Art openings and events this week.
Image courtesy of Human Resources.
Thursday, August 17
El Segundo Art Walk, various locations (El Segundo), 5–9pm.
Downtown at Sundown, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (San Diego), 5–8pm.
Paris, Texas, Palm Springs Art Museum (Palm Springs), 6pm.
Third Thursday Studio: Sun Catchers, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara), 6–8pm.
Film Night: Chinatown, Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach), 7pm.
West Coast Premiere and Q&A of CNN Films’ ELIÁN, Annenberg Space for Photography (Century City), 7–10pm.
Aperture Duo, Craft in America Center (Beverly Grove), 7pm.
ECLIPSECORE screening and VR NASA panel, NAVEL (Downtown), 7pm–12am.
MUSIC & PERFORMANCE: JazzPOP: Steuart Liebig’s Men-Tot Six, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 8pm.
Dirty Vestiges — Simone Aughterlony & Michael Günzburger, Human Resources (Chinatown), 8pm. Also August 18.
Art on Tap, Riverside Art Museum (Riverside), 8–11pm.
Friday, August 18
THE OJ SIMPSON MUSEUM, Coagula Curatorial (Chinatown), 11am–6pm. $5.
Chocolate and Art Show, The Vortex (Downtown), 7pm. $10–15.
Open studio with Max Naylor, ESMoA (El Segundo), 5–7pm. Also August 20.
Festive Friday, 10 Women Gallery (Santa Monica), 5–9pm.
Music: Reinhold Schwarzwald, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 6pm.
Course: One-Day Workshop: Bon Vivant Studio, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 6pm.
Odd Market, the Autry (Griffith Park), 6–11pm.
No Restraint – Call for Art, ARK (Altadena), 6–11pm.
Dance Downtown: Tango at Grand Park, Grand Park (Downtown), 7–11pm.
Los Angeles Poverty Department’s Movie Nights: Herman’s House, Skid Row History Museum & Archive (Downtown), 7pm.
Purple Garden Cinema: Bronx Gothic, Underground Museum (Arlington Heights), 8pm.
ASZURE BARTON’S AWÁA, Ford Theatres (Hollywood), 8:30pm.
Saturday, August 19
Family Day: Art for Good, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 11am–3pm.
Female Artist Picnic!, Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area (Culver City), 11am–4pm.
Embrace LA, EK Gallery (Mid-City), 11am–9pm.
LAMAGPlay Workshop: Hey, That’s My Angle!, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (East Hollywood), 11am–1pm.
Found Object & Assemblage Sculpture Workshop with Monica Wyatt, Craft and Folk Art Museum (Miracle Mile), 12–2pm. $45–55.
Talk: The Roadable Synapse, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 1pm.
Workshop: Laughing Dragon Qi Gong with Crow and Clara Andre, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 1–3pm.
Diverted Destruction 10 workshop with Dani Dodge, The Loft at Liz’s (Mid-City), 2–4pm.
Eastside Sol, Mariachi Plaza (Downtown), 2–6pm.
Alice Clements and Yasmine Diaz Open Studio, 3330 Eagle Rock Boulevard (Glassell Park), 2–7pm.
San Pedro Art Walk, Siren’s (San Pedro), 2:30 and 4:30pm.
Training Day: Scenarios and Simulated Environments, Materials & Applications (Mid-City), 3–5pm.
Peter Benoit Architect Open Studio- Garden Party ll, 3015 Hyperion Avenue (Los Feliz), 3–6pm.
Moonlighting – Gemini Staff Exhibition, Gemini G.E.L. (West Hollywood), 4–8pm.
Jenny Okun: Downtown LA, Craig Krull Gallery (Santa Monica), 5–7pm.
Carla Issue 9 Launch Party, Blum & Poe (Culver City), 5–8pm.
Meshki Collective: DNC, 10455 Jefferson Boulevard (Culver City), 5–8pm.
Music: Bobby Matos Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble with Special Guest, Candi Sosa, LACMA (Hancock Park), 5pm.
2017 Angel Awards, 922 Vine Street (Hollywood), 6pm. $500–2,500.
CLOSING RECEPTION: FLOWERS TO MAKE UP FOR EVERYTHING, LOLA ROSE THOMPSON, The Lodge (East Hollywood), 6–9pm.
Eugenia Barbuc: Landscape, Elysian Reservoir (Echo Park), 6–8pm.
black is a color closing reception, Charlie James Gallery (Chinatown), 6–9pm.
Summer Nights with KCRW, California African American Museum (Downtown), 6–10pm.
Local Sound Presents: Gamblers Mark & Viernes13, Museum of Latin American Art (Long Beach), 7–10pm. $22–30.
Beyond Baroque Foundation: Bohemia: A Venice Salon on the Canals – Fundraiser, private residence (Venice), 7–10pm. $30–60.
Peter Moruzzi, Greetings from Los Angeles Book release, signing and reading party, La Luz De Jesus Gallery (Los Feliz), 7–10pm.
Trapper Keeper, Eastside International (ESXLA) (Lincoln Heights), 7–10pm.
Drinkin’ Smokin’ & West Coastin’, Think Tank Gallery (Downtown), 7:30pm–1am.
Special: Muse ’til Midnight, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 8pm.
JACOB JONAS THE COMPANY, AND TIM HECKER WITH KARA-LIS COVERDALE, Ford Theatres (Hollywood), 8:30pm.
Sunday, August 20
Matousek Glassworks and Pine Needle Basketry and Gourd Art: Open Studio & Workshop/Demo, 10352 Glory Avenue (Burbank), 10am–4pm.
SCREENINGS: Family Flicks Film Series: The General, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 11am.
Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit, Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films; and LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner, Pasadena Museum of California Art (Pasadena), 12–5pm.
Workshop: Scroll Making with Debra Disman, Fowler Museum (Westwood), 1–3pm.
Move: Lindy Hop to Hip Hop with Shamell Bell, California African American Museum (Downtown), 1–2:30pm.
Performance with Flora Wiegmann, ESMoA (El Segundo), 3pm.
Performance: Lac Hong Performing Arts Group, Fowler Museum (Westwood), 3pm.
Special: Performance: Corazón del espantapájaros (Heart of the Scarecrow), LACMA (Miracle Mile), 4pm.
Group XLIV, MAK Center Mackey Apartments & Garage Top (Mid-City), 4–6pm.
Healing the voice for female-identifying people, we live in space (Mid-City), 6pm–12am.
Music: Capitol Ensemble, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 6pm.
NORTHERN STARS, AN EVENING WITH RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, Ford Theatres (Hollywood), 8pm.
When Puppets Are Your Only Friends, Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe (Silver Lake), 8pm. $7–10.
Monday, August 21
Space is the Place, c.nichols project (Mar Vista), 9am–12pm.
The TL Collective Workshop, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 11am–4pm. Through August 25.
Klein Technique™ and German Modern Dance Traditions, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 4:30–7:30pm. $150–170.
Ali Kheradyar, Elevator Mondays (Downtown), 7–10pm.
Tuesday, August 22
Film: Summer Stock, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 1pm.
What’s the Matter? Media, Materiality, and Meaning in Film and Video Installations, Getty Center (Brentwood), 4–6pm.
Remembering ’92, California African American Museum (Downtown), 7–9pm.
SCREENINGS: Dirty Dancing, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm.
Wednesday, August 23
PMCA 1234: Free Fourth Wednesday Wee-Read, Pasadena Museum of California Art (Pasadena), 10:30–11:30am.
Night of Protest Songs, L.A. Louver (Venice), 6–8pm.
SCREENINGS: Bring It On, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm.
In West Hollywood, West Hollywood Library (West Hollywood), 7–9pm.
Screening: Mona Varichon, POTTS (Alhambra), 8pm.