From an evening of immersive, spatial electronic music to a floral botanical sculpture installation in honor of Mother’s Day, here’s your guide to all the Metro Art events happening in May. All are free and open to the public!
- Saturday, May 5: Art tour of Hollywood rail stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the street level entrance to the North Hollywood Station (Red Line).
- Sunday, May 6: Art tour of downtown rail stations from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
- Saturday, May 12 through Sunday, May 13: Celebrate Mother’s Day at Union Station and view an ephemeral botanical sculpture created on site by artist Holly Vesecky beginning Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. The aromatic sculpture, “LA Holloway,” will be on view in the Historic Ticketing Hall through Sunday, May 13 at 12:30 pm. At this time, station visitors will be invited to take flowers from the sculpture home with them.
- Saturday, May 12: Art tour of Downtown rail stations (en español) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Union Station information kiosk near the Alameda Street entrance.
- Sunday, May 13: 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. We invite you to stop by Union Station’s Historic Ticketing Hall at the end of the tour to take home flowers from Holly Vesecky’s ephemeral botanical sculpture.
- Tuesday, May 15: Join us outside and meet Metro artist Karen Hochman Brown at the L.A. County Arboretum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to receive a free, signed copy of her “Through the Eyes of Artists” poster.
- Friday, May 18: We’ve partnered up with Decibel Festival to bring you a night of live, immersive electronic music from Rival Consoles, John Tejada, and Tottie in Union Station’s Historic Ticketing Hall from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Saturday, May 19: Join us for an afternoon of community-connected participatory workshops, performances and more in the Japanese American National Museum plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in celebration of the Regional Connector’s “Halfway There” milestone.
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.
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