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LOS ANGELES EXHIBIT–Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora
January 29 @ 10:00 am – May 1 @ 3:00 pmFree
LOS ANGELES EXHIBIT–Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora examines the significance of needlework in the lives of Italian American women, their families, and communities from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The exhibition reconsiders the role of needlework beyond its aesthetic value and utilitarian purposes and recognizes it as an extraordinary medium for expressing and preserving culture.
Italian American Museum of Los Angeles
January 29 – to October 16, 2022
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm (closed Mondays)
Address: 644 North Main Street (corner of Cesar Chavez Avenue) Los Angeles, 90012
Directions: Take the Metro Red Line, Gold Line, or Purple Line to Union Station/Gateway Transit Center. Exit the station and walk across N. Alameda Street to El Pueblo Historical Monument. Continue west to Main Street, then walk north one block to Cesar Chavez. The IAMLA is located near the 101 and 110 freeway intersection.
Parking: There are several parking options in the area.
Lot 1 – 419 N. Main Street
Lot 2 – 615 N. Main Street
COVID-19 Procedures: Per City of Los Angeles ordinance, proof of vaccination is required to visit the IAMLA. Those with medical or religious exemptions may present a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours. Everyone 2 years of age and older must wear a mask while visiting the IAMLA.
This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.