Celebrating the strong finish of the UCLA Spark Campaign, CSRC librarian educates undergrads on CSRC archives, upcoming book talks, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores gives a lecture on CSRC collections focused on Chicano punk, queer art, and related subcultures.)
Latinos and Economic Security (LES) is a national research project funded by the Ford Foundation with a goal to advance economic security for middle-age and aging Latinos.
The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) has published a catalog to complement the exhibition Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective, on view February 11, 2017 – May 21, 2017. The catalog and exhibition include Romero’s Family Car with Dog, 1992, from the CSRC’s collection.
Hermosa Journal mentioned the CSRC’s fundraising campaign in conjunction with UCLA Spark for the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.
Crowdfunding for "Home" continues, UCLA scholars address Trump policies, "Becoming Mexipino," fellowship and grants opportunities, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: "Shred Your Worries" by Raphael Montañez Ortiz)
An essay by CSRC director Chon Noriega is cited in a piece about the misconceptions created when scientific nomenclature is used to discuss and critique art.
Reforma discusses the bilingual newspaper La Raza, which captured the Chicano movement through powerful photos taken in Los Angeles between 1967 and 1977. The CSRC is mentioned for its collection of 25,000 digital images from the publication.
The Los Angeles Times reported on the new slate of on-site programming from eight Southern California art institutions, including the CSRC, at this year’s LA Art Show.
The UCLA Newsroom reported on CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black’s receipt of a $35,000 grant from the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation to organize an international colloquium titled “Renaissance Futurities: Science, Art, Invention.”
The Hollywood Reporter put a spotlight on several upcoming art shows in Los Angeles, one being the LA Art Show, which showcased several institutions participating in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, including the CSRC.