On Saturday, October 8th from 11 am to 6 pm, Helms Bakery is excited to partner with the Culver City Arts District for their annual Art Walk and Roll Festival, a self-guided tour and celebration of art, culture, mobility, and our creative community.
Join us on Saturday, November 12th as we partner with Crewest Studio to present smARTtalks: A New Monthly Educational Series for Artists + Creatives with Expert Panelists! smARTalks occur once a month on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm inside the Helms Design Center. smARTtalks are FREE intimate learning sessions with a panel of experts covering timely and important topics vital to artists and creatives working in the 21st Century.
On Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, please join us for a lively conversation with Michael Boyd and Michael Webb on the launch of Boyd's new book MILLENNIUM MODERN Living in Design (Lund Humphries, 2022) moderated by architecture journalist, Frances Anderton and in partnership with the Wende Museum.
On Saturday, December 10th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing afternoon with Doug Aitken for the launch of his latest book, Works 1992-2022. If you cannot attend and would like to order a signed copy to have shipped or to pick up at the shop, please contact the store for details.
Nothing pleases us more than sending you good cheer during the holidays! We want to extend our warmest thanks to you for choosing Helms Bakery as your go-to design hub and favorite spot to dine, and for joining us for art and architecture exhibitions. Thank you, thank you, for your continued support. For all the #lovelocal you have shown us, Helms Bakery District sends love right back to you with 12 days of gifting on Instagram during the month of December.
On Saturday, January 14th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing for Lawrence Weschler's brand new Hat & Beard publication, A Trove of Zohars. For the event Mr. Weschler will be joined by photographer and early-photographic process historian Stephen Berkman for a discussion about the book and the shrouded-in-mystery Zohar Studios.
In collaboration with the University of California, Irvine and Arcana Books, we are excited to announce an in person discussion between LAXART's director Hamza Walker and Yusuf Hassan and Kwamé Sorrell of BlackMass Publishing. Their discussion will be held at Arcana Books on Saturday, January 28th at 4pm.
Graphic arts were always one of the quickest forms of creative response to current social and political issues. War Time Graphics is an exhibition of war posters featuring anti-war 50 posters by contemporary Ukrainian artists. Organized by The 4th Block association and PosterTerritory. By appointment only.
Support Ukraine! Path of Resistance is a pop-up exhibition and a silent auction featuring a selection of fine art pieces by contemporary Ukrainian artists that celebrate creative authenticity and share with the audience their vision of beauty, hope, freedom, and love.
The inaugural Groundwork: So Cal Fibershed Symposium will bring together ranchers and farmers, designers, advocates, academics, and changemakers for a day of project presentations and networking. If you’re interested in regen ag and local fiber (or sheep and goat grazing for fire mitigation), please join us.