Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and the Great Wall – Exhibition
October 26, 2023 – June 2, 2024
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
For the first time in her practice, Judy Baca transforms a museum into a studio. She and artists from the Social and Public Art Resource Center expand The Great Wall of Los Angeles into the 21st century, painting two sections of the mural at LACMA.
The Great Wall of Los Angeles – Exhibition
September 19, 2023 – February 10, 2024
Durón Gallery at SPARC
685 Venice Boulevard, Venice, California 90291
After its stunning debut at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, the new segment of “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” is now on display at the Durón Gallery at SPARC, showcasing the first mural from the 1960s section, “The ‘End’ of Jim Crow”, and “Why Alcatraz Matters” from the 1970s section.
Announcing the Continuation of The Great Wall Monument
Forthcoming Interpretive Green Bridge at the Great Wall of Los Angeles
February 9, 2021 – Today The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced five new projects to be funded through its monuments initiative. Launched in October 2020, the Monuments Project is the Foundation’s groundbreaking grantmaking effort to reimagine and transform commemorative spaces to celebrate America’s diverse history. “Monuments and memorials powerfully shape our understanding of our country’s past, and determine which narratives we honor and celebrate in the American story,” said Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Mellon Foundation.
The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is a proud recipient of a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the preservation, activation, and expansion of The Great Wall of Los Angeles Monument.
The objectives of The Great Wall Institute will be informed by three key frameworks: