Monthly Archives: August 2014

After Dark Summer Event is Coming July 10

August 18, 2014

Come Dance Under the Stars with DJ Dennis Owens and live Music Featuring Local Bands No Silver Birds and Fathers & Suns; Purchase a Museum Membership Before July 10 and Receive Free Admission Plus One Guest. Read more ›


Artifacts of a Patriarchy that Was and Wasn’t

August 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation, on view at the Long Beach Museum of Art, is an exhibition that examines the influence of flawed patriarchs and fathers on American history and American families. F. Scott Hess, the impresario whose poisoned family tree is rooted in this minefield of questionable Americana, plays the role of an American Joseph Beuys: an artist/critic who re-fashions cultural relics to mythologize his own life, excoriate patriarchy, and invent alternate histories. Read more ›