogmed, Lama Nawang Samten, and Lama RInji Tsewang—to create an elaborate sand mandala embodying compassion in the lobby gallery. Organized by Allison Agsten, curator of Public Engagement, with January Parkos Arnall, curatorial assistant, Public Engagement. More info…