Calendar

October 2017

Friday, October 6th The Friends of the Chinese American Museum present “A Musical Journey: the Simpkin Project.” A concert featuring a blend of reggae, blues, rock, and Americana. Space is limited. Reservations recommended by emailing RSVP@camla.org. | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Pico House

Saturday, October 7th Olvera Street Merchants Association Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present the “Muertos Art Walk” featuring live music, food, art, and more! | 10:00 am – 7:00 pm | Plaza Kiosko

Saturday, October 7th Craft in America and El Pueblo Historical Monument present the “The 85th Anniversary of the América Tropical by David Alfaro Siqueiros.” | Begins at 1:00 pm | América Tropical Interpretive Center

Saturday, October 14th Historic Italian Hall Foundation presents “Taste of Italy: L.A.’s Premiere Food and Wine Event.” For tickets, please visit: www.iamla.org/toi | 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | South Plaza

Sunday, October 22nd   The Friends of the Chinese American Museum present “Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Family Day.” A fun day of arts, crafts, and interactive activities. Reservations recommended by emailing RSVP@camla.org. | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Pico House

Tuesday, October 24th The Friends of the Chinese American Museum present the “Commemoration of the 1871 Los Angeles Chinese Massacre.”| 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Plaza Firehouse Courtyard

Wednesday, October 25th – Thursday, November 2nd The Olvera Street Merchants Association Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Novenario Processions.” Join the processions nightly beginning at the Avila Adobe. Free pan de muerto, champurrado, and evening theater performances.| 7:00 pm | Avila Adobe, Olvera Street, and Plaza Kiosko

Saturday, October 28th The Olvera Street Merchants Association Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Carrera de los Muertos (Run of the Dead) 5K Fun Run.” Festival, music, food, face painting, dancing, and more. Register now at: www.losmuertos5k.com | 7:00 am | Olvera Street

Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th The Olvera Street Merchants Association Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Fiesta Muertos Weekend Festival.” Live cultural entertainment, theater, community altars, and face painting throughout the day. | 10:00 am – 7:00 pm | Plaza Kiosko

**ART EXHIBIT: Friday, October 20th – Sunday, November 12th **
El Pueblo Park Association and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Sacred Memories: Cross Cultural Expressions of Day of the Dead” art exhibition | Fridays through Sundays (closed Mondays) | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Biscailuz Gallery

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, October 1st ** “History Keepers: Eleven Stories That Moved Los Angeles.” An exhibition exploring historic events which shaped the evolution of our city. Presented by the California Historical Society and LA as Subject in partnership with El Pueblo Historical Monument and El Pueblo Park Association. |Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm; Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | El Tranquilo Gallery & Information Center

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, January 7th **
The Historic Italian Hall Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Sicilian Cart: History In Movement.” Learn about one of Sicily’s most recognized folk symbols and its impact on modern Italian culture.| Tuesdays – Sundays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, March 11th **
“Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art” presented by The Friends of The Chinese American Museum in partnership with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and the California African American Museum. This exhibition explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day by examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond.| Tuesdays – Sundays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The Chinese American Museum

All event dates and times are subject to change. Additional events may be added.