Museum Closings This Week: Jewish Magicians, Mexican-Americans, A Transcultural Pilgrim & More

Roberto Chavez, The Group Shoe, 1962, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 in. Courtesy of Anatol Chavez | image via The Autry
See them before they're gone! Here's a list of what museum exhibitions are closing this week. Click here to see what opened this week.

The Autry National Center

A hundred rarely seen paintings, sculptures, and archival documents make up Art Along the Hyphen: The Mexican-American Generation, which highlights the often overlooked artists in the first half of the 20th century who drew inspiration from both their Mexican heritage and American home.
Ends January 8, 2012

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Craft and Folk Art Museum

Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985
celebrates the era of the handmade and the contributions made to the American Craft Movement by California artists, particularly Edith Wyle, founder of the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum and Eudorah Moore, director of the Pasadena Art Museum's California Design exhibition series.
Ends January 8, 2012

The Alchemy of June Schwarcz: Enamel Vessels from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Ends January 8, 2012

The Fowler Museum at UCLA

José Bedia is a well-traveled man, inside and out. His paintings, drawings and installation in Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia reflect his spiritual journey as a Cuban native influenced by indigenous religions.
Ends January 8, 2012

The Hammer Museum

Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960 - 1980
follows the pioneering African American arts scene in L.A. shaped by Civil Rights, the Black Power movement and a shifting black identity.
Ends January 8, 2012

Sara VanDerBeek explores the relationship between photography and sculpture through the lens of Los Angeles.
Ends January 8, 2012

Pasadena Museum of California Art
Above the Fold: Alex Kritselis
Ends January 8, 2012

Roland Reiss Personal Politics: Sculpture from the 1970s and 1980s
Ends January 8, 2012

Love Never Fails: The Art of Edouard & Luvena Vysekal
Ends January 8, 2012

Project Room: Beneath the Surface, NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter
Ends January 8, 2012

The Skirball Center
Masters of Illusion: Jewish Magicians of the Golden Age
Various performance paraphernalia, lithographs, film and radio recordings bring the contributions of Jewish magicians to life. Focusing on 1875-1948, magic's "Golden Age", this is the first exhibit of its kind, and this is your last chance to see it.
Ends January 8, 2012


Museum Opening This Week: Japanese Pictorial Ikats


Alternative Weekend Box Office - January 6-8