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At Work: The Art of California Labor Exhibit

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    Contact: Marianna Gatto FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (213) 485-8432 MAY 15, 2006 mariann.gatto@lacity.org AT WORK: THE ART OF CALIFORNIA LABOR EXHIBIT EXPLORES
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      Contact: Marianna Gatto FOR
      IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      (213) 485-8432
      MAY 15, 2006
      mariann.gatto@...


      AT WORK: THE ART OF CALIFORNIA LABOR
      EXHIBIT EXPLORES THE ARTISTS AND IMAGES OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT

      LOS ANGELES - El Pueblo Historical Monument in collaboration with
      California Exhibition Resources Alliance (CERA) will present AT
      WORK: THE ART OF CALIFORNIA LABOR, from June 13 through August 14,
      2006. The free exhibit examines the rich and tumultuous history of
      California's workers and their movements from the turn of the 20th
      century to the present. The exhibition features the work of such
      artists as Diego Rivera, Dorothea Lange, Tina Modotti, Emmy Lou
      Packard, Malaquias Montoya, Yolanda Lopez and Ester Hernandez. A
      complete list of participating artists is available upon request.
      The opening reception will be held on Saturday June 17, 2006 from
      7:00-10:00 p.m. at the Pico House Gallery at El Pueblo Historical
      Monument, 424 North Main Street, Los Angeles, 90012.

      About El Pueblo Historical Monument
      El Pueblo Historical Monument is the oldest section of Los Angeles
      and is the site where the City was first established in 1781. The
      forty-four acre park consists of numerous historic buildings,
      museums, a beautiful outdoor plaza and the world famous Mexican
      marketplace on Olvera Street. The Monument represents the rich
      history, culture and ethnic diversity that is the foundation of the
      City of Los Angeles.


      Calendar Editors Please Note:

      What: "At Work: The Art of California Labor" is an exhibition of
      artwork that explores the artists and images of labor in
      California. It is presented by El Pueblo Historical Monument.

      Where: Pico House Gallery at El Pueblo Historical Monument.

      When: June 13 through August 14, 2006.

      Free Public Programs:
      Opening Reception: Pico House Gallery, Saturday June 17, 2006; 7:00-
      10:00 p.m. Live music by Son Real.
      Panel Discussion: July 15, 2006; 6:00-9:00 p.m., Pico House
      Gallery, "Get the Picture?! Art & Social Change," featuring artist
      Mark Vallen and photographers Sheila Pinkel and Slobodan Dimitrov.
      Film Screenings: "Salt of the Earth," July 28, 2006; 7:45 p.m., 125
      Paseo de la Plaza (plaza area). Also: "Women in California Labor
      History," August 11, 2006; 7:45 p.m., 125 Paseo de la Plaza (plaza
      area).

      Public Information: Pico House Gallery, 424 North Main Street, Los
      Angeles, 90012. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily. Please call (213)
      485-8432 or (213) 485-6855 for more details.
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