Museum Openings This Week: Intergalactic Space Program & More

Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program, source imagery by Tomás, Morelia Caracol, 2011 | image via REDCAT

Museum Openings is a weekly guide showing you what museum exhibitions are opening this week around Southern California. Browse more recent openings here.

Can you create a community in globalization? Can you communicate through sculpture?
Rigo 23: Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program is organized around the theme "Another World, Another Path," articulated by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), and attempts to find out the answers to those questions. Spearheaded by San Francisco-based artist Rigo 23, the exhibit is an interdisciplinary collaboration with weavers, seamstresses, painters, carpenters, and cultural activists in Chiapas, Mexico.
April 22, 2012 to June 17, 2012

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Additional Recent Openings:

The Getty Villa
The Sanctuaries of Demeter and Persephone at Morgantina showcases thirty votive offerings in a special installation in the Gods and Goddesses (Gallery 104) at the Getty Villa. Excavated from the sanctuaries of the ancient city of Morgantina, these dedications to the ancient Goddesses Demeter and her daughter Persephone are on loan from the Museo Archeologico Regionale of Aidone, Sicily.
April 14, 2012-January 21, 2013

Whistler's Etchings: An Art of Suggestion is a new installation offering an exploration of work by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), drawn from LACMA's permanent collection.
April 12, 2012-July 22, 2012


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