Alice S., Librarian, Art, Music & Recreation Dept.


América Tropical in April, 2022. Author’s photograph

Looking at Art - In the Street: Siqueiros

June 08, 2022

The Looking at Art - In the Street program series celebrates artists and art historians who create and preserve open space street art in Los Angeles.

Collage of classic and influential films by African-American directors

Groundbreaking Films by African-American Directors

February 11, 2022

For many years it was hard to find and watch many classic and influential films by African-American directors: they were not widely distributed, they were not released on home video, or they were thought to be lost.

Artist Maru García

Interview With Artist Maru García

April 19, 2021

Maru García is a Mexican artist who is now based in Los Angeles. Her work merges the fields of art, science, and technology. She often uses organic, living material in her artworks to explore biological processes and the ability of living creatures (including humans) to restore polluted sites.