Arts District Daze, a monthly event held every 3rd Saturday from 1:00pm-6:00PM, in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District neighborhood, is happening next Saturday September 16th. Join us for special art events, exclusive menu items, sales, music and more. Arts District Daze is hosted by the Los Angeles River Artists and Business Association.
Navigate your way by following the yellow balloons! An Arts District Daze event locator map will also be available.
Parking is limited – take ride-share, walk, bike or Metro!
A reminder to pick up the brand new Downtown Los Angeles Arts District Map & Guide, at the LARABA booth in the Arts District Farmers Market, Art Share L.A., Hauser & Wirth (information desk), and other participating businesses. An online version of the Arts District Map & Guide is also available here
The following are highlighted events for this Saturday’s Arts District Daze. Included is the free “Meet the Artists of the Arts District” tour, a monthly art and neighborhood tour series, hosted by Cartwheel Art Tours.
Angel City Brewery
Address: Arts District Farmers Market at 740 E. 3rd Street
Address: Arts District Farmers Market (740 E. 3rd Street)
Join Artist & Craftsman Supply at the Arts District Farmers Market for a FREE button decorating activity! Pinback buttons and assorted markers will be provided for you to create your own design.
Art as Inquiry
Address: Arts District Farmers Market (740 E. 3rd Street)
Art as Inquiry ~Art and Educational Workshop – exploring the Art and Its influences individually and throughout our culture. Practice Self -Awareness, Self – Expression and Mindfullness with a mind/body connection through the process of creating Art.
Arts District Brewing
Address: 828 Traction Avenue
Arts District Brewing Skee ball tournament.
Arts District Farmers Market
Address: 740 E. 3rd Street
Stop by the Los Angeles River Artists and Business Association (LARABA) Arts District Farmers Market for great food and artisans.
Additional programming from the Arts District Farmers Market includes FREE pinback button making class! Drop in between 11-5p and get your creative on. All supplies/expert guidance provided by @artistcraftsman_DTLA
The LARABA booth at the Arts District Farmers Market, is also where you can pick up the new Downtown Los Angeles Arts District Map.
Art Share L.A. is hosting a Perimeter Gallery opening from 3 – 6PM. Stop in to meet local, emerging artists who are sharing their work in our space
Cafe Gratitude Arts District will be offering their Happy Hour menu during Daze hours. $6 apps and drinks!
Cindy Schwarzstein founder of Cartwheel Art Tours and resident of the Arts District, will be leading a free guided tour from 3:00pm – 4:30pm. During this tour, you will meet three artist’s from the neighborhood, in Cartwheel Art Tours new monthly series, “Meet the Artists of the Arts District.” This month’s featured artists are Damon Martin, Anyes Galleani and David Hollen.
COMUNITY shoes are Handcrafted in DTLA and enable us to accomplish our mission of Changing Perspectives from ME to WE and building a stronger community. For every pair we sell, we donate $10 to local community efforts that support the Arts, Education and Ending Homelessness as directed by the purchaser.
They will be offering 15% off of every purchase as well as hourly “Spin to Win” prizes.
ediBOL will be serving: $1 mini miso peanut ramen with entrée purchase. Sample Guy Fieri’s favorite cool BOL! ediBOL featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. Season 27, Episode 2 “Flavor Adventure”. Available “On Demand” on Food Network.
GROW DTLA, 10% Off All Wine. 1 bottle. 3 bottles. 6 cases. 10% off. Roses, Cabs, Chards, Zins, Merls…Is Merls a thing? Who cares. 10% off! Cheers to AD Daze;)
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles presents a discussion on Monika Sosnowska with SCI-Arc architects. Also a special presentation of Brazilian artworks in conjunction with the Participating Gallery Program of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. This is the final weekend to view monumental black walnut sculptures based on the German folk-tale of Snow White by LA-based artist Paul McCarthy and poetically dystopian sculptures by Polish artist Monika Sosnowska.
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Stop by Nailbox LA and receive 10% of any services $35 and over
Address: 825 E 3rd Street
Shinola will be giving away free Shinola Cola’s and hosting an open cornhole tournament on the sidewalk for family and friends to enjoy!
Address: 1375 E. 6th Street #6
The Wheelhouse has a special evening event: OMAKASE AT THE WHEELHOUSE Omakase in Japanese means “I’ll leave it up to the chef. I entrust my food to the chef.” And you’re definitely going to want to trust us with this evening experience of food, music, and drinks. The evening will consist of hand crafted coffee, wines and beers, sushi from Little Tokyo and an array of chamber music provided by The Zephyr Ensemble and Steinway & Sons. Tickets are $35 and include your food and drinks for the evening.
Address: 734 E. 3rd Street
Malin+Goetz is offering the following special for Arts District Daze: “Spend $100 and get a free 1 oz of your choice. Spend $125 and get two.
Address: 586 Mateo Street
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Stop by The Spirit Guild Craft Distillery & Tasting Room for a fun, FREE, and informative tasting of Astral Pacific Gin and Vapid Vodka, two spirits that are created in the Arts District from locally-sourced citrus juice. Because of their unique origins, both products boast a silky texture and a longer, subtlety sweet finish. Bottles, as well as mixers and other cocktailing paraphernalia, can be purchased. After the tasting, we can help you choose from the neighborhood’s bars and restaurants to find the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail made with your favorite The Spirit Guild product.
Westbound Bar Counter & Lounge Room
Address: in One Santa Fe Avenue at 300 S. Santa Fe Avenue Suite N
Westbound is opening early at 1pm with Happy Hour for Arts District Daze.
Address: in One Santa Fe at 300 South Santa Fe Avenue Suite X
Wittmore will be gifting exclusive Levi’s denim tote bags, patches and Pintrill pins with each purchase while supplies last. Stop by and shop all new fall deliveries and have a cold beer in us.
Wilding Cran Gallery
Address: 939 S. Santa Fe Avenue
Wilding Cran Gallery has an opening reception on Saturday night for “The man who saved a dog from an imaginary fire”, a solo presentation of work by Los Angeles based artist Ariana Papademetropoulos.
Taking inspiration from imagined spaces, vintage magazines, and books, Papademetropoulos creates environments that juxtapose ideas of perception and delusion. By using both realism and trompe l’oeil she references the history of painting while further developing the sense of illusion within her work.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA)
Address: 1717 E. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA), a new museum housed in a renovated industrial building in Downtown Los Angeles. The special programming that they’ve planned for the second weekend of their inaugural opening happening during Arts District Daze is as follows: Make art like Martín Ramírez in ICA LA’s Matchsticks and Mashed Potatoes family-friendly workshop, inspired by the artist’s alternative and resourceful art-making. Bilingual exhibition tours will also be offered at 1pm and 3pm. Admission is FREE. (Image: Sarah Cain, Now I’m going to tell you everything (2017). Photo: Jeff McLane.)