Nicolò Boldrini, after Titian, Venus and Cupid, 1566, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen, 1975.495, photo © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

This Weekend at LACMA

June 1, 2018
Victor Guzman, Marketing Coordinator

June is in bloom this weekend at LACMA with a list of exciting events you won't want to miss! LACMA's newest exhibition, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, the first major presentation of the subject in the U.S., is opening on Sunday, June 3, with exclusive Member Previews through Saturday, June 2. Indulge in the exquisite designs and sumptuous colors of these striking chiaroscuro woodcut prints made by some of the most renowned artists of the Renaissance, such as Titian, Raphael, and Parmigianino. 

In conjunction with the opening of The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, on Sunday, June 3, at 6 pm, the Ciaramella Early Music Ensemble will perform intoxicating dance melodies from musicians who lived from the 1500s into the Baroque era. The program is free and open to the public as part of the Sundays Live series.

For an additional musical fix, stop by at Jazz at LACMA this Friday, June 1, at 6 pm and enjoy the energetic performance of exploratory vibraphonist and composer Nick Mancini. Also, on Saturday, June 2, at 5 pm, come dance the evening away to the music performed by world-renowned Cuban pianist Chuchito Valdés.

And for those seeking something more educational, you can partake in Neither Here nor There: The Mobility of Modernism in 1920s Latin America on Sunday, June 3, at 2 pm. This free lecture will shed light on the ways a generation of Latin American artists envisioned modern art as a tool for resisting colonialism and will be followed by a lively roundtable discussion.