555 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, 90025
11:00am to 7:00pm
(MAY 26-27) The JazzReggae Festival at UCLA is an annual Los Angeles tradition located in the heart of Westwood, right on UCLA campus. Held on Memorial Day Weekend every year, this two day festival is not only a venue for amazing live music by the top Jazz, Reggae, Sca, and Hip-Hop artists, but also boasts an incredibly diverse range vendors, delicious foods, uniquely personal crafts, and creative art projects from around the greater Los Angeles area. This is one of the biggest music, art, and food festivals in Southern California, and the only one dedicated to Jazz and Reggae. Perfect for the whole family, it's not an event to miss! This year's event features Santigold, Ziggy Marley, Marcia Griffiths and more.
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 92656
Travel from the East Coast to the West Coast without leaving the room! Take a tour of Compass for Surveyors: 19th Century American Landscapes.
Create your own scenic art, in the following workshops—you can even make a compass!
Maps and Compasses with artist Marianne Sadowski
Make a compass and add it to a map of the United States during the 19th century. Participants will make the map their own work by adding their own drawings.
Finding Your Direction with artist Delia DeVer
Working with images from the exhibition, participants will arrange two images side by side, then add color and texture with oil pastels.
Your Future Landscape with artist Gloria Westcott
Imagine and then draw the landscape you envision for the future.
Toddler Tarp with artist Hannah Cassell
Artists five years old and younger will make their own landscape thaumatrope using collage materials and watercolor pencils.
While you're here, cruise on over to BCAM to see more than a thousand miniature cars zooming through Chris Burden's kinetic sculpture, Metropolis II, which is in action every Sunday at the following times: 10:30–11:30 am; 12:30–1:30 pm; 2:30–3:30 pm; 4:30–5:30 pm.
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Visitors of all ages are invited to a free day at the museum, with bilingual tours, free programs, art-making activities, and live music by the Music of China Ensemble at UCLA directed by Chi Li. Performances at 12:30 and 2:45 pm.