IS GOING VIRTUAL!

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FROGTOWN

ARTWALK

JOIN US ONLINE

OCTOBER 16-18, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the biennial Frogtown Artwalk has gone virtual with "The Art of Frogtown." Join us for a 3-day online event featuring exhibits, workshops, music, artist talks, kid's activities and more!

Preview the Virtual Artwalk..

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Become an Artist Member

Are you an artist interested in joining our community or participating in the virtual artwalk? Learn more about member benefits to become an EVAC Artist Member and start your Artist Profile.

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Artist Profiles

Discover the work of local artist's inside Frogtown, Los Angeles and beyond! Learn more about each artist by checking out their artist profile. This is a new feature being updated, so stay tuned for more.

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Sponsor the Artwalk

Is your organization interested in sponsoring the virtual artwalk? Learn more about sponsorships make the artwalk a reality and support educational activities throughout the year.

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TUNE IN

FOR ART AND MORE

The Frogtown Artwalk is our main fundraiser that allows us to provide low-cost or free art programs for the youth and community of Elysian Valley. Please join us online to view local art or tune in to watch our scheduled live-stream.

To contribute, you can show your art, sponsor the artwalk, or donate.

UPCOMING ARTWALK EVENTS
Sun, Oct 18
Via Zoom
The Art of Building a Creative Community
Creative Neighbors is a monthly get-together that used to meet at Frogtown Brewery in the Before Times for short talks by local creatives and plenty of schmoozing. Now we meet online! Use code ARTWALK at Frogtown Brewery for 15% off! More details below.
Sun, Oct 18
Via Zoom
Rose River Makers Session
A special Frogtown Artwalk event, make red felt roses for the "Rose River" memorial art installation while enjoying virtual views of the Los Angeles River.
Sat, Oct 17
Via Zoom
The Concrete Beast: Hollywood and Noir at the L.A. River
Learn all about the history of the L.A. River and its path to infamy on screen and off in this lecture by Karie Bible, co-author of "Location Filming in Los Angeles" and official tour guide at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Sat, Oct 17
via Zoom
The Northeast LA Community Response
Join LA Más and learn more about the Northeast LA Community Response, a community based initiative that uplifts neighborhood-scale systems.
Sat, Oct 17
via Zoom
Artist Spotlight: Happy Hour with LightRiders
USE CODE ARTWALK: FOR 15% OFF FROGTOWN BREWERY BEER! Join LightRiders for happy hour with special guest moderator, Frogtown-based Architect Renee Dake Wilson for a behind the scenes look at how they began and how they evolved.
Sat, Oct 17
via Zoom
LA River X Panel Discussion - "Look at the LA River - What do you see?"
How do we get a restless and distracted city to notice and know the Los Angeles River? Join the acclaimed writer, columnist, and broadcaster Patt Morrison (LA Times, Spectrum News) as she moderates a virtual panel discussion with LA River X founding curator Dr. Tilly Hinton and three LA River X
Fri, Oct 16
Via Zoom
Writing the Rock 'n' Roll Memoir - A discussion with Pamela Des Barres & Pleasant Gehman
Writing the Rock ’n Roll Memoir - Rex Weiner hosts a talk with two of the most legendary ladies of the Hollywood Rock ’n’ Roll scene spanning from the late 1960's to the 1990's.
Fri, Oct 16
via Zoom
Reading the River: The Poetry of Lewis MacAdams
The Elysian Valley Arts Collective is proud to present Reading The River: The Poetry of Lewis MacAdams (1944 – 2020) in partnership with Los Angeles' renowned literary center Beyond Baroque as part of our bi-annual Frogtown (Virtual) ArtWalk. Join us in celebrating the poetry of MacAdams...
Fri, Oct 16
Via Zoom
Heart Matters: A Postcard Making Workshop for The Kingsley Manor [In honor of Lewis MacAdams]
Artists of all ages, join artist and educator Kait Walsh as we kick off the Virtual Artwalk with a celebration of sharing our creativity. Using household items, each artist, family and friend will complete a variety of postcards to be sent to Kingsley Manor in Hollywood.
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OUR MISSION

The Elysian Valley Arts Collective (E.V.A.C.), a Frogtown based arts 501(c)3 non-profit, is dedicated to preserving and promoting an inclusive community along the Los Angeles River consisting of artisans, businesses, community organizations and local residents, in order to cultivate a sense of place, a vibrant local economy and arts education for youth.

Filmmaking (Ages 7-18)

Sounds of my Elysian Valley

Students from the EV neighborhood are paired up with film-makers, photographers and radio hosts to create photos and videos documenting their neighborhood and school.

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Our Goal: Catalyzing Community Through the Arts

Formed in 2008, the EVAC brings arts programming to Elysian Valley

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