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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 41


Community Arts in LA


This course provides students with an opportunity to explore the aesthetic, historical, political and socio-cultural aspects of community based art. Students learn about the myriad of community arts throughout Los Angeles. Class lectures, discussions, reading, and writing assignments focus on the theoretical exploration and practical application of artist led art practices affecting positive change. Alternating site visits (held every other week) include museum education departments such as LACMA, MOCA, SMMoA, The Getty, and arts/cultural organizations, such as Side Street Projects, Armory Art Center, Machine Projects, Watts House Project, The Heart Project, Echo Park Film Center, A Window Between Worlds, and First Street Gallery Art Center. Site visits may change with each semester.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Note-taking materials


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XAED245
Meetings: 15
Credit Hours: 2
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