Meet three of the five artists for the future Westwood/VA Hospital Station

Meet three of the five Metro Art commissioned artists creating artworks for the under-construction Westwood/VA Hospital Station. Come see their designs in progress, learn about their inspiration and process, and get information about future art opportunities with Metro Art.   

The event is an open house at the main hospital at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center across from the future Westwood/VA Hospital Station on our Purple (D Line) Extension. Participating artists will include Eloy Torrez, Sandow Birk, and Piece by Piece.

Event Details
Thursday, August 24, 2023
11:00am – 1:00pm
Free and open to the public  

West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Multipurpose Room 1281
11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073 

This free event requires an RSVP on Eventbrite.

Lunch will be provided.


Sandow Birk, A Panorama of the City and History of Los Angeles from Pre-History to the Present Day


Getting there
Go Metro  

Parking info: Park for free at Parking Lot 6 (approximately 8 min walk to Multipurpose Room at the West LA VA Hospital) 

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Transportation Service and Schedules  

Parking Shuttle Service
Shuttle runs 24/7
Monday – Friday: Pick-ups every 10 minutes, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Learn more about the artists for the Westside Purple (D Line) Extension Project. 

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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 Los Angeles County. A diverse range of site-specific artworks is 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 multi-faceted arts programs add vibrancy and engage communities throughout Los Angeles.  

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