Learn about artwork in progress for the under-construction Westwood/VA Hospital Station and participate in an art making workshop with artist Francesco Simeti on Tuesday, May 23 in the West LA Veterans’ Garden at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center. Simeti, one of four artists commissioned to create site-specific, integrated artwork for the station, will lead workshop participants in creating sketches and collages inspired by the Veterans’ Garden. Participants may choose to have their work considered for inclusion in the artist’s final design for the station.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
West LA Veterans’ Garden
100–138 Davis Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(located behind the Jackie Robinson Stadium on Davis Ave, note: map apps call it the “Grow Native Veterans’ Garden”)
RSVP by Friday, May 19 by email MetroArt@metro.net or call (213) 922-4278
Art supplies and lunch will be provided to attendees who RSVP by the deadline.
Plan your trip using Transit app. To get there, take Metro E Line (Expo) to Expo/Bundy Station to ride Metro Bus 14 to Montana/Barrington.
For more information, visit metro.net/art
Click here to read more about the artists selected to create artwork for the Purple (D Line) Extension Transit Project.
About Metro Art
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 quality of transit environments and creating a sense of place.