Ed in LA trip to San Pedro – February 12, 2019

On a bright sunny Tuesday, 20 PAA members headed down the 110 freeway to San Pedro. First stop, Angels Gate Cultural Center, a former Army barracks on a spectacular bluff above the harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The center provides professional work-studio space for 52 artists along with community and cultural outreach through classes and art education programs in the …

EDUCATION IN LA – Marciano Art Foundation

As the skies cleared from a welcome rain, a group of 20 PAA members arrived at the Marciano Art Foundation. We began our visit with lunch in the gallery café to accommodate the timing of our private tour before joining our guide. Priscilla Eilene met us at the entrance and provided interesting background history of the Scottish Rite Masonic order …

EDUCATION IN LA – LACE

On November 14, about thirteen PAA members enjoyed an Education in LA trip to LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) to view THE MOJAVE PROJECT. Our exhibition guide was Sarah Russin, Executive Director of LACE, assisted by Andrew Freire, Exhibition Manager. THE MOJAVE PROJECT is an experimental transmedia documentary and curated project led by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and …

Ed in LA: Art Center

EDUCATION IN LA     Co-chairs: Rita Flynn and Shelley Sackett This is Not a Selfie March 28, 2017 ArtCenter College of Design On an exceptionally sunny day in the last week of March, Education in LA hosted a special viewing of This is Not a selfie exhibited in the Alyce de Roulet Gallery, ArtCenter College of Design. The touring show …

Ed in LA: The Underground Museum

EDUCATION IN LA   MARCH 7TH 2017 On March 7th, PAA Education in LA organized a visit to The Underground Museum. This unique institution, a storefront open to the public on Washington Blvd., brings first class contemporary art to the people of West Adams/Crenshaw area.  The museum has now received it’s second PAA grant supporting exhibits – including Artists of Color. …

Ed in LA: Tour of Betty Duker’s Collection

Education in LA February 6, 2017   A Tour of Betty Duker’s Collection of Latin American Art   An exclamation point was added to our exploration of Latino and Latin American Art during Pacific Standard Time:LA/LA   A most impressive collection of Latin American art was to be found in the home of our own Betty Duker.  She offered 30 …

Ed in LA: Skirball Cultural Center

On January 17th eight members of the PAA enjoyed lunch and tour of two fabulous exhibitions at the Skirball Cultural Center. We were welcomed by Jocelyn Tetel, Vice President of Advancement, who thanked the PAA for our work “to strengthen the arts in our community” and for funding Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA. Laura Mart, curator of the …

Ed in LA: Hammer Museum

Twenty- five PAA members traveled to the Hammer on November 9th to view the extraordinary exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 – part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA 2017. More than 280 works from 25 different countries included contributions of 120 women artists from Latin America and those of Latina and Chicana descent in the United States. This landmark …

Ed in LA: Descanso Gardens

On October 11, John O’Brien led a tour for some lucky PAA members of the Sturt Haaga Gallery At Descanso Gardens.  There they enjoyed ELEMENTAL/Marking Time with artwork reflecting different measurements of time.  John created a remarkable experience which captures the passage of time whether in creating art or in growing a garden.  The tour was followed by lunch in …

Education in LA: Norton Simon Museum

On Friday, August 18th twenty members of the PAA had a summer adventure to see the Galka Scheyer: Maven of Modernism exhibition at the Norton Simon. A self-appointed ambassador for the “Blue Four” – Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Vasily Kandinsky, the exhibition included exceptional examples from Scheyer’s personal collection by the “Blue Four”, as well as many …