Not to Miss

Datebook

Pictured above:
Sally Mann, American, Bean’s Bottom, 1991, Silver dye-bleach print, Sheet 49.5 x 49.5 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.), Private collection, Image © Sally Mann Ex. 2018.9.82

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings at The Getty Center is the first major international exhibition of the work of the American photographer. The exhibit explores themes of family, memory, mortality and the Southern landscape. Melancholic and hauntingly beautiful, Mann’s photographs expose how her relationship with the land has shaped her work and how the legacy of the South continues to permeate America’s identity.

Through February 10.

getty.edu


Going on Now

Reindeer Romp

Grab your camera and the kids and snap away with three adult reindeer and a baby caribou, for the ultimate holiday card shot.

Through January 6.

lazoo.org

 

National Geographic Photo Ark

A project led by photographer Joel Sartore, whose life mission is to photograph every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries.

Through January 13.

annenbergphotospace.org

 

Moonlight Forest

A fantasy of light, created by lantern art, transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland.

Through January 6.

arboretum.org

 

Out of the Ashes: Snapshots of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

An exhibition chronicling the aftermath of one of the most destructive disasters in U.S. history.

Through June 9.

theautry.org

 

December

4

Sara Berman’s Closet

A mother/daughter artist team creates an installation that tells the story of their family matriarch, who left behind her upscale life in Tel Aviv for a small studio in New York.

Through March 10.

skirball.org

 

8 & 9

The Nutcracker Ballet

The Red Chair Children’s Production Company presents this energetic rendition of the holiday classic, featuring young artists, ages 5 to 18, along with adults.

alextheatre.org

19

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

With world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens and jubilant Nesting Dolls, this production at The Soraya brings the holiday spirit to life for all ages.

nutcracker.com

 

January

26

Valley Girl

Contemporary female artists participate in this exhibition that dares to rethink what it means to be a Valley Girl.

Through March 22.

1111acc.org

 

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