Saturday, November 5, 1-4pm – Exhibit Walk Through with Valena Broussard Dismukes
Fall Exhibitions / November 2016

Saturday, November 5, 1-4pm – Exhibit Walk Through with Valena Broussard Dismukes

On Saturday, November 5 from 1-4pm, stop by the Center to visit our current photography exhibition, Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes, and meet with Valena Broussard Dismukes to discuss her work with her directly. The current exhibit features photographs from throughout Dismukes’ life, with a focus on her noted series and book “The Red-Black Connection” that draws connections … Continue reading

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes
Fall Exhibitions / November 2016 / October 2016

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes

Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes October 8 to November 19, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Walk Through: Saturday, November 5, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note: William Grant Still Arts Center will open at 3:00 p.m. on October 8. Intersections: Valena Broussard Dismukes will present a photographic and biographical look through … Continue reading

Mini Archives Fair & Community History Conversation– Saturday, November 14, 1-4pm
Fall Exhibitions

Mini Archives Fair & Community History Conversation– Saturday, November 14, 1-4pm

This is the last event of the West Adams Collectors Club exhibition!  Please join for a discussion on community histories, a chance to view the exhibit, talk with participating collectors, and tables/resources from a few local archives including A.C. Bilbrew’s Black Resource Center and the Pacifica Radio Archive as well as resources from the City of Los Angeles … Continue reading

Sankofa Launch and Dialogue – Saturday, October 31, 12 Noon-3pm
Community Health and Wellness / Events / Fall Exhibitions / October 2015

Sankofa Launch and Dialogue – Saturday, October 31, 12 Noon-3pm

“Armed with the knowledge of our past, we can with confidence charter a course for our future. Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle. We must take hold of it and forge the future with the past.” – Malcolm X Speech at Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (28 June 1964) Sankofa … Continue reading

West Adams Collectors Club: Collecting, Archiving & Exhibiting Your Own Cultural History
Fall Exhibitions / November 2015 / October 2015

West Adams Collectors Club: Collecting, Archiving & Exhibiting Your Own Cultural History

West Adams Collectors Club: Collecting, Archiving & Exhibiting Your Own Cultural History October 3-November 21, 2015 WATCH THE WORKSHOP VIDEOS – Grassroots Archiving #1 and Grassroots Archiving #2 This new exhibition is the result of a free, eight-week intergenerational workshop on grassroots archiving and collecting, hosted and organized by The William Grant Still Arts Center in … Continue reading

Classes and Workshops / Fall Exhibitions / LA/Islam Arts Initiative / What's Happening This Week

Classes Available + Dialogue with Rosa Clemente and Chuck D on Saturday 10/11, 2-3 p.m. (Begins Promptly at 2 p.m.)

Thanks to all who came out to the opening of Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop. Photos will be posted soon to our Flickr. In the meantime, some good news: there is still some class availability for Fall, especially for our teen classes – in BlackBook, Poetry and Lyricism, Beatmaking, and Drums – contact Keisa Davis for … Continue reading

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop
Fall Exhibitions / LA/Islam Arts Initiative

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop

Return of the Mecca: The Art of Islam and Hip-Hop Curated by Sohail Daulatzai #laislamarts    #returnofthemecca For images and more information, also visit returnofthemecca.com Exhibition Dates:  October 4 to November 22, 2014 Exhibition Times:  Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Opening Reception: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.      Dialogue: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m. … Continue reading