For Kids: Family Workshop and Concert at the Fowler Museum – Sunday, July 29, 1-4 pm. In Hippos to Choo Choos! families explore and make art inspired by the Boetti’s colorful embroidery works on display in Order and Disorder: Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women. There’s an outdoor concert with Afghan percussionist Salar Nader after the workshop at 4pm. All ages. Free.
For Adults & Teens: Artist led Indigo Dye Workshop at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) – Saturday, July 28, 2-5 pm. Learn how to create unique fabric designs using natural indigo dye techniques. Ages 13 and up. $15/Free for members. Reservations required.
Nite Out: The Skirball kicks-off its free summer Sunset Concert series with the East African and Congolese rhythms of Samba Mapangala and Orchestra Virunga. Thursday, July 26, 8:00. Parking is $10.
New Exhibition at the Norton Simon: Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life (July 20, 2012-January 21, 2013).
Closing Exhibiiton at the Fowler Museum at UCLA: Order and Disorder: Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women (closes July 29).