On Thursday, December 8 from 12-1pm PST, join Metro Art commissioned artist Sandow Birk for an online conversation to learn about his creative approaches to making public artwork and his upcoming project for future Westwood/VA Hospital Station. The talk is part of an online conversation series hosted by Brentwood Art Center and led by independent curator Meg Linton.
Beyond the Valley Girl by filmmaker Tania Ordoñez and SFV: Collective Movement by Gemma Jimenez-Gonzalez are two short films that were commissioned by Metro Art in 2021, as part of arts-based engagement and research to help inform future transportation investments in the San Fernando Valley.
The final summer release of three limited-edition Art on TAP cards featuring artworks commissioned by Metro Art for the rider portraits series are now available at select stations and Customer Centers this week.
New photos reveal two of the Metro Art-commissioned artworks that will greet transit riders at the underground Grand Av Arts/Bunker Hill Station, currently under construction along Grand Avenue in Downtown [continue reading]
Earlier this summer, commissioned Westwood/VA Hospital station artist Francesco Simeti led a two-day art-making workshop for veterans who live on the campus of the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center.
Piece by Piece — an L.A.-based arts organization with a history of working with veterans — has been selected by visual arts professionals and representatives from the veteran community to [continue reading]
Metro Art encourages artists and arts/cultural organizations to play a role in enhancing the transit experience for riders through a duo of current opportunities. The art program has a decades-long [continue reading]
Moody textures and dramatic mountains rise over the streets of Canoga Park in the latest Metro Art’s Through the Eyes of Artists poster series which is viewable in the Metro [continue reading]
UPDATED 6/15/2022 – The deadline for the 2022 Arts & Cultural Organization Pool Request for Qualifications has been extended to Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm (PDT). Click here [continue reading]
Have you passed through Union Station lately? If so, you may have seen an exhibition Metro Art launched in December titled We Are…Portraits of Metro Riders by Local Artists in [continue reading]