ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEECOLLECTLEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art every day.


Christian Marclay: The Clock
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
LACMA presents another twenty-four-hour screening of Christian Marclay’s The Clock, a twenty-four-hour single-channel montage constructed from thousands of moments of cinema and television history depicting the passage of time. Marclay has excerpted each of these moments from their original contexts and edited them together to create a functioning timepiece synchronized to local time wherever it is viewed. This event is free.

Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City II, LACMA’s Choice
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire (Miracle Mile)
Presented in conjunction with LACMA’s 24-hour screening of artist Christian Marclay’s film The Clock, ForYourArt will host a simultaneous 24-hour reception at their 6020 Wilshire Blvd. activity space. This event will offer an edible exhibition of L.A.’s signature donuts as chosen by LACMA staff. View the complete donut schedule here. Join ForYourArt for a discussion about the film between Andrew Berardini and Ed Schad on Saturday, September 22 at 5pm and for “A Round Table on L.A.’s Rising Scene” with Krista Simmons, Waylynn Lucas, Janeen Gudelj, and Joshua Lurie on Sunday, September 23 at 10:30am.

Family Jam: Samba Rhythm
Fowler Museum (Westwood)
This free music event features members of Samba Society playing their vintage approach to partido alto and samba de terreiro. Attendees can listen to samba music in the Museum’s courtyard and make their own instruments in the accompanying workshop.

Designing Women Award Benefit
Private Home (Hancock Park)
The Museum of California Design Award Benefit honors several of the designers whose work is included in California’s Designing Women 1896-1986, currently on view at the Autry National Center. Honored artists include Evelyn Ackerman, Marilyn Kay Austin, Renee Firestone, Arline Fisch, April Greiman, Judith Hendler, Gere Kavanaugh, Cher Pendarvis and Deborah Sussman. This event includes an awards ceremony, live and silent auctions, and a light lunch. Tickets are $125; instructions to purchase tickets are available online.

Donut Discussion: “A Round Table on L.A.’s Rising Scene
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire (Miracle Mile)
Presented in conjunction with ForYourArt’s Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City II, LACMA’s Choice, this event features Top Chef Masters judge and LAist Food Editor Krista Simmons hosting a roundtable discussion with Waylynn Lucas, owner of Fonuts; Janeen Gudelj, owner of The Donut Snob; and Joshua Lurie, food writer and owner of Topics will focus on donut trends, the history of the donut scene in L.A., and more. Free donuts will be served.

L.A. Dance Project
Walt Disney Concert Hall at The Music Center (Downtown)
Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center presents a new project by film and stage choreographer Benjamin Millepied. Based on a collaboration with Millepied, composer Nico Muhly, art consultant Matthieu Humery, producer Charles Fabius, design house Rodarte, and visual artist-in-residence  Christopher Wool, L.A. Dance Project features the world premier performance of Millepied’s new dance program. Tickets start at $28 and are available online.  

Public Labs Map Making Workshop
Machine Project (Echo Park)
Aerial photographer Stewart Long presents a DIY map making and aerial photography workshop at Machine Project. The Public Lab balloon and kite aerial imaging tool is a collaboratively designed, low-cost, and relatively easy activity for making high resolution aerial image maps. This workshop features lessons on topics including planning, safety, image acquisition, and map production. The class fee is $50.


Art Platform – Los Angeles
Barkar Hanger (Santa Monica)
September 27-30, 2012 | 11am-6pm
The second edition of the modern and contemporary art fair, Art Platform – Los Angeles, features works from over 70 national and international galleries. Programming for this three day event includes panel discussions, docent-led tours, various VIP events, and more. Tickets for Art Platform – Los Angeles are $20-$45 and available online.

Balloon Mapping Kit. Courtesy of Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science.