Adult Workshop: Silkscreen Printing With Self Help Graphics

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 2:00pm–4:00pm

Join a guest instructor from Self Help Graphics and Art in Boyle Heights to learn the basic techniques behind silkscreen printing. Take inspiration from the current exhibitions to create a custom stencil and your own prints to take home.

Space is limited to 15 people. Appropriate for ages 15 and up.
$40; $30 for PMCA members. Register at

Banner Image: Photo © 2017 Amelia Damplo; Featured Image: 2017 © Leah Clancy

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PMCA 1234: Free Fourth Wednesday Wee Read

Wednesday, May 30, 201810:30am–11:30am

After a kid-friendly exhibition tour of Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo, return to Ana Serrano: Homegrown in the Project Room to read children’s stories that connect art and learning. Get creative during art activities that integrate themes of selected books, the basic elements of art, and select works in the PMCA galleries.

Sharing the American Dream • Create stick puppet-versions of you and your family. Use those as characters to tell your own story!

Wee Read: Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw & We Came to America by Faith Ringgold

This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
Recommended for children ages 2-5. Caregivers must accompany children.
Museum open early for Wee Read participants only.

Banner Image: Eduardo Carrillo, Las Tropicanas [detail], 1972–73. Oil on panel, 84 x 132 inches. Crocker Art Museum, Promised Gift of Juliette Carrillo and Ruben Carrillo

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PMCA 1234: First Free Friday

Friday, June 1, 201812:00pm–5:00pm

Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday!

This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.

Banner Image: Photo © 2004 Ryan Miller

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Children’s Workshop: Painting The Imaginary

Saturday, June 2, 20182:00pm–4:00pm

In the final weekend of the exhibition round, join PMCA’s art educators for a brief tour of all three galleries, then regroup to paint large-scale imaginary dreamscapes inspired by the artwork on view.

Drop-ins and all ages welcome! Caregivers must accompany children.
Free for PMCA members. Free with admission. Children 12 and under are always free!

Banner Image: Yvette Gellis, Oil, Earth, Fire, Wind and Water [detail], 2017. Oil, acrylic, graphite, and canvas on canvas; triptych; 83 x 51 1/2 inches each. Courtesy of the artist; Featured Image: Photo © 2017 Leah Clancy

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