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World Arts, Local Lives—October

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. RSVP to receive link to join.

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Why Share the Mic?

This Sat., Oct. 17, we are hosting what promises to be an inspiring conversation on art programs for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals that benefit our communities—within and outside prison walls. Incarcerated Arts is part of our new Share the Mic series

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Festivals in the City of Angels:
Make Your Own Calaca Workshop

The Fowler and Self-Help Graphics & Art partner to celebrate Día de los Muertos with an art workshop inspired by the Fowler’s collection of Felipe Linares’ cartonerías—sculptured objects made from papier-mâché.

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Behind the Scenes:
Maritza Lopez, Student Educator

Maritza Lopez is a Santa Monica College transfer student completing her third year at UCLA, majoring in Art History and minoring African American Studies.

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A Look Back:
Ernest Cole: Photographer

Ernest Cole: Photographer brought together 125 original, extremely rare, silver gelatin prints by one of South Africa’s first black photojournalists.

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Curator’s Choice: Apartheid’s Funeral

After decades of disenfranchisement, oppression, and protests, South Africans went to the polls to vote in their first free and fair elections in 1994, inspiring Johannes Segogela’s Apartheid’s Funeral. 

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A Look Back: Art of the Austronesians: The Legacy of Indo-Pacific Voyaging

Austronesian is the name of a language family, derived from austral, meaning “southern,” and nesia, indicating “islands.” Today this family includes more than 1,200 related languages. Who were these peoples?

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How to Make Art in a Pandemic

David Gere, professor of arts activism in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance and director of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center, discusses art, activism during the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the career of the late activist Larry Kramer.

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A Sneak Peek: The Map and the Territory

Director of Exhibitions Sebastian Clough and architect Benjamin Weisgall created this video by digitally 3D-modeling each object and rendering the exhibition­ space frame by frame to convey the experience visitors will enjoy once the Fowler reopens. 

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EXHIBITIONS
Exhibitions
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The Map and the Territory:
100 Years of Collecting at UCLA

Dates to be announced

Communication Systems in a Global Context
part of The Map and the Territory:
100 Years of Collecting at UCLA

Dates to be announced

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EXPLORE THE COLLECTION
Explore the Collection
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Explore over two-thousand objects from the Fowler’s holdings of ancient, traditional, and contemporary cultures of Africa, Native and Latin America, and Asia and the Pacific.

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