Here are some updates for the coming weekend and beyond….there are lots more art parties coming the following week. We will post an update by June 19, 2019; 

In the meantime, if you are headed to Art Basel in Switzerland this weekend, or would like to know more about the largest art fair in the world, be sure to check out my Art Basel article HERE. It’s on LAArtParty’s sister site EatTravelGo.com – located under the Destinations Section, on the Explore Page, under the Art/Entertainment drop-down. LA artist Tanner Goldbeck is featured.
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© Art Basel and Creative Time; photo courtesy of Art Basel

This past weekend I attended the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. Read my review HERE. It’s on the Performance Reviews Page under the Music drop-down. This event was one of our top ten events and was fantastic. If you are a music lover, be sure to attend next year.

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June 13, 2019:
If you are interested in attending a food trade show – we have some free tickets for our subscribers (this is open to our NON VIP subscribers). See our Food / Wine / Beer Events drop-down, under our Upcoming Events Page. Be aware this is NOT a food festival – but the press “says” there will be some samples given out

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June 13, 2019:
Castelli Art Space hosts a PREVIEW for a new exhibition titled “ABOUT MEN.” Tell them LAArtParty sent you…and you will be allowed entry. The group show features seven male artists who have devoted their lives to their craft. This exhibit addresses the hopes and fears, dreams and desires, hobbies and hang-ups of the modern man. Artists include: Tom Garner, Patrick Donovan, Stuart Kusher, Luis Sanchez, Bert Esenherz, Joe Forte and Jack Avetisyan. On view: June 13 – July 13, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 W. Washington Blvd., L.A, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com

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June 13, 2019:

Downtown…Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts presents two new exhibitions…a group show titled “Kindle,” and Michael Moon’s solo exhibit “Equilibrium.” Artists include: Angelique Antoniou, Maureen Haldeman, Claudio Luchina, Crystal Michaelson, Stephen Schubert, Noah Scott, Daniela Schweitzer, and many more. On view: June 6 – June 30, 2019; Art Party: 6pm – 10pm; Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, 727 S Spring St, LA, 90014; https://www.gdcagallery.com/

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June 15 & 16, 2019:
Head to Pasadena…The 27th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival is back this Father’s Day weekend at The Paseo. The two-day FREE festival inspires young artists. Enjoy art, music, and family fun. Visit the website for the full schedule. Event runs: 10am – 7pm (both days); The Paseo, 300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91101; http://pasadenachalkfestival.com

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June 15, 2019
Washed Up Venice hosts a weekly Venice Artists & Fleas market on Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Purchase a father’s day gift from one of the 50 merchants offering art, design, vintage clothing, food trucks and more; Events runs: 11am – 5pm; Venice Artists & Fleas market, 1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice 90291; https://www.washedupvenice.com/

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June 15, 2019:

In Santa Monica….
Head to Bergamot Station (one of our top ten events Skidmore Contemporary Art hosts an opening from 4-6pm…

Also talking place… CIACLA hosts its official launch tonight. CIACLA is an arts center for the promotion of leading Contemporary Irish Culture in Los Angeles. Art Party: 6-8pm; Bergamot Station B-1, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM; http://ciacla.com

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June 15, 2019:
Another art party in Santa Monica….Gestalt Project Space at bG Gallery presents a massive group exhibition titled “Spectrum-Gestalt.” 
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Part curatorial, part installation, the group show  brings together over 80 artists’ works from a wide variety of genres and mediums, grouping them into an expansive spectrum of color. LAArtParty artists included: Michael Baroff, Irina Chelyapov, Terry Marks-Tarlow, Ronen Pollak, Eugene Vishnevsky, and Tom Wright. On view: June 15 – July 15, 2019; 
Art Party: 5-8pm; Gestalt Project Space at bG Gallery, 3009 b Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, 90405; http://bgartdealings.com

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June 15, 2019:
TAG Gallery celebrate three solo exhibitions featuring artists Karen Hochman Brown, Lyle Rushing, and Elyse Wyman. Save the date…June 29, 2019, for an art talk at 1:00pm; On view: June 12 – July 6, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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June 15, 2019:

Castelli Art Space hosts a new exhibition titled “ABOUT MEN.” The group show features seven male artists who have devoted their lives to their craft. This exhibit addresses the hopes and fears, dreams and desires, hobbies and hang-ups of the modern man. Artists include: Tom Garner, Patrick Donovan, Stuart Kusher, Luis Sanchez, Bert Esenherz, Joe Forte and Jack Avetisyan. On view: June 13 – July 13, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 W. Washington Blvd., L.A, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com

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June 15, 2019:
In Chinatown…Charlie James Gallery offers an opening for “In a Manner of Speaking,” Gabriella Sanchez’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. “Specific Abstractions,” curated by Matt Stromberg is also opening. On view: June 15 – July 20, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Charlie James Gallery, 969 Chung King Road, LA 90012; https://www.cjamesgallery.com/

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June 16, 2019:

Let’s not forget to celebrate our Dads today. Happy Father’s Day to all the great Dads out there. Treat your father to a fantastic meal. CLICK HERE for some Father’s Day Dining options…you can find the article on the Dining/Travel Page – under the Features drop-down.
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Father’s Day is a great time to purchase original art from local artists. Feel free to email us back at LAArtParty@gmail.com, our staff can offer you lots of suggestions. 

More Father’s Day options….
In Santa Monica…The Upper West will have its full menu available for Father’s Day. As you may remember, I am always raving about Upper West. Check out LAArtParty’s sister site EatTraveGo.com (Food/Travel site) to see an article about Upper West. Click Here for details about all of my favorite dishes. Your Dad will LOVE it. The Upper West, 3321 Pico Boulevard., Santa Monica, 90405; https://theupperwest.com/

In the LAX/Westchester area…Melody Bar and Grill celebrates Father’s Day with $1.00 Venice Duck beers. Bring Dad for a delicious meal. Melody Bar and Grill, 9132 S Sepulveda Blvd, LA, 90045; https://www.melodylax.com

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June 19, 2019:
Celebrate new artists at the Hollywood Sculpture Garden with a fun art party. Master glass blower, John Mooney will have several incredible glass sculptures on display. Mooney founded Moonlight Glass in 1999 in Venice Beach. He also teaches glass blowing. Visit his website to find out more. Also new at the Garden…be sure to view the installation of award winning artist, Jorg Van Daele‘s new entry into his global series of sculptures for peace, following his creative residency at the HSG and in Palm Springs. Artist Llama D’Attore will be showcasing prime works from his Sound Safari collection. His creations include sound, fueled by carefully tailored musical arrangement, with a live performance aimed to compliment the garden’s extraordinary ambiance. Partake in an evening of refreshments, art, music, and lights. Art Party: 6pm-9pm; The Hollywood Sculpture Garden, 2430 Vasanta Way, LA, 90068; 
https://www.hollywoodsculpturegarden.com/

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June 20 – 23, 2019:
FAB gallery throws an art party to celebrate an art Installation created by Artist Rohitash Rao. A lover of music, he has created his own Record Store filled with original album covers, concert posters, band t-shirts and even his own music! Live bands (including himself) are playing at all of his Record Store art installations and he has pressed original vinyl records as well as created a few music videos for some of the hit songs under the ROHIT RECORDS label. Thursday Event runs 6-9pm; RSVP HERE for the THURSDAY Night (June 20) event ONLY; The gallery will be open Friday from 2-9pm; Sat/Sun 1-9pm with bands will be playing inside Thurs-Sat; Then on Sunday (during the Main Street Soulstice), bands will be playing outside the gallery; FAB gallery, 2001 Main Street, Santa Monica, 90405; http://fab-gallery.com; https://rohitash-rao.squarespace.com/

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June 20, 2019:
The art of Frederika Roeder is set to be featured in “Let Me Eat Cake Too.” The group show features over forty artists and opens at Blue Roof Studios on Thursday, June 20. A portion of the proceeds will go to National Eating Disorder Association. Find out more about Frederika and this exhibition on the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page).
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Frederika Roeder, Labor Day, acrylic, acrylic wash, acrylic pens, oil pens, 8″ x 8″ x .5″

This event is part of the Arts Festival, which is free and open to the public on Saturday, June 22 (see next listing). On view: June 20 – 22, 2019; Art Party: 7-9pm; Blue Roof Studios, Project Room, 7329 South Broadway LA; https://www.blueroofstudios.org/ http://www.frederikabroeder.com/

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June 22, 2019:
Downtown…Celebrate the solstice a the Blue Roof Studios Arts Festival. The free event will offer contemporary street performance, live music, mural painting, traditional African master drummers, outdoor and indoor art installations, resident artists’ open studios, a video screening, art-making workshops and culinary arts; Event runs: 12pm-5pm; Blue Roof Studios, Project Room, 7329 South Broadway, LA; 
https://www.blueroofstudios.org/ http://www.frederikabroeder.com/

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June 22, 2019:

FP Contemporary throws an art party for the opening of the Summer Group Show “Infusion,” an exhibition featuring works by artists Lisa Bartleson, Julia Nee Chu, Christina Craemer, Dirk De Bruycker, Betty Gold, Michael Kalish, Tom Lieber, Harry Moody, John Randall Nelson, Carlos Ramirez, Hunt Rettig and Mark Vinci. Also included will be new works by several other FP artists including Barbara Kolo, Claudia Meyer, Daniel Rueda, Paul Robinson and Suzan Woodruff. For this dynamic exhibition, FP Contemporary will be infusing and debuting exciting works by new artists Vicky Barranguet, Paula Cahill, Phil Hawkins and Karl Klingbiel. On view: June 22, 2019 – August 22, 2019; Art Party: 5-7pm; FP Contemporary, 5835 Washington Blvd. Culver City, 90232; https://fpcontemporary.com

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June 22, 2019:
ARENA 1 Gallery is holds a reception for “OUT OF POLAND,” a group exhibition of paintings, drawings, photography, augmented reality, tapestry and music by eight artists out of Poland (and one artist from Latvia). On view: June 15th- June 29th, 2019; Art Party: 6pm – 9pm; ARENA 1, A project of Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310 / 397-7456; www.arena1gallery.com

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June 22, 2019:
Los Angeles Art Association & the City of West Hollywood present a reception for “Out There,” a very special exhibition celebrating the LGBT experience during West Hollywood’s Pride Month festivities. In its 12th year, “Out There,” juried by Cliff Benjamin, Western Project is a key feature of Pride Month, an annual event that attracts nearly half a million visitors to West Hollywood.
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Participating artists: Robyn Alatorre, Janine Brown, Lorraine Bubar, Andrée B. Carter, Richard S. Chow, Maureen Haldeman, Julienne Johnson, Faina Kumpan, Blair Kurtz, Shannon Lee, Daniel Leighton, Lena Moross, Nadezhda, Johnny Naked, Michael Ochinero, Edgar Perez Peña, Osceola Refetoff, Timothy Shea-Smith, Christine Lee Smith, Kerrie Smith, Eugene Vishnevsky, Bryn Williams, Rolf Young, Roben Zaghian and many more. On view: June 22 – June 28, 2019; Art Party: 6 to 9pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., LA 90069; https://www.laaa.org/

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June 22, 2019:
Downtown…Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts presents two new exhibitions…a group show titled “Kindle,” and Michael Moon’s solo exhibit “Equilibrium.” Artists include: Angelique Antoniou, Alexander Gramm, Sylvia H. Goulden, Maureen Haldeman, Claudio Luchina, Walter Mazzarella, Stephen Schubert, and many more. On view: June 6 – June 30, 2019; Art Party: 6-10pm; Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, 727 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; https://www.gdcagallery.com/

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June 22, 2019:
In Lincoln Heights…Keystone Art Gallery offers an opening reception for “Agglomeration” featuring artists Kim Marra & Christine Rasmussen. On view: June 22 – July 1, 2019; Art Party: 7-11pm; Keystone Art Gallery, 338 S. Ave 16, LA, 90031; https://www.keystoneartspace.com

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June 23, 2019:
Shoshana Wayne Gallery is back (after leaving its gallery at Bergamot Station). “New Faces: Mid-Career Artists LA/NY” is a pop-up show featuring works by a selection of artists based in Los Angeles and New York. Artists include: Ann Agee, Nancy Baker Cahill, Jennifer, Boysen, Tom Burckhardt, Lisa Hoke, Carlson Hatton, Salomón Huerta, Christy Matson, Sangram Majumdar, Sarah Peters and Elena Sisto. On view: June 23 – September 21, 2019, Art Party: 2-5pm. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 4835 W. Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016; http://shoshanawayne.com

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June 23, 2019:
David Kordansky Gallery hosts a performance by legendary musicians Kahil El’Zabar (drums and percussion) and David Murray (tenor saxophone and bass clarinet).
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Kahil El’Zabar and David Murray, 2017, Performance at Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery, Evanston, Illinois

Space is limited and RSVP is required. Please RSVP to rsvp@davidkordanskygallery.com; Event begins: 6pm; David Kordansky Gallery, 5130 W. Edgewood Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90019; http://davidkordanskygallery.com/

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June 26, 2019:
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) holds an art talk. Artists Regen Moss and Lucas Blalock are longtime friends who enjoy an ongoing exchange via conversation, published writings, shared readings, and studio visits. Event runs: 7:00 pm – 8:00pm; ICA LA, 1717 E. 7th Street, LA 90021; https://www.theicala.org

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