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Art Museum

Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754


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Phone: (323) 265-8841
Fax: (323) 260-8173
Website: www.vincentpriceartmuseum.org

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 12-4pm; Thursday, 12-7pm; 2nd Saturdays, 12-4pm.

Admission Price:
Free

Exhibitions

September 16, 2017 - February 10, 2018
Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: Laura Aguilar Retrospective
As part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, VPAM will present Laura Aguilar, the artist's first comprehensive retrospective.
For more information on #PSTinLA visit www.pacificstandardtime.org


Description:

Located on the campus of East Los Angeles College, the Vincent Price Art Museum's new facility, opening with the exhibition 'Roundtrip:  Eight ELAC Alumni Artists' in May, 2011, is the first institutional art space to serve the East Los Angeles area. VPAM is a cultural center that benefits the college and its community by offering significant exhibitions and by providing all of Los Angeles with the resource of a regional showcase.

Beginning in 1951, noted actor and collector, Vincent Price, donated art objects from his personal collection to ELAC, establishing the first “teaching art collection” owned by a community college. In 1957, the Vincent and Mary Grant Price Gallery — as it was then known — was founded. Even today, ELAC remains one of the few community colleges in the United States with the resource of a major art collection. Over the course of more than sixty years, the gallery space has expanded and the collection has grown to more than 9,000 objects.

 

Editorial

Laura Aguilar
Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, California
Preview by Suvan Geer
Laura Aguilar focuses her camera on herself as well as others, often overweight, queer and working class, that

Past Editorial

Laura Aguilar
Roberto Chavez
''Eight ELAC Alumni Artists''



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