Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles LGBT Center

Advocate & Gochis Galleries are located at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Gallery hours are 6pm-10pm Monday-Friday and 9am-5pm Saturday. Private viewings Monday-Friday 10am-6pm are available upon request via artprograms@lalgbtcenter.org. Most artwork is available for purchase: please visit the Village Ticket Booth to inquire. At least 50% of all sale proceeds benefit the free and low cost services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center.


 DRAG ANGELES: A Celebration of Los Angeles and West Hollywood
Drag Creativity, History, and Art

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Collaboration between the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts/One City One Pride, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries and the Center for the Arts of Performance / UCLA with assistance from the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. 

A Brief History of Drag in LA

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Opening Night Reception Saturday, March 5th 7-9pm
7pm – Historic Drag Photo of Los Angeles, Immediately followed by Opening Reception
On view through June as part of One City One Pride
FREE

Sponsored by City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts/One City One Pride and California LGBT Arts Alliance, with in-kind support provided by Smashbox.

A historical look at the Los Angeles and West Hollywood drag scene from the late 1800’s to today. Opening reception featuring DJ Ambrosia Salad, guest performers, portraits by photographer Austin Young, and the taking of a historic group photo of drag artists in L.A.! Collaboration between the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries and CAP UCLA with assistance from the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. Curated by Katie Poltz (Los Angeles LGBT Center), Art Direction by David John Attyah (Glendale Community College), Design by Cat Kostreba and Research Assistance by Jessica-Jean Fowler.

HISTORIC GROUP PHOTO OF DRAG ARTISTS IN LOS ANGELES: We invited all drag artists of today and yesterday to come to the West Hollywood Library for a historic group photo, courtesy of Austin Young. This photo will be on view starting April 27, as part of the History of Drag exhibit.

West Hollywood Library
625 North San Vicente Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069


 

CineArte Art Exhibit

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Erica Friend Corona de Calaveras         Rick Castro                   Yukiko Avila Sunday Morning Ride

@ Advocate & Gochis Galleries
April 22 - May 21
Curated by Enrique Castrejon and Katie Poltz as part of CineArte: A Latin@ Queer Film and Art Festival

Featured Artists

Yukiko Avila – photography
Jamie Blair – photography
Rick Castro – photography
Ruben Esparza – mixed media, photography-based
Erica Friend – painting
Gabriela Hidalgo – photography
Marlon Ivory – wood burning
Martha Martinez – stencils, printmaking
Martin Matamoros – painting, drawing
Miguel Reyes – photography
Julie Rodriguez – photography
Hector Silva – drawing/painting, prints

In addition, a program of artists’ videos will be shown in the Advocate & Gochis Galleries throughout the festival.

To submit a proposal to exhibit in the Galleries, please send an artist’s statement and samples of your work to artprograms@lalgbtcenter.org.