The Getty Conservation Institute in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, and with the participation of Amigos de Siqueiros, is presenting a series of public events to celebrate the conservation of the mural América Tropical by David Alfaro Siqueiros, and the opening of the América Tropical Interpretive Center (ATIC). These events have been organized by the Amigos de Siqueiros, thanks to the generous financial support of Councilman Huizar, the Getty Conservation Institute, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Wells Fargo Bank and the Weingart Foundation.
Letters to Siqueiros
Thursday, October 4th – 7:00pm
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument Pico House
424 N. Main Street
Award-winning filmmaker and author Jesus Treviño will screen América Tropical, his 1971 documentary about David Alfaro … Read more
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Under the Stars * Thursday, Sept. 27th, 7pm * El Pueblo - 424 No. Main Street-Father Serra Park * Gregorio Luke, an expert in Mexican and Latin American art and culture, presents his popular outdoor multimedia show that looks at the life and work of David Alfaro Siqueiros. Special appearance by NewsEmmy winner and Los Angeles native Rick Garcia from KCAL 9. Rick Garcia has received the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Letters to Siqueiros * Thursday, Oct. 4th, 7pm * El Pueblo - 424 No. Main Street - Pico House * Award-winning filmmaker and author Jesus Treviño will screen América Tropical, his 1971 documentary about David Alfaro Siqueiros. He will be joined by three Chicano muralists (Wayne Healy, Barbara Carrasco, John Valadez) each reading a letter to Siqueiros describing his impact on them personally and in their work, a letter none had the opportunity to send to Siqueiros during his lifetime. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Siqueiros in Los Angeles * Friday, Oct. 5th, 7pm * El Pueblo - 424 No. Main Street - Pico House * Celebrated author, historian, and Siqueiros expert Dr. Irene Herner Reiss will present a lecture about the time Siqueiros spent in Los Angeles and the roll of ...