Wednesdays: July 30, August 6, August 13 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, FREE ADMISSION For more info, and to RSVP click here.
First-ever joint series between El Museo and the City Museum, featuring music, gallery talks, art-making workshops, breakdancing demos, DJs, festive summer drinks, local food vendors, and more.
July 30: ROOTS – We kick things off with a cultural rewind to where it all began! El Museo will feature folklorist Elena Martinez from City Lore discussing the connectivity between art and music, with DJ D’Marquesina on deck. Video projections and sidewalk art by the Murcielagos Fumando Collective will be featured. At the City Museum, check out DJ Tony Touch, congas player Chico Cruz, and learn about the influence of graffiti on hip-hop.
August 6: THROWBACK – Join us as we go back in time to the 1980s in New York City! Perla de Leon will be discussing her work at El Museo, with DJ D’Marquesina spinning, as well as video projections and sidewalk art by the Murcielagos Fumando Collective. DJ Grand Master Caz will be spinning old school at the City Museum, and be sure to check out breakdancers, the NBS Crew.
August 13: REMIX – Old school meets new school in the series finale! El Museo celebrates the birth of its founder Raphael Montañez Ortiz, in conversation with UCLA’s Chon Noriega, and the smashing of a piñata. DJ D’Marquesina will be back with video projections and sidewalk art by the Murcielagos Fumando Collective. At the City Museum DJ Grand Master Caz will spin classic and current beats, with a performance by Kelly Peters and his Generation X Hip Hop Dancers.