Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa Nov15

Bearing Witness: Emb...

Artists from two community art groups—The Mapula Embroidery Project and Kaross Workers—have for several decades used the art of embroidery to express views on diverse issues affecting life in South Africa. See a selection of these fantastically-hued pictorial embroideries—all produced circa...

Fowler in Focus: Yards of Style, African-Print Cloths of Ghana Nov20

Fowler in Focus: Yar...

The larger markets in West Africa offer everything from foodstuffs to scrap metal to used clothing—and they also boast hundreds and hundreds of stalls filled with printed cloth. Ubiquitous throughout urban and rural Africa as garments and head wraps, African-print cloths are also popping up...

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres Nov25

Hammer Projects: Mar...

The first solo presentation of the Mexico City-based Mario Garcia Torres’s work in Los Angeles, is a one-act monologue, written as an imagined tell-all, casts the fictitious director Alan Smithee as a central protagonist in a new single-channel video. Sept. 13, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015 Museum...

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OBJECT MATTER Nov30

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OB...

Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) was a pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene, describing himself as a “para-photographer,” because his work stood “beside” or “beyond” traditional ideas associated with photography. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday:...

JIM HODGES: GIVE MORE THAN YOU TAKE Nov30

JIM HODGES: GIVE MOR...

The first U.S. comprehensive survey on the work of the New York–based artist Jim Hodges brings together photography, drawing, works on paper, and objects rendered in mirror, lightbulbs, silk flowers, and glass alongside several major room-size installations. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015...

Hammer Projects: Yuri Ancarani Nov30

Hammer Projects: Yur...

Italian artist Yuri Ancarani makes seductive, hypnotic, engrossing films that delve deep into obscure subjects. This is his first solo exhibition in the U.S. Sept. 27, 2014 – Jan. 19, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 11 am – 8 pm Saturday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm Hammer...

Hammer Projects: N. Dash Dec01

Hammer Projects: N. ...

N. Dash’s work in drawing, painting, and photography is rooted in her ongoing experimentation with materials. Hammer Projects: N. Dash will include thirteen new photographs and a special project for the courtyard light boxes. Sept. 13, 2014 – Jan. 25, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday...

Hammer Projects: Francis Upritchard Dec01

Hammer Projects: Fra...

Francis Upritchard’s first solo exhibition on the west coast features sculptural installations of archetypes—the psychic, the African, the nincompoop—hovering in a state of uncertainty. Modeled in polymer clay, the curious figures are rendered in a slightly unnerving scale. Oct. 25, 2014...

Through Positive Eyes Commemorating World AIDS Day 2014 Dec01

Through Positive Eye...

The UCLA Art & Global Health Center presents Through Positive Eyes: an evening of art, performance, storytelling, and media to commemorate World AIDS Day 2014. Silent Auction proceeds benefit ThroughPositiveEyes.org, a global HIV advocacy project. 7 pm – 9:30 pm Glorya Kaufman Hall, Room...

UCLA Jazz Combos Dec01

UCLA Jazz Combos

This performance features UCLA student jazz combos, directed by George Bohanon, Kenny Burrell, Clayton Cameron, Charley Harrison, Charles Owens and Michele Weir. 7 pm Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building Price: FREE Schoenberg Music Building is located in North East Campus, just off...

Chew on This: The Rhythm Project w/ Brynn Shiovitz Dec02

Chew on This: The Rh...

The Rhythm Project is a series of short documentaries that unpack the relationship between rhythm and race as it exists for a diverse group of New York and LA-based tap dancers. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 12 pm – 5 pm Kaufman Hall, room 160 Price: Free More info… Glorya Kaufman Hall is...

UCLA Big Bands Dec02

UCLA Big Bands

Big band jazz concert, featuring performances by the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by Charley Harrison; the UCLA LatinJazz Big Band, directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez; and the Ellingtonia Orchestra, directed by Kenny Burrell. 7 pm Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building Price: FREE...

Culture Fix: Gemma Rodrigues on Installations by Pascale Marthine Tayou Dec04

Culture Fix: Gemma R...

In this lunchtime gallery talk, World Share exhibition curator Gemma Rodrigues explores the Central African roots and resonances in Tayou’s work. Thursday, Dec. 4, 12 pm Price: Free The Fowler Museum is located in the heart of UCLA’s north campus. Parking is available in lot...

Hox Zodiac dinner Dec04

Hox Zodiac dinner

Participate in the ongoing collaboration of Victoria Vesna and neuroscientist Siddharth Ramakrishnan. Inspired by the Hox genes that codify body plans across the animal kingdom, Hox Zodiac offers the audience a seat at the dinner table – enabling conversations on mutations, morphology...

Undergrad Scholarship Award Exhibition Dec04

Undergrad Scholarshi...

Exhibition featuring work in various media by undergraduate art students who received 2014-15 scholarships from the UCLA Department of Art and the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Opening Reception: Thursday, Dec. 4, 5 – 8 pm Exhibition Dates: Dec. 4 – 18 Gallery Hours: Monday –...