Serving Larchmont Village, Hancock Park, and the Greater Wilshire neighborhoods of Los Angeles since 2011.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Welcome to the Buzz’s community calendar – please explore our list of local-ish events…and please feel free to add your own.

Craft Lab Family Workshop: Upcycled Soft Sculptures with Melora Garcia

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

$10 / members free REGISTER Join artist Melora Garcia to create soft fiber sculptures using recycled fabrics! Participants will use fabric stuffing, braiding, and simple sewing techniques to create dynamic sculptures out of multicolored textiles. For inspiration, visit the galleries and explore the textured sculptural and fiber artworks by Minga Opazo and Maria A. Guzmán […]

Sound Healing Journey with Roxie Sarhangi

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

$40 / $35 members REGISTER Experience a transformative sound healing journey with Roxie Sound Healing. Held in the gallery space along the artworks that are part of ART IRAN: Falling into Language, this 75-minute immersive healing art experience combines the resonance of seven crystal bowls, a symphonic gong, ocean drum, kochi chimes, and other instruments, interwoven […]

Maker Night: Upcycled Weaving with Sam Sklar

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

$12 /members free | includes materials and drinks REGISTER Slow down and transform fast-fashion waste into beautiful handmade weavings! Join artist Sam Sklar for an eco-conscious evening of weaving and creativity where participants will turn discarded garments into strips of fabric which will be used to create unique weavings.  

Maker Night: Upcycled Weaving with Sam Sklar

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Price FREE – $12 USD + BF Register Slow down and transform fast-fashion waste into beautiful handmade weavings! Join artist Sam Sklar for an eco-conscious evening of weaving and creativity where participants will turn discarded garments into strips of fabric which will be used to create unique weavings. Workshop registration includes materials and drinks. Space […]

Curator Walkthrough: Power in Every Thread with Alma Ruiz

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Price - FREE Register Follow Date and time Sun Mar 24th 2024, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT Curator Alma Ruiz leads an insightful and personal walkthrough of Power in Every Thread: Maria A. Guzmán Capron and Minga Opazo. Learn about the various themes that connect Guzmán Capron and Opazo’s complex textile-based practices and how […]

Workshop: Imaginary Cities – Slab Building with EUNBI

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Price $95 – $100 USD + BF Create imaginary worlds and slab-built architectural structures in clay. Artist Eunbi Cho will guide participants through basic slab building techniques in clay, including how to plan and design hollow forms, execute a clean slab build, and finishing details such as cut-outs and surface design. Workshop registration includes materials. […]

Gallery Conversation: Queer Identities and Feminism in the Iranian Diaspora

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Join us for a gallery conversation that celebrates the queer and feminist voices represented in our current exhibition ART IRAN: Falling into Language. Learn about the experiences of expatriate Iranian artists and how their gender identity and feminist ideologies have influenced their work and social engagement. This program is free and open to the public. […]

One-of-a-Kind: A Ring Carving Workshop with Carve & Cast Co.

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Price $185 – $190 USD + BF Artist Rainie Brazil leads a wax carving ring workshop. Participants will design and carve a one-of-a-kind wax ring which will be cast in sterling silver by Brazil. Brazil will discuss metal finishes, gold upgrades, and will ship the finished cast rings at a later date. Workshop registration includes […]

Color Alchemy: Three-Part Workshop Series with Textile Arts LA 

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Color Alchemy: Three-Part Workshop Series with Textile Arts LA   $355 / $340 members | registration for full three-part series Immerse yourself in the alchemy of color and silk! Guided by artists Beth Abaravich, Carrie Burckle, and Tifanie White, workshop participants will learn to manipulate dyes and paints on silk fabric through hand painting, marbling, and […]

Color Alchemy: Expressive Silk Painting with Beth Abaravich

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Create vibrant stained-glass designs on silk. Utilizing Batik techniques, participants will learn how to stretch silk on a frame, apply wax resist with different tools, and various painting and color layering techniques on silk. This workshop can be taken individually or as part of the Silk Alchemy series in collaboration with Textile Arts LA. Workshop […]

Maker Night: Clay and Language A Workshop with POT Studio

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Join POT Studio for a special evening exploring the power of clay and language. Participants will learn basic hand building and underglazing techniques to create a small plate set with written messages.  Workshop registration includes materials, kiln firing, and drinks. Space is limited. Advance tickets are required.

Craft Lab Family Workshop: Persian Cyanotypes with Sepideh Badakhshanian

Craft Contemporary 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

Join artist Sepideh Badakhshanian to explore the beauty of the Persian language by creating cyanotype light prints. Participants will use the power of the sun and letter stencils to print images of the elegant forms in Persian letters, words, and proverbs. Don’t forget to explore the nine artists on view in ART IRAN: Falling in […]