Here are the Metro Art events happening in April

Photo courtesy of Charles Phoenix.

From a quintessential neo-noir science fiction film screening to a celebration fit for National Poetry Month, here’s your guide to all the Metro Art events happening in April. Did we mention they’re all free and open to the public?

  • Saturday, April 1: Art Tour of Rail Stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the street level entrance to the Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station.
  • Sunday, April 2: Art Tour of Rail Stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
  • Sunday, April 2: Inspire station artwork for the Purple Line Extension during a family crafting workshop. Meet near the clock tower at the Original Farmer’s Market from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 5: Metro Art Presents Blade Runner as the first in our Sci-Fi at Union Station film screening series. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. in Union Station Historic Ticketing Hall; screening runs from 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.  (Followed by Them! on May 12 and Her on June 9)
  • Sunday, April 9: Art & Architecture Tour of Union Station from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Union Station Information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
  • Friday, April 21: Metro Art Presents Charles Phoenix in slide show adventure exploring Southern California’s undiscovered architectural gems. “Southern Californialand” takes place in Union Station Historic Ticketing Hall from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday, April 28: Metro Art Presents an afternoon of live poetry and music by Kamau Daáood and guests in celebration of National Poetry Month. The performances take place in Union Station Waiting Room from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Union Station is accessible via Metro Rail, Metro Bus and several municipal bus lines. Use the Trip Planner for routes and connections. Car and bicycle parking are also available on site. Enter from Vignes or Cesar Chavez.