High school students invited to design construction phase mural along the future Crenshaw/LAX line

Michael AlvarezLocal high school students are invited to attend a series of free workshops beginning next week to help design a monumental mural that celebrates the neighborhood surrounding the Crenshaw/Expo Station. Students will have the opportunity to work with a professional artist from artworxLA, and delve into the landmarks, streets and residents who have made the area special as part of the process.

The mural will be on view during the construction phase for the future Crenshaw/LAX line.

The free workshops are open to local teens (ages 15-19).

Stay tuned for more workshops focused on Leimert Park and Inglewood.

Workshop Schedule:

Monday, June 22, 3-6pm
Wednesday, June 24, 3-5pm
Wednesday, July 1, 3-5pm

Workshop Location:

Lula Washington Dance Theatre
3773 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016

To participate, please contact Denise Gray at denise (at) artworxLA.org or 323.465.1404.  Or just show up!


Metro Art Program

Metro Art enhances the customer experience with innovative, award-winning visual and performing arts programming that encourages ridership and connects people, sites and neighborhoods throughout LA County.

A diverse range of site-specific artworks are integrated into the growing Metro System, improving the visual quality of transit environments and creating a sense of place. From photography installations to onboard posters, art tours and live performances, our multifaceted arts programs add vibrancy and engage communities throughout Los Angeles. We present music, dance, poetry readings and film screenings at historic Union Station, raising its profile as a cultural destination while simultaneously creating incentives to “Go Metro.”

The recipient of numerous awards, Metro Art has been recognized for our varied approaches to integrating the arts into the transit experience, and for engaging artists at all levels of their careers.

For more information about Metro Art, visit us at metro.net/artfacebook.com/metroartla or metroartlosangeles.tumblr.com