Events

Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

February 2020

Westside Mayors Forum

February 21 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On February 21, 2020, Westside Urban Forum is pleased to welcome the Westside mayors for a candid discussion of each mayor’s priorities for 2020, specific issues of importance to each city, and where these priorities and issues intersect to anticipate changes that may be coming to the Westside in 2020.

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Textile Arts Hosts a Random Weave Workshop with Polly Giacchina

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles and Polly Jacobs Giacchina in an exploration of the random weave technique with different flexible materials.  Medium and small pieces will be created as vessels and stuffed forms. This workshop is perfect for artists and enthusiasts looking for a basis in understanding how to create dimensional form, play with unconventional materials, and investigate how form and material can be combined for creative and functional use.

Find out more »

Join Us For The First Textile Slam! of 2020

February 25 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On Tuesday, February 25th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, (Doors at 6:30 pm) join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles for Textile Slam! This event occurs three times a year and is an opportunity for friendly conversation and networking, featuring a rotating slate of presenters, each of whom will deliver an informal six-minute (or less!) slide show / improv / show-and-tell presentation.

Find out more »

A reception, lecture, and discussion with Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

Free
On Thursday, February 27th, from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Helms Bakery District and the Cal Poly L.A. Metropolitan Program in Architecture and Urban Design are excited to host a reception, lecture, and discussion with Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular. 

Find out more »

March 2020

Textile Arts Hosts an In Depth Session into Nurturing Your Natural Dye Practice

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, please join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles and artist and natural dye explorer Trudy Barnes for an in depth session on natural dyeing: Nurturing Your Natural Dye Practice: Spring Color.

Find out more »

Join Textile Arts for a Hands-On Workshop: The Art of Spinning

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On Sunday, March 15th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, please join Textile Arts Los Angeles and local fiber artist and spinning expert Anna Zinsmeister  for The Art of Spinning, a hands-on experience spinning Karakul sheep wool sourced from a ranch in the northern edge of Los Angeles County. We’ll discuss the method and challenges of processing fleece into spin-able material, practice spinning with a hand spindle, and learn a bit about the various types of wool fibers and their uses.

Find out more »

Textile Arts Hosts a Conversation + Book Signing, Material and Mind with Christopher Bardt

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helms Design Center, 8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
+ Google Map

On Wednesday, March 25th from 7:30 to 9:00 pm (Doors at 7:00 pm), please join us in welcoming Textile Arts Los Angeles and Christopher Bardt for practiceLAB, a conversation and in-depth exploration of the interaction between mind and material world, mediated by language, image, and making—in design, the arts, culture, and science.

Find out more »
+ Export Events