12.22Westfeldchanukah tile menorahHappy Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanza from the LAArtParty.com staff. This is the final UPDATE for December 2019.  

As always, the LAArtParty team will be takiing our holiday break starting on December 15, 2019. We will be back on January 3, 2020…for our tenth year!

Christmas-OrnamentsRemember to check the Features Page for more events over the holidays…While the gallery scene takes a pause, take in some fine art at local museums. We are so lucky to live in a city that is FILLED with wonderful art institutions such as LACMA, the Hammer Museumthe BroadMOCAHauser & Wirth, and the Skirball Cultural Center. Or CLICK Here to find out where to go ice skating in Los Angeles. Perhaps the theatre is more your speed…so be sure to visit our Performances Page. Whatever you choose to do – Have a great holiday, and a Happy New Year!

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December 19, 2019:
Near Culver City…Castelli Art Space hosts its final show of the season. “HEAVY METAL” is a group show featuring metal wall art, sculpture, body armor, headpieces and jewelry. Event runs 6-9pm; 5428 Washington Blvd., LA, CA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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December 19, 2019:
In South Pasadena…The Elliott Caine Quintet performs at the Blue Guitar Club. Band includes Elliot Caine-trumpet, Scott Gilman-tenor saxophone, Rick Olson-piano, Bill Markus-bass, Kenny Elliott-drums. Event runs: 7:00-9:30PM. The Blue Guitar Club, 1055 Lohman Ln. @ The Arroyo Seco Golf Course; 626-769-3500; http://www.blueguitar.club

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December 21, 22, 2019:   
As the days turn from dark to light, we come together to celebrate the winter solstice as a community and to offer the last weekend to shop before the holidays! 

circular tree imagesAn all-weekend art party full of cheer, encouraging the interchange of makers with the public. Featuring a new product launch from designer Bailey Hikawa, and in-person appearances from Rose Greenberg, House of 950, Eat Nunchi, KKCO, Talis, and more! Free gift wrapping, warm beverages, music, and fun! A portion of all sales goes to support our hosts the ICA LA, a non-profit art museum whose mission is to support art that sparks the pleasure of discovery and challenges the way we see and experience the world, ourselves, and each other. Sat/Sun: 12:00pm – 5:00pm; RSVP HERE for this FREE event; Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1717 East 7th Street LA CA 90021:

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December 24, 2019:
The Craft in America House Band will be presenting a casual afternoon of holiday music on Christmas Eve from 12 – 4 pm. Come and celebrate the season with bassist Maggie Hasspacher, pianist Sarah Gibson, and guitarist Terry de Castro. Event runs: 12-4pm; The Craft in America, 8415 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048; https://www.craftinamerica.org/

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