List of LA/LA Exhibitions Still on View during the CAA Conference

Many thanks to Gillian Sneed for compiling this list!

For anyone going to L.A. for CAA, I’ve compiled a list of the PST: LA/LA exhibitions that will still be up during CAA week (organized by neighborhood). Some of them are far away, but a lot of them are downtown, not too far from the conference location. Enjoy!


¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals under Siege
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Address: 501 North Main Street 
Los Angeles, CA
September 23, 2017 – March 19, 2018

Circles and Circuits II: Contemporary Chinese Caribbean Art
Chinese American Museum
Address: 425 North Los Angeles Street Los Angeles, CA
September 15, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in LA
Los Angeles Central Library
Address: 630 W. Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA
September 16, 2017 – August 31, 2018

Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo
Japanese American National Museum
Address: 100 N. Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA
September 17, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present, and Future
Self Help Graphics & Art
Address: 1300 E. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA
September 17, 2017 – February 24, 2018


Circles and Circuits I: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora
California African American Museum
Address: 600 State Drive, Exposition Park Los Angeles, CA
September 15, 2017 – February 25, 2018


Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985
LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Address: 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
September 17, 2017 – April 01, 2018

Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790: Pinxit Mexici
LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Address: 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
November 19, 2017 – March 18, 2018


Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis
Fowler Museum at UCLA
Address: 308 Charles E Young Drive N Los Angeles, CA
September 24, 2017 – April 15, 2018

Cuba Is
Annenberg Space for Photography
Address: 2000 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA
September 09, 2017 – March 04, 2018


Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in L.A.
Skirball Cultural Center
Address: 2701 N Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
October 06, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico
Skirball Cultural Center
Address: 2701 N Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, CA
September 14, 2017 – February 25, 2018


Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth Century
USC Pacific Asia Museum
Address: 46 N. Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, CA
December 08, 2017 – June 10, 2018


Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago
Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)]
Address: 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
September 16, 2017 – March 04, 2018


Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection
San Diego Museum of Art
Address: 1450 El Prado San Diego, CA
October 21, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Point/Counterpoint: Contemporary Mexican Photography
Museum of Photographic Arts
Address: 1649 El Prado San Diego, CA
November 04, 2017 – April 15, 2018


Carved Narrative: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Address: 37977 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage, CA
September 14, 2017 – May 30, 2018


Public Art Dialogue (PAD), a CAA-affiliated organization dedicated to public art, is organizing a bus tour of Judy Baca’s project The Great Wall of Los Angeles. Baca will be receiving our annual award and will be present for the tour. We still have some spots open on the bus. The tour takes place 11am to 2pm on Thursday February 22. The event is free for PAD members and $20 for non-members. Fees go towards bus rental and boxed lunch refreshments for the event.

Email Annie Dellaria at to RSVP and I will send you payment instructions. Information about PAD can be found here: