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Sunday, March 1

Last Weekend of the Month at the Skirball Museum

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

10:00am

Join local artisan group SewCranky in creating fabric wallets and water bottle bags using antique hand-crank sewing machines. The whole family will enjoy learning about this traditional craft, practiced by many Jewish garment makers in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

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Close Encounters: Build-A-Bike

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

11:00am

How can you bike through snow? On the sun? In the air? Discover how you can design with the environment in mind in the exhibition Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio. Design a new bicycle for an imaginative setting and build a model bike with designer, educator, and bike enthusiast Dice Yamaguchi.

After you create your own bike model, head down Westwood Boulevard for more bike fun at the Fowler Museum for their Bike Day Family Festival from 11AM to 1PM. This program complements the Fowler Museum’s exhibition Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891.

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Exhibition Tours: Gridwork 1974-1989

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

2:00pm

Anne Ellegood, senior curator, and Jamillah James, assistant curator, lead two walkthroughs of the exhibition with Naima J. Keith, associate curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Tours begin at 2:00PM and 2:45PM. Sign-up begins at 1:30PM. Capacity is limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Augmented Reality Viewing Drop-ins (EEG AR)

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

3:00pm

Join Art + Technology Lab grant recipient John Craig Freeman for a preview of his project EEG AR: Things We Have Lost. Freeman is creating a database of objects—tangible or intangible—that people have lost. Participants have the opportunity to view some of these virtual objects using augmented-reality technology. Freeman is also present to talk about the project in LACMA’s BP Grand Entrance.

Freeman and his team provide custom viewing devices allowing participants to travel around the plaza and experience the work in progress. The artist is a founding member of the collective Manifest.AR, whose work seeks to expand the notion of public space by exploring how digital networked technology is transforming our sense of place.

All equipment is provided. No prior experience with electronics require

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