Report and Documentary Highlight Benefits of Artworks for Civic Engagement

May 25, 2018
Report and Documentary Highlight Benefits of Artworks for Civic Engagement Four Projects in South LA Represent Shift Towards “Art As Infrastructure”

Hot off the Presses: "Some Place Chronicles"

March 09, 2018
Some Place Chronicles is a creative placemaking project that features the people, histories and cultures of East Rancho Dominguez, Florence-Firestone, Lennox and Ladera Heights/View Park/Windsor Hills.

Celebrating Dora De Larios

February 14, 2018
"I like having my art in a public space because you never know who you're going to help." —Dora De Larios

Civic Art Annual Report 2016–17

January 23, 2018
The Department of Arts and Culture's Civic Art Program is pleased to present the 2016/17 Annual Report. In FY 2016/17, a total of 62 civic art projects were actively managed and covered 60 communities reaching over 8,500 community members throughout the County.

Clare Haggarty Elected To American For The Arts' Advisory Council

January 17, 2018
In December, members of Americans for the Arts elected Clare Haggarty as a member of their advisory council for the Public Art Network Council.

LA County Arts Commission Welcomes Work by Artist José Sacal Into County Collection

January 09, 2018
The LA County Arts Commission announces an addition to the County’s Civic Art Collection, a sculpture donated by renowned Mexican artist José Sacal. The artwork, which was originally created in 2012, honors two important women with roots in LA County, civil rights icon Dolores Huerta and LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis.

Artist in Residence at MLK Hospital: Evaluation and Lessons Learned

December 26, 2017
Artist Sandy Rodriguez was placed as an artist in residence at the Recuperative Care Center at the Martin Luther King Medical Campus in Willowbrook, CA, in 2016/17. This residency was part of a $1.6 million investment in Civic Art funded through the LA County Percent for Art policy. A final evaluation report on the residency is available now.

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Artist Sandy Rodriguez was placed as an artist in residence at the Recuperative Care Center at the Martin Luther King Medical Campus in Willowbrook, CA, in 2016/17. This residency was part of a $1.6 million investment in Civic Art funded through the LA County Percent for Art policy. A final evaluation report on the residency is available now.

Civic Art Zev Yaroslavsky Support Center

Zev Yaroslavsky Support Center

The Civic Art Program Annual Report provides a comprehensive review of projects completed in the 2015/16 fiscal year and their impact on the community. The Civic Art Program works with emerging and leading civic artists, County departments, and communities to create artwork, exhibitions, temporary art, and event-based programming for new and renovated facilities throughout LA County.

Inverted Landscapes by Elena Manferdini
The Artwork Titled "Inverted Landscapes" by Elena Manferdini Was Chosen from 260 Submissions Across the Country

Inverted Landscapes, a site-specific artwork at the Zev Yaroslavsky Family Support Center in Van Nuys, California has been named as one of the 38 best public art projects by the 2015 Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts.

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