Art in the Streets

Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

April 17, 2011 - August 8, 2011

The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Art in the Streets, the first major U.S. museum exhibition of the history of graffiti and street art, April 17 through August 8, 2011, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. The exhibition will trace the development of graffiti and street art from the 1970s to the global movement it has become today, concentrating on key cities where a unique visual language or attitude has evolved. Following MOCA's presentation, the exhibition will travel to the Brooklyn Museum, where it will be on view March 30–July 8, 2012.

MEMBERS' OPENING Saturday, April 16, 7–10pm The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Join us for another legendary opening party at MOCA as we premier Art in the Streets, featuring performances by the stars of the classic hip-hop film, Wild Style—Busy Bee, Cold Crush Brothers with Grandmaster Caz—and the award-winning B-Boy crew from Los Angeles, Killafornia. Cash bar. INFO 213/621-1794 or membership1@moca.org FREE for MOCA members, $25 for additional guests

Location: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 152 North Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Museum Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; and closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Admission: General admission is $10 for adults; $5 for students with an I.D. and seniors (65+); and free for MOCA members, children under 12, active military, jurors with I.D., and everyone on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., courtesy of Wells Fargo. For 24-hour information on current exhibitions, education programs, and special events, call 213.626.6222 or access MOCA online at moca.org.

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