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Fall Class Session Begins October 11! Register Beginning October 4
Classes and Workshops / November 2016 / October 2016

Fall Class Session Begins October 11! Register Beginning October 4

Six week class sessions will be available for children, teens, and adults beginning on October 11! Registration will be open beginning the week of October 4, and will be ongoing through the first week of classes. We are happy to be adding the opportunity to learn instruments we’ve only previously offered during summer camp: Clarinet (ages … Continue reading

Call for Dolls- 36th Annual Black Doll Show – Submission Deadline Extended to November 18!
Black Doll Show / November 2016

Call for Dolls- 36th Annual Black Doll Show – Submission Deadline Extended to November 18!

The 2016-17 theme is “Paper, Plastic, Ceramics, and Wood” The William Grant Still Arts Center seeks artists’ Black Doll submissions for consideration for its 36th Annual Black Doll Show! This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, artistic exhibit of Black Dolls in the United States, founded in the early 1980s. Image: Paper Dolls by … 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

At land’s edge presents: Suné Woods
Events / October 2016

At land’s edge presents: Suné Woods

At land’s edge, an autonomous pedagogical platform and group based in East and South Los Angeles that nurtures the voices of cultural producers committed to social transformation, will present a public lecture with Mid-City based artist Suné Woods at the William Grant Still Arts Center on Thursday, October 6 from 6-8pm. All are welcome and we hope … Continue reading

Summer Art & Jazz Day Camp
Art and Jazz Camp / Classes and Workshops

Summer Art & Jazz Day Camp

Registration is now full. Be sure to check back next year or join our mailing list to receive next year’s registration dates.  Announcing the dates and times of the annual William Grant Still Arts Center Art & Jazz Summer Camp for ages 3-12. We can’t wait to welcome children back for another year of creative summertime exploration. On a … Continue reading

On The Corner, A Presentation by Van Young – Saturday, May 14 3-4pm
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / Classes and Workshops / May 2016 / What's Happening This Week

On The Corner, A Presentation by Van Young – Saturday, May 14 3-4pm

Longtime Friends of William Grant Still Arts Center president Van Young will share some insights and thoughts into Miles Davis’s 1972 album On The Corner  in a new freeform one hour presentation all about the groundbreaking record. The exhibit will be open for viewing and, since it is the birthday of Dr. William Grant Still, we’ll have our usual cake … Continue reading

So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis
African-American Composers Exhibition Series / April 2016 / March 2016 / What's Happening This Week

So What! – The Artistry of Miles Davis

  So What! The Artistry of Miles Davis March 12-June 4, 2016 Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 12, 3:00-6:00pm  Featuring live opening concert from 3:30-5:30pm by Project World Drum bringing together drummers and trumpeter Dr. Alphonso White, along with  electronic instruments to experiment with the Miles sounds during his fusion years in the 70s and 80s. 8th Annual Exhibition in WGSAC’s African-American Composers … Continue reading