Time: November 15, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: The Hammer Museum
Street: 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Website or Map: http://hammer.ucla.edu/visit/…
Event Type: hammer, lectures
Organized By: The Hammer Musuem
Latest Activity: May 13
"This event has been listed on farhang.org by the Hammer Museum and is NOT officially sponsored or endorsed by the Farhang Foundation."
Gallerist Alonzo Davis, and collectors Vaughn Payne and Joy Simmons join curator Franklin Sirmans and art historian Karin Higa to talk about the importance of galleries and collectors in creating an African American art community in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s.
In conjunction with the exhibitionNow Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980.
*Title of a work by artist Sheila Levrant de Bretteville featured in the exhibition.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.
Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00pm.