Grand Park’s “Portraits of Freedom: Building a Life in L.A.” opened on July 1, and will run thru July 31, 2021. The outdoor exhibition will feature feature photography and video installations in various parts of the park. 

Presentations located in pockets throughout Grand Park will feature the work of local artists including photojournalist Samanta Helou Hernandez, documentary photographer Sam Comen, artists Diane Lindquist and Jonah Elijah, social justice organizations Solidarity for Sanctuary and LA Street Vendor Campaign, and Southern California Public Radio’s KPCC/LAist. Located throughout different areas of Grand Park between Grand Avenue and North Broadway, the on-site programming will illuminate Los Angeles through civic pride, identity and engagement while narrating cornerstone stories of the American experience. Grand Park invites Angelenos to submit reflections of “home” to be considered for inclusion in weekly updates to the nighttime projections. For more info visit the website –