We have added some new events for August – don’t forget about all those summer concerts…See our Upcoming Events Page – go to the FREE Summer Concerts drop-down

 
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August 8, 2018:
LA Louver hosts its final summer screening. Rogue Wave short films features an in-studio look at participating artists Matthew Brandt, Gaijn Fujita, Ben Jackel, Laura Krifka, Heather Gwen Martin, Kim Schoenstadt and Matt Wedel. Rogue Wave Projects is an ongoing curatorial initiative which showcases emerging artists working in Los Angeles. The program will be screened in the gallery’s outdoor courtyard and upstairs viewing room, while the galleries will remain open until 9 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to view the films at their leisure, and experience the final iteration of LA Louver’s rotating group show EVOLVER.
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The event is free RSVP is requested RSVP@LALouver.com; 310-822-4955 Coordinated in conjunction with “Evolver,” a rotating group exhibition featuring over 100 artwork by more than 60 artists. On view: through August 17, 2018; L.A. Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291; http://lalouver.com/

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August 9, 2018:
Cinespia and Prime Video are offering fans a unique chance to watch the critically acclaimed and award-winning series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel under open skies at Hollywood Forever. Celebrate creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s delightful world and its 14 Emmy nominations with a big pink party under the stars. Admission is FREE! Wear pink or come dressed in your best Midge Maisel 1950s-inspired look to enter our costume contest with fabulous prizes. There will be complimentary food from Canters, Pink’s Hot Dogs, and Joe’s Pizza to bring the streets of NYC to LA. Event runs: 8:30pm – 11:00pm; The event is FREE – RSVP HERE. Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., LA, 90038; http://cinespia.org/

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August 10, 2018:
haleARTS GALLERY and Fabrik present “Summer Art Series”. Curated by Chris Davies of Fabrik Projects Gallery. This show features 8 contemporary artists that stimulate the senses using a variety of media. Tonight’s edition showcases the work of Jessie Chaney. On view: June 29 – August 19, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; haleARTS GALLERY 395 Santa Monica Place, suite 158, Santa Monica. CA 90401; http://www.halearts.com

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August 11, 2018:
Long Beach Avenue Open Studios celebrates its 5th annual Open Studio s Tour this year in collaboration with Maiden LAEvent runs: 1-9pm; Long Beach Avenue Open Studios 1250 Long Beach Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021; https://www.artistloftsdtla.com/  

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August 11, 2018:
In Santa Monica…At Bergamot, Skidmore Contemporary Art hosts an opening reception for two new exhibitions. “Why Landscape?” features new paintings by David Ashwell and Temptation” spotlights the art of Nicole Finger.
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David Ashwell, Malibu Farm, Acrylic on canvas, 45” x 50” 2018

Find out more about the artists and this event on our Event Feature. Art Party 4-6pm; Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot, (B-4), 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, 90404; https://skidmorecontemporaryart.com/

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August 11, 2018: 
Also at Bergamot…Building Bridges Art Exchange, in partnership with BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® hosts a closing reception for “Contemporary Totems: The Art of Ariel Vargassal.” Guests will have the opportunity to talk with the artist about his work. Art Party: 7pm-9pm; RSVP: buildingbridgesax@gmail.com Building Bridges Art, Exchange, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2, Santa Monica, CA 90404; https://www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org

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August 11, 2018:
Also a bit later at Bergamot…Copro Gallery (T5) throws an art party for two exhibitions tonight. “Covenant” is the first solo exhibition by artist Allen Williams with the gallery. The exhibit will feature many small and large paintings and drawings in both b/w and color. Also opening tonight…a group show titled ”Personal Gods” curated by Allen Williams. Art Party: 8-11:30pm; Bergamot 2525 Michigan Ave., (T5), Santa Monica; 
http://www.copronason.com

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August 11, 2018:
Join Venice Arts for the premiere of photographer Dotan Saguy’s stunning photo documentary about the extraordinary but endangered culture of Venice Beach. Unfortunately, Venice Beach sits on the edge of a knife, as the forces of gentrification and corporate expansion threaten to squash the way of life that has defined Venice for decades.
Aug11-2018-VeniceArts-DotanSaguyOn view: August 11 – September 21, 2018; Art Party: 5-8pm; This is a FREE event CLICK Here to RSVP. Venice Arts, 13445 Beach Avenue, Venice, CA 90292; https://www.venicearts.org/

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August 11, 2018:
TAG Gallery hosts its 13th Annual 2018 California Open national juried exhibition tonight. Juried by artist Kim Abeles, the exhibition features a wide range of media. On view: August 8–25, 2018. Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery 5458 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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August 11, 2018:
Los Angeles Art Association is proud to present the second iteration of “Hecho a Mano” (Made by Hand). Juried by Curator Jill Moniz, the exhibit will feature objects created by emerging artists and explore issues of quality workmanship and cultural heritage. On view: Aug 11 – August 24, 2018; ArtParty: 6-9pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, LA, 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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August 11, 2018:
In Hermosa…ShockBoxx Projects throws an art party to celebrate the opening of “The Usual Suspects.” The group show is comprised of artists that have frequented the gallery this year. These are some of the people who we feel have contributed to helping to put ShockBoxx on the map – so to speak. In no particular order: Mike Collins, Laura Schuler, Sarah Svetlana, Emerald Padgett, Theodosia Marchant, Scott Meskill, Dennis Dugan, Don Adkins, Brynn Alexander, Nikki Solima, Beau Robinson, Paul Roustan, Chip Herwegh, Claudia Berman, Lisa Pedersen, Samantha LeDuc, Chia Schuler, Mazzy, Maria Cracknell, Preston Smith, Michelle Victoria, Betsy Enzenberger, Phillip Boeltler, Eric Michael, Kymm Swank, Dezcjon Lathrop, Natalie Strong, KT Shelton, Audry Gneiser. On view: August 11 – 25, 2018; Art Party: 7-9pm; SHOCKBOXX PROJECT, 636 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; https://www.shockboxxproject.com/

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August 11, 2018:
LACE hosts an art talk with Sarah Gail Armstrong, Dove Ayinde, Brandon Drew Holmes, Micah James, and Elliot Reed. Presented by Black TED: Independent Research Perspectives in the Field organized by Mutant Salon members Sarah Gail Armstrong and Dove Ayinde. 
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This event takes place in conjunction with the CAVERNOUS: Young Joon Kwak & Mutant Salon exhibition and coincides with the performances by Adee Roberson and Anna Luisa Petrisko. Art Talk: 7-10pm; LACE, 6522 Hollywood Blvd., LA, 90028; CLICK HERE  for more info. http://welcometolace.org/

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August 12, 2018:
Frederika Roeder opens in “About a Box,” a group show at Shoebox Projects. The artist-in-residence in a shoebox event features various shoeboxes…all for $500. The artist created an artwork in honor of Ursula Krauss who was a co-organizer of Academia Luciano in Civitella d’Agliano. Roeder explained, “She used this word – with her Rumanian/German accent – and I whenever I start dreaming of another residency somewhere in the Southern Mediterranean, I am reminded of it, and her. My box is an artist’s rendition of a scrapbook or summer holiday album – warm, sunny and playful and full of memories. Read more on the Event Feature. Meet the artists including Roeder who will be in attendance. On view: On view August 12 to August 26 by appointment; Art Party: 3/-6pm; Shoebox Projects, 660 South Avenue 21 #3, Los Angeles Ca 90031; http://www.shoeboxprojects.com/  http://www.frederikabroeder.com/

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August 18, 2018:
Tiny Elephant, Giant Mouse,” An 
exhibit of works that experiments with scale opens at bG Gallery. Artist Cory Sewelson will participate in the group show along with many other talented artists. On view: August 18, 2018 – September 9, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm;

Also at bG Gallery, Gestalt Projects 144 Space will continue its celebration of its 144 (12 x 12) show. We have several LAArtParty artists in the exhibition – Matt Ehrmann, Don Poanessa, Bruce Sanders, will be featured along with many other artists. The goal of the space is to allow a wider range of artists the opportunity for gallery exhibition. 144 works by hundreds of local and international artists will be continuously rotated. Art Party: 6-9pm; bG Gallery, 3009 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica CA 90405; 1 (310) 906 4211; http://bGartGalleries.com

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August 18, 2018:
In the Valley…Carter Sexton celebrates renowned artist Morgan Weistling. The artist will be in attendance to sign copies of his new book, A Brush With History. On view: August 31. Art Party: 4-8pm; Carter Sexton Artists Materials, 5308 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91607; https://www.cartersexton.com/

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August 25, 2018:
In Culver City….Kopeikin hosts a closing reception for two exhibitions…“Crux” featuring artist Jordie Oetken and “Vanishing Vernacular.” Art Party: 6:00 – 8:00pm; KOPEIKIN GALLERY, 2766 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; https://www.kopeikingallery.com

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August 25, 2018:
Heaven on Earth hosts its annual gala will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Jeremy Hotel in West Hollywood. This year’s theme is “CATberet.”  Enjoy acclaimed Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn, and the talents of Voice Actress & Singer Rachael MacFarlane, Magician Adam Wylie, Comedian Dana Goldberg and more! Admission is $200/person. Tickets can be purchased HERE  6:00pm Reception & Silent Auction 7:30pm: Fine Dining, Program, Special Performances; Jeremy Hotel, 8490 West Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA, 90069; https://heavenlypets.org/gala/

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August 25, 2018:
In Hermosa…ShockBoxx Projects throws a closing reception for “The Usual Suspects.” The group show features friends of the gallery who have contributed to the success of ShockBoxx. 
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Artists include: Mike Collins, Laura Schuler, Sarah Svetlana, Emerald Padgett, Theodosia Marchant, Scott Meskill, Dennis Dugan, Don Adkins, Brynn Alexander, Nikki Solima, Beau Robinson, Paul Roustan, Chip Herwegh, Claudia Berman, Lisa Pedersen, Samantha LeDuc, Chia Schuler, Mazzy, Maria Cracknell, Preston Smith, Michelle Victoria, Betsy Enzenberger, Phillip Boeltler, Eric Michael, Kymm Swank, Dezcjon Lathrop, Natalie Strong, KT Shelton, Audry Gneiser. On view: August 11 – 25, 2018; Art Party: 7-9pm; SHOCKBOXX PROJECT, 636 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; https://www.shockboxxproject.com/

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