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October 2014

LAMAG: VIP Reception — Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art AND Shangri La: Imagined Cities

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DCA’s LAMAG, the only municipal art gallery in the country, will showcase the major traveling exhibition, Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art, which chronicles how tobacco heiress Doris Duke came to amass an impressive collection of Islamic artworks from throughout the Islamic world. Doris Duke’s Shangri La also showcases how she went on to commission architect Marion Sims Wyeth to build her Shangri La, the five-acre estate in Honolulu to house the collection. Organized by the Doris…

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LAMAG: Opening Reception — Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art AND Shangri La: Imagined Cities

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DCA’s LAMAG, the only municipal art gallery in the country, will showcase the major traveling exhibition, Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art, which chronicles how tobacco heiress Doris Duke came to amass an impressive collection of Islamic artworks from throughout the Islamic world. Doris Duke’s Shangri La also showcases how she went on to commission architect Marion Sims Wyeth to build her Shangri La, the five-acre estate in Honolulu to house the collection. Organized by the Doris…

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Barrio Mobile Arts Studio (BMAS) Art Workshop

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Self Help Graphics Pop-Up arts programming presents its renowned Barrio Mobile Arts Studio (BMAS), whose mobile art workshops meet participants and LA/ Islam Arts Initiative artists “where they are” through the use of new technological art practices such as PhoneART and DIY printmaking. Capturing the diverse audiences and artists of the LA/IAI, the program explores new technologies that meet participants and artists “where they are.” Using the idea of meeting people “where they are”, Self Help Graphics’ Barrio Mobile Arts…

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November 2014

LA / Islam: LAMAG’s Free Family Art Workshops

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every 3 weeks on Saturday until December 6, 2014

LAMAG’s Free Family Art Workshops will explore the origins, symbols, patterns, designs, and colors used as the foundation for the diversity of artworks showcased in both Doris Duke’s Shangri La and Shangri La: Imagined Cities. Families are invited to work with diverse materials to create vibrant artworks influenced by the traditional motifs and contemporary images from these two exhibitions. Additionally, the LAMAG Museum Education Program offers free school tours followed by a corresponding art lesson, subject to availability of dates.…

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December 2014

LA / Islam: LAMAG’s Free Family Art Workshops

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 3 weeks on Saturday until December 6, 2014

LAMAG’s Free Family Art Workshops will explore the origins, symbols, patterns, designs, and colors used as the foundation for the diversity of artworks showcased in both Doris Duke’s Shangri La and Shangri La: Imagined Cities. Families are invited to work with diverse materials to create vibrant artworks influenced by the traditional motifs and contemporary images from these two exhibitions. Additionally, the LAMAG Museum Education Program offers free school tours followed by a corresponding art lesson, subject to availability of dates.…

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