Museum Openings This Week: Rogue Taxidermy and More

Arabian Squirrel on a Flying Carpet by Jeanie M | image via La Luz de Jesus

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

Vincent Price Art Museum
re:present L.A. explores the various perspectives and representations of Los Angeles through art and is curated by Claremont College graduate students.
May 3rd-July 27th, 2012

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La Luz de Jesus Gallery
The Rogue Taxidermy 2012 Biennial is a surrealist, playful, and grotesque display of 25 taxidermy artists, using a variety of materials and transcending genre.
May 4th-May 27th, 2012

The Institute of Cultural Inquiry
Speculative Pentimenti: Painting in an Age of Endarkenment explores the works of Sande Sisneros, who uses "inverted lighting and optics within the display space, large-scale oil paintings of uninhabited landscapes and disjointedly dramatic skies give way to a tracery of haunting visual narratives that reveal hidden 'realities' lurking just below the painted surfaces."
May 5 - May 26, 2012

Einstein wasn't the only one with time on his mind. Curated by writer and director William Moreno, Random Acts of Time uses a variety of medium -- painting, photography, video and instillation -- to explore the human connection and concept of the temporal.
May 5-June 16th, 2012

Additional Recent Openings

The Huntington Library
Visions of Empire: The Quest for a Railroad Across America, 1840-1880
April 21-July 23, 2012

French Travelers to the East: Jean de Thévenot and Cultural Exchange in the 16th and 17th Centuries
April 21-July 23, 2012


Toyo Miyatake's Secret and Official Manzanar Photos Go on Display


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