Date(s) - 03/09/2018 - 08/18/2018
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Blvd.
$15 adults, $12 ages 13-17, $7 ages 3-12.
9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9-Aug. 18 (closed July 4). How rare is it to see the mural L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective? This marks the first time that the full length of this 80-foot mural will be shown in a museum setting. Created by Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco, this landmark mural portrays the city’s history through a series of vignettes woven into the flowing hair of “la reina de Los Ángeles” (the queen of Los Angeles). The panoramic painting will be presented across three walls in an intimate gallery, letting visitors get an eye-level view of this monumental work, which is composed of memorable images from Los Angeles history. The installation will include a 70” digital touchscreen offering museum-goers the chance to explore the vignettes depicted in the mural, as well as historical reference material used by the artist (some of which is from the Museum’s own collections) and behind-the-scenes looks at the making of the mural. All of the exhibition’s content is bilingual in English/Spanish.