LACMA9 Art+Film Lab

LACMA9 Art+Film Lab

Experience film as an art form. Participate in filmmaking workshops, share personal stories and memories on video, and watch free movies as the LACMA9 Art+Film Lab visits nine communities throughout Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Free and open to the public, the Art+Film Lab is a pop-up art initiative that comes alive through your involvement.

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Image: © 2013 Duncan Cheng
LACMA9 Art + Film Lab is supported by a grant from

LACMA9 Art + Film Lab

See the LACMA9 Art+Film Lab in action and learn more about the programs from past participants.

Supported by a grant from the The James Irvine Foundation.
Music: "Lights On" by Jesson Duller
Additional footage provided by Agustín Jiménez
Chris Burden, Urban Light, 2008, the Gordon Family Foundation’s gift to Transformation: The LACMA Campaign, © Chris Burden

Nicole Miller’s Believing Is Seeing

Something intangible yet unmistakable in Ndinda Spada’s oral history piqued the interest of artist Nicole Miller. Spada had visited the LACMA9 Art+Film Lab when it was in Redlands and recorded a personal story during the Lab’s drop-in oral history hours. It was a short video, just five minutes, but in it Spada spoke passionately about moving to California from Kenya, and how she found a surrogate family in her church…

LACMA's Art + Film Lab Hits the Road

Last week LACMA launched an ambitious new program, the LACMA9 Art + Film Lab. The mobile lab, designed by Jorge Pardo, will spend the next sixteen months visiting nine communities in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, starting in Redlands and continuing to San Bernardino, Monterey Park, Altadena, Compton, Torrance, and more. For five weeks in each community, the lab will offer free filmmaking workshops…