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 The City of West Hollywood, also known as the Creative City, has a strong commitment to providing accessible arts and cultural events programming for its residents and visitors.

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CURRENT PROJECTS

For a full list of projects by year click here. Some of our current highlighted projects are below.

Free Theatre in the Park           
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Free Theatre in the Parks takes place in Kings Road Park and Plummer Park. This summer, we start of with Classical Theatre Lab's ​A Family Affair ​by Ostrovsky.  We will also feature Hyperbole: bard, an original performance by Rogue Artists Ensemble. 

Bring a picnic basket and a blanket, and come enjoy free theatre in our local parks! 

Outfest WeHo Screening Series

The Outfest West Hollywood Screening Series takes place on the first Wednesday of each month in the City Council Chambers. Screenings are $6/$10. For more information, click here.

Summer Sounds 2014
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This year, Summer Sounds kicks off with a special concert celebrating Father's Day on June 16 as part of One City One Pride.

Come enjoy free Latin, Jazz, and World music throughout the summer in West Hollywood. For more info, click here.

'Abandoned Relics' by Gustavo Godoy
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The City of West Hollywood's Art on the Outside program brings 'Abandoned Relics', an exhibit of the work of Gustavo Godoy to the median of Santa Monica Blvd. and Doheny Drive.

'Illumetric' by Shana Mabari
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As a part of the City of West Hollywood's Art on the Outside program, the latest public art exhibition is 'Illumetric'a triptych of massive diamond, cube, and rectangle shaped sculptures installed on the median of the 8400 block of Santa Monica Blvd from July 2014 through July 2015. For more info, click here.

CalArts WHAP!
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The CalArts Masters in Aesthetics and Politics Program presents this lecture series for those interested in the intellectual, political, aesthetic, and theoretical. WHAP! stands for West Hollywood Aesthetics and Politics lecture series. More info here.

 

The Caretakers (Los Cuidadores)
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The City of West Hollywood presents Ramiro Gomez’s The Caretakers (Los Cuidadores), an art installation of painted workers installed as a series of figurative murals in West Hollywood Park.(Congrats to Ramiro on being one of the 2014 LA Weekly People)

WeHo East Arts
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WeHo East Arts is an initiative of the City’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission to explore the convergence of culture, community and development in the City’s east side. 

Love is Love exhibition at WeHo Library 
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Photographer David McCoy took these photographs during No on 'Prop 8' rallies across SoCal. Check out these photos as reminder of how far we've come in a few short years as part of West Hollywood's celebration of one year of marriage equality.

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The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) with the City of West Hollywood is pleased to present soundSpark, a children's concert series at the West Hollywood Public Library, taking place on the first Saturday of each month through the end of 2014.

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OTHER PROJECTS

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  • Art in the Streets [PDF]
  • Folk Art Everywhere
  • Rebecca Lowry
  • Urban Art Program
  • Project Archive
  • Opportunities for Artists and Organizations
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    ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

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    WEST HOLLYWOOD LIBRARY SPACES, ART, AND PROGRAMMING

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    Arts & Culture - Economic Impact Study
    The Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Study [PDF] conducted by Americans for the Arts. The study demonstrates the impact of the nation's nonprofit arts and culture industry on our local, state and national economies. This is the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind conducted. For more information contact Andrew Campbell, Cultural Affairs Administrator at acampbell@weho.org 

     

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