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Community Arts in LA

Community Arts in LA
LIBS245

This course will provide students an opportunity to explore the aesthetic, historical, political, and sociocultural aspects of community-based art. Students will learn about the myriad of community arts throughout Los Angeles. Class lectures, discussions, readings, and writing assignments will focus on the theoretical exploration and practical application artist led art practices affecting positive change. Alternating site visits (held every other week) will 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. These may change each semester.