Events for November 11, 2017
SANTA BARBARA--The new exhibition brings together, for the first time, a diverse body
of objects from local collections, from the first decades following the Chumash’s first contact
with the Spanish, c. 1769-1824.
Image Credit: Tlacolulokos, Smile Now Cry Later, 2017. Photograph: Fausto Nahúm. Courtesy of Library Foundation of Los Angeles LOS ANGELES-- Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A. is an exhibition and programming series—presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles in conjunction with the Los Angeles Public Library—as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: Latin America/Los Angeles initiative. The …Find out more »
ANTIOCH, BRENTWOOD, OAKLEY and PREWETT--Libraries in East Contra Costa County will participate in a community-wide read of the autobiography The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. We invite community members to pick up a free copy of the book in English or Spanish at the Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Prewett libraries beginning October 2nd (October …Find out more »
LA HABRA-- With a grant from California Humanities, the La Habra Library proudly introduces the second film in the series: Dismantling Archetypes: Breaking down barriers through film. The La Habra Library presents film professors, historians, directors and artists who discuss films covering race, ethnicity and gender identity to encourage dialogue about these important issues. For the …Find out more »
SAN FRANCISCO--Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura.Find out more »