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Installation view of “Scratch,” 2014, at ESMoA, one of the new institutions participating in Standard Pacific Time. Photo: Gloria Plascencia

More Than 70 California Institutions to Participate in 2017 Pacific Standard Time

The Getty Foundation has announced that more than seventy museums and cultural centers will participate in the 2017 edition of Pacific Standard Time—a series of thematically linked exhibitions at California-based institutions. It is partnering with twenty-four arts venues for the first time, including the Broad, ESMoA, Sunnylands Center and Gardens, the University of Southern California, and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Titled “LA/LA,” the second iteration of the four-month-long initiative will explore Latin American and Latino art and will be held from September 2017 to January 2018. The Getty Foundation also announced that $1.25 million in grants will support programming for the event. Six hundred thousand dollars will go to “Live Art: Latin America/Los Angeles”—an eleven-day performance art festival organized by Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT). Of that sum, $450,000 will be allotted to the LA Promise Fund, and $250,000 will support the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Deborah Marrow, director of the Getty Foundation, said, “Like the exhibition catalogues which preserve a legacy of scholarship, the new grants announced today ensure that the impact of ‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’ will be felt far beyond museum walls.”

Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, said, “To do justice to its vast and complex theme and engage audiences throughout the region, ‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’ needs to be as encompassing as its subject. We’re thrilled that the initiative is still growing, and we’re proud that the Getty is helping to realize these ambitions through additional grants.”

Pacific Standard Time exhibitions will explore a wide range of topics, including the history of pre-Hispanic art in South America, as seen through the holdings of the Mingei International Museum, Cuban video art at ESMoA, and new work by Latina artists Judithe Hernández and Patssi Valdez at the Millard Sheets Art Center.

The full list of participating institutions is as follows:

18th Street Arts Center
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA)
Angels Gate Cultural Center
Annenberg Space for Photography
Armory Center for the Arts
Autry Museum of the American West
The Broad
CSU Channel Islands
CSU Fullerton Begovich Gallery
CSU Los Angeles The Luckman Gallery
CSU Long Beach University Art Museum
CSU Northridge
California African American Museum
California Historical Society
Chapman University
Chinese American Museum
Craft & Folk Art Museum
Craft in America
dA Center for the Arts
ESMoA
Fowler Museum at UCLA
The Getty Conservation Institute
The Getty Research Institute
The Hammer Museum
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA)
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Japanese American National Museum
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
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LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)
LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Laguna Art Museum
LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division)
Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Filmforum
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House
MOCA (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles)
MOLAA (Museum of Latin American Art)
Millard Sheets Art Center
The Mistake Room
Mingei International Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB)
Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries
Oceanside Museum of Art
Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery
Palm Springs Art Museum
Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA)
Pitzer College Art Galleries
Pomona College Museum of Art
REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater)
Riverside Art Museum
San Diego Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
Self Help Graphics & Art
Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
Skirball Cultural Center
SPACE Collection
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Torrance Art Museum
UCI University Art Galleries
UCLA Film & Television Archive
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum
USC Fisher Museum of Art
USC Pacific Asia Museum
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University of San Diego, University Galleries
Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles College
Vestment Ridley, Tree Museum of Art

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