Celebrate Garifuna Festival on Sunday at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach


 

Experience Garifuna culture at the Museum of Latin American Art’s FREE Garifuna Festival on Sunday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This wonderful museum is located at 628 Alamitos Ave. in Long Beach.

Bring the family and celebrate the arts, music and language of the Black-Carib Garifuna people of Central America.

Enjoy art workshops, face painting, live performances, gallery tours, and more. They encourage you to wear typical Garifuna colors, black, white and yellow!

Food and drinks available for purchase. Free Admission sponsored by Target.

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Image courtesy of the Oscar R. Castillo Photographic Archives
While you’re there, be sure to see the retrospective exhibition of work by legendary Los Angeles artist Frank Romero, encompassing over 50 years of the artist’s career.

Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective is the first solo exhibition of a Chicano artist at MOLAA. It continues through May 21.

Born in East Lost Angeles in 1941, Frank E. Romero is one of the most iconic L.A. artists of our time. As the last practicing artist of the Los Four art collective, Dreamland recounts his life’s journey through paintings, sculptures, prints, and ceramics.

This career retrospective explores Romero’s robust urban vocabulary steeped in an eclectic mapping of the city’s cultural terrain.

Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective celebrates the artist’s lifelong fascination with city lore and, through his perspective, explores the confluence of American pop culture, Latin American heritage, and the Chicano experience.

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