Volunteer Opportunity: LACE


Los Angeles, CA

LACE is putting out a special call for Volunteer Help during the month of May!

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to assist with gallery sitting throughout the exhibit Unraveling Collective Forms curated by Daniela Lieja Quintanar. We ask for volunteers to be available a minimum of 2 days/ week during gallery hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-6pm

As part of this volunteer opportunity, you will be trained to be a Gallery Guide with the LACE team to carry out the day-to-day operations of the gallery. Gallery Guides will have the opportunity to interact directly with visitors during gallery hours, as well as artists and curators during exhibit production and openings.  There are numerous ongoing public and event-based programs, which further enrich the experience of LACE’s diversified programming. Gallery Guides will also attend private walk-throughs with the artists to learn about the projects and be able to fully educate the public on LACE's programming. This position provides a point of entry to contemporary art.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist with and participate in the extensive programming associated with the exhibit. Below are the artists featured in the exhibit as well as the programming event dates and times.
If you would like to volunteer, let us know! 

Tanya Aguiñiga, Carolina Caycedo, Tania Candiani, Patrisse Cullors, Demian DinéYazhi´, Mercedes Dorame , Jorge González and Mónica Rodríguez, Harry Gamboa Jr., Jeannette Ehlers, Arshia Haq, Sky Hopinka, Israel Martínez, and Kim Zumpfe

PROGRAMMING - Open Quipu/Quipu Abierto

Wed, April 3 – 7 pm Exhibition Opening Reception and Performance
A procession led by Arshia Haq on Hollywood Blvd

Sun, April 7 –12pm to 3pm Workshop/Readings
Basket making based on Tongva traditions and readings of texts by Puerto Rican anarcho-feminist Luisa Capetillo. Organized by Julia Bogany, educator and cultural Tongva consulter, and artists Mónica Rodríguez and Jorge González.
Materials provided.

Sun, May 5 –2pm to 4pm Oral Histories of Environmental Resistance
Activist members from East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice and artist Carolina Caycedo share stories of resistance in LA and other places.

Sat, May 18 –2pm to 6pm Transfeminist Discourses
Sayak Valencia, Tijuana activist, writer, performer, and author of Capitalismo Gore in conversation with LACE curator Daniela Lieja Quintanar and invited artists.

Followed by a performance by Patrisse Cullors

Sat, May 25 – 6pm-9pm  Closing Performance
An Infected Sunset, performance by Demian DinéYazhi’ and Holland Andrews

Compensation: Unpaid Position
Please contact Jackie Castillo, Gallery Assistant / [email protected]

About LACE

LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk.  We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art.  In doing so, we further dialogue and participation between and among artists and those audiences.

Founded in 1978 by a core group of committed artists, LACE is an internationally recognized pioneer among art institutions. LACE is a nonprofit venue that exhibits and advocates for innovations in art-making and public engagement. Uniquely positioned among commercial galleries and major art establishments at the heart of Hollywood as a free, open to the public experimental space, LACE has nurtured not only several generations of young artists, but also emerging art forms such as performance art, video art, digital art, and installations. LACE presents significant and timely exhibitions, performances, and public projects, which are complemented by education initiatives.


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