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Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Los Angeles Municipal Art GalleryThe Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Founded in 1952, its mission is to promote, interpret, and present to the art of emerging, mid career, and established artists from culturally diverse Southern California. The Gallery showcases art from other parts of the world that is of relevance to the people of the City of Los Angeles. Its 10,000 square foot venue offers a dramatic exhibition space for large thematic group exhibitions that represent the current endeavors of area artists as well as exhibitions of work by individuals who have made a significant contribution to art in Los Angeles in particular and Southern California at large. The curatorial focus of the Gallery includes painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, video, sound, electronic, performance, and installation works. Once a year the Gallery serves as the host venue for the DCA's City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowships exhibitions, featuring the work of the City's best mid career artists.

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Barnsdall Gallery Theatre

Barnsdall Gallery TheatreThe Barnsdall Gallery Theatre (BGT) is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affair's Community Arts Division as a low-priced rental house for live theatre, dance, music, spoken word, lecture, film and special event presentations. The BGT is located at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, atop Olive Hill in Hollywood in the Barnsdall Art Park complex. The 11-acre park is also home to the Municipal Art Gallery, a Junior Arts Center and the Hollyhock House designed by the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The BGT's goal is to encourage community and professional producers to present artistic and diverse cultural events at the lowest possible admission price to maximize attendance and audience development.

The BGT is a 299-seat proscenium stage with a basic lighting and sound package, as well as a HD ready digital projector, a built in 16mm film, slide and video projector. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to request an Application For Use for their particular event. A determination of events will be based on the availability of dates. Fees for usage are very reasonable. Demand for the theatre is high, so please apply well in advance (minimum 90 days in advance) of your desired date(s).

Additionally, the Barnsdall Art Park campus is available for rental to community-oriented festivals or special events and filming.

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The Junior Arts Center

Junior Arts Center Constructed in 1967 through the cooperative efforts of the City of Los Angeles and Junior League, the Junior Arts Center provides and supports quality art programs that educate children and enrich the community through the celebration of art. For more than three decades, Barnsdall Arts/FOJAC has been committed to providing outstanding, affordable arts education programs to young people both on site at Barnsdall Art Park and in extensive outreach. With your help, we continue to develop and administer an impressive array of core programs, distinguished by excellence, imagination and rigor. We currently reach over 8,000 children annually with our art programs.

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Hollyhock House

Hollyhock HouseAline Barnsdall's family built an empire from their endeavors in the oil industry, which allowed her the luxury of commissioning Frank Lloyd Wright to design this marvelous construction. The house embodies the recurring theme of Mayan Revivalism found in many of Wright's other projects - known for using large stones, introverted windows, courtyards, and ornately designed accompaniments. Water is meant to flow from a pool in the courtyard through an underground tunnel to this inside moat, and out again to a fountain. The Hollyhock plant is a repeating motif of the architecture and is used in many of the details around the property.

Public Tours of Hollyhock House are offered to the general public, reservations are not required.

Days & Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 PM

Admission Rates (subject to change)
$7.00 - General audiences
$3.00 - Seniors
$2.00 - Youth (17 and under) OR if accompanied by an adult - FREE

. Tickets for tours can be purchased at the Municipal Art Gallery by cash only
. Closed on all major holidays
. No photography is allowed during tours

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Farmers' Farm

Farmers' Market The LAMC Farmers' Market is SEE-LA's fastest growing farmer's market and has a number of exciting features to explore.

A full selection of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables are available every week, rain or shine. From crisp dinosaur kale and Swiss chard to plump pummelos and sweet fuji apples and glimmering avacados to ruby-like strawberries, you're sure to find plenty of produce for your pantry. We also have cage-free chicken and eggs; fresh, wild honey; sprouted beans and myriad herbs.

An international selection of lunch options are also featured: Greek hummous and feta cheeses; Afghani flatbreads and sauces; Korean vegan delights; Salvadorian papusas and Blue Bottle coffees from all over the world.

Enjoy a serene walk just above the market at Barnsdall Art Park and treat yourself to a unique perspective above Los Angeles. During the Spring the LAMC Farmers' Market also hosts free cooking classes and is home to a number of seasonal events throughout the year.

The market is open year round and is located in the north Parking lot of Barnsdall Art Park, at 4800 Hollywood Blvd.. The LAMC Farmers' Market at Barnsdall Art Park proudly accepts EBT/Foodstamps and WIC/Senior FMNP coupons.

Name: Los Angeles Medical Center Certified Farmers' Market at Barnsdall Art Park
Day: Wednesday
Hours: 12 noon to 6:00 pm
Location: Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd.
Manager: James Schroeder
Phone: 323.463.3171
Transportation: Buses 180, 181, and 217. Metro Redline stop at Vermont & Sunset

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