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SUNDAY, MARCH 18

Nowruz Celebration
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
11:30am – 7pm
Commemorate Norwuz, the traditional Iranian celebration of the first day of spring and first day of the new year, at LACMA. The museum’s collection of Iranian art will provide a backdrop for this day-long feast of Persian culture. The event will feature dance and musical performances, short film screenings, story readings, a Haft-Sîn, (the traditional centerpiece of Nowruz), and children’s entertainment. Tickets available online.

INCOGNITO Second Opportunity Art Sale
Santa Monica Museum of Art (Santa Monica)
11am-2pm
The exhibition and art benefit sale continues with the remaining work from INCOGNITO, which features original work by 500 contemporary artists including John Baldessari, Mark Bradford, and Judy Chicago, as well as a host of emerging talent.

Tour: Millard Sheets: A Legacy of Art and Architecture
Claremont/Pomona
11:30am-4pm
This Pacific Standard Time event organized by the L.A. Conservancy will include docent-led tours of six historic locations showcasing the art and architecture of Millard Sheets. Tickets are $30 for the general public, $25 for Los Angeles Conservancy members, $15 for students, and $10 for children 12 and under. Tickets are availableonline.

Artist Talk: Nancy Baker Cahill 
Pasadena Museum of California Art (Pasadena)
3pm
Nancy Baker Cahill talks about Fascinomas, her multimedia installation that examines the human body’s simultaneous vulnerability and resilience, in the museum’s Project Room.

Laura Krifka Artist Talk
CB1 Gallery (downtown)
3pm
Painter, sculptor, and video artist Laura Krifka will discuss her exhibiton First Blush, which explores her interest in the creation of American mythology. Exhibition on view through March 25, 2012.

6-10-17A
Ooga Booga (Chinatown)
2-5pm
LA launch party for photographer Aubrey Mayer’s 500+ page book, 6-10-17A, published by White Columns, that documents iconic painter Christopher Wool at work in his studio. The event also includes the unveiling of a new woodblock print installation by Mario Correa.

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Nancy Baker Cahill, Detail (Freedom Tru Art)