Exterior signage of the exhibition Dining with the Sultan at Charles White Elementary School, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, January 20–August 10, 2024, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

This Week at LACMA

May 12, 2024

With approximately 60 works from LACMA’s expansive collection of Islamic art related to the sourcing, preparation, serving, and consumption of food, Dining with the Sultan at Charles White Elementary School showcases a variety of materials, decorative techniques, and functions. This companion exhibition to Dining with the Sultan: The Fine Art of Feasting addresses the universal importance of food through Islamic art and dining culture. 

Visit Charles White Elementary School and join workshops on Thursday, May 16, and Saturday, May 18, during which you can explore different art-making mediums to customize table settings. 

Dining with the Sultan: The Fine Art of Feasting

Imagined Fronts: The Great War and Global Media 

Vincent Valdez and Ry Cooder: El Chavez Ravine

Painting in the River of Angels: Judy Baca and The Great Wall

Modern Art

Artist Selects: Silke Otto-Knapp, The Living We Are Doing, Always Among Others

Yassi Mazandi: Language of the Birds

LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives (Collection III)

Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

Mark Bradford: 150 Portrait Tone

Robert Irwin: Miracle Mile

Barbara Kruger: Untitled (Shafted)

Richard Serra: Band

Chris Burden: Metropolis II

Museum Hours

Monday and Tuesday: 11 am–6 pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 11 am–6 pm

Friday: 11 am–8 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 am–7 pm


Member Shopping Days
Sun, May 12–Mon, May 20 | Museum hours | LACMA Store | LACMA members only

Mindful Monday: Cultivating Empathy and Connectedness @ Home
Mon, May 13 | 4 pm | Online

Muralist to Muralist: Stories from the Scaffold
Wed, May 15 | 5 pm | Online

Technology Telling Stories: New Dimensions in Film—Seeking Mavis Beacon and Post-Screening Conversation 
Wed, May 15 | 7 pm | Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw

Set the Table! Monthly Craft Workshop
Thu, May 16 | 2–6 pm | Charles White Elementary School

Jazz at LACMA: Lesa Terry
Fri, May 17 | 6 pm | Smidt Welcome Plaza

Emmy Contenders Showcase—Genius: MLK/X and Post-Screening Conversation 
Fri, May 17–Thu, May 23 | 7 pm | Online | LACMA members only

Boone Children's Gallery
Sat, May 18  | 11 am–5 pm | LACMA

Set the Table! Monthly Craft Workshop
Sat, May 18 | 1–4 pm | Charles White Elementary School

Emmy Contenders Showcase—Maxine's Baby: The Tyler Perry Story and Post-Screening Conversation
Sat, May 18–Fri, May 24 | 7 pm | Online | LACMA members only

Fiber Maker's Circle
Sun, May 19 | 12:30–3:30 pm | LACMA

Andell Family Sundays—Orale: ¡Nuestra Historia! (In Person)
Sun, May 19 | 12:30–3:30 pm | LACMA

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