World Arts, Local Lives—January
Los Angeles, with its communities from around the world, is a melting pot of traditions and practices. During this period of Safer at Home, the Fowler is pleased to offer digital programs celebrating world arts and cultures. All programs are free.
Fowler Staff Behind-the-Scenes
Wonder what we’ve been up to at the Fowler during the pandemic? This video interviews five resilient staffers from curatorial, collections, education, exhibition design, and public programs. Check it out and consider participating in our great work.
A Look Back:
Muffler Men, Muñecos and Other Welded Wonders: Folk Art from Automotive Debris
These figures allow mechanics to personalize their workspaces with hand-made objects that demonstrate skill and creativity with the tools and materials of their trade.
The work of contemporary artist Moussa Tine honors the Sufi mystic and saint, Sheikh Amadou Bamba, the Senegalese spiritual leader whose teachings resonate with the climate of our times.
Behind the Scenes:
Actualizing Land Acknowledgments
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Fowler Archaeology team shares projects that prioritize meaningful collaborations that promote knowledge and respect for Indigenous peoples, especially those whose land we occupy.