Anything L.A. Liberal Magazine
Mar 092013

This Weekend at LACMA: Free Family Activities, final days

of Expressionist Cinema, and More.

March  8 2013

This Weekend at LACMAYou may be losing an hour of your day this weekend to daylight savings time, but there are plenty of things to do at LACMA to ease this perennial pain.
Saturday is a perfect day for the curious explorer in all of us. LACMA has once again collaborated with the Charles White Elementary School Gallery near MacArthur Park (just five miles east of LACMA on Wilshire) to present the unique work of New York–based artist Shinique Smith. On Saturday, join LACMA at the Charles White Gallery for free drop-in family activities all day including tours of the exhibition, a scavenger hunt, and a life-drawing workshop with a costumed model. Or, if you’re closer to campus, bring your family to the museum for free, bilingual family tours of the collection on Saturday starting at 11 am.

Sunday is another excellent opportunity to spend time together at the museum during our free Andell Family Sundays. This week’s activities focus on “Fruit & Flowers on Fabric.” Then, in the afternoon, learn about traditional Korean ceramics and how they inspire contemporary artists today. Dr. Burglind Jungmann, professor of Korean art history at UCLA and curator of Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists, will give the talk. By the evening, when you’re wondering where the weekend went, you can slow down and take a step back to enjoy the UCLA Philharmonia performing works by Mozart and Schumann at Sundays Live (always free!).