2018–2019 Global Arts Events
Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Pre-K children visited Metropolis II, a kinetic sculpture modeled after a fast paced, modern city. First grade students took the docent-guided tour “Art Speaks: Interpreting Artists’ Voices.”
Bob Baker Marionette Theater: Kindergartners participated in “Imagination Dwells Here,” an interactive theatrical experience at the Southern California Children's Museum.
Watts Towers Arts Center: Second-grade students viewed a documentary on Simon Rodia's Watts Towers and then enjoyed a guided tour of the towers. They also participated in a print-making workshop at the Arts Center.
Walt Disney Concert Hall: Fourth-grade students attended the Toyota Symphonies for Youth program. The Los Angeles Philharmonic performed “A Journey Through Minimalism.” Fifth-grade students attended “William Grant Still & the Harlem Renaissance,” centered on his Afro-American Symphony and performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
The Music Center Blue Ribbon Children's Festival: By invitation only, this annual event at the is designed for fifth-grade students in the Metro LA area. This year students will see the Australian arts company Circa Contemporary Circus.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum: The Theatricum brought a classroom enrichment performance of Dia de los Muertos to the school for our third- and fourth-grade scholars.
Museum of Latin American Art: Third-grade scholars took a docent-led tour of the galleries, with exhibits focused on Dia de los Muertos.
Versa-Style Dance Company: Our third–sixth grade students enjoyed highly energetic and groundbreaking hip hop choreography when Versa-Style performed at our school. Sixth graders participated in a dance workshop with members of the troupe that focused on cultural dance forms.
Getty Villa: Sixth-grade students visited the Villa to immerse themselves in the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome. During the visit, they viewed a collection that spans 7,000 years of ancient art and explored the Villa architecture, which is a recreation of a Roman country house.