LBMA was awarded a 2019 Museums for America Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the amount of $194,766 (Federal Award Number: MA-30-19-0515-19). Funding through the agency’s largest competitive federal grant program will enable the Museum to create and maintain digital assets focusing on the institution’s permanent collection of 271 women artists in all media, including wood, enamel, painting, sculpture, photography, and artist books. Learn more about the Illuminating Decades of Women Artists Project.
Slater Barron, Springtime Temptation, 1995, Lint, rose thorns, paint and found objects, 2 3/8 x 6 5/8 x 6 inches, Gift of Hal Nelson and Bernard Jazzar 95.52.a.b
George Floyd’s plea, “I Can’t Breathe” has become synonymous with historical, systematic oppression in this country. Thank you to Steve Martinez for this powerful statement of solidarity and need for change. Read the Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation’s Equity and Inclusion Statement here.
The Long Beach Museum of Art stands for democracy, for the lawful freedom of a sovereign country.