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Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Culminating Weekend | June 24-28


June 24 – 28, 2015
Various sites and locations throughout Los Angeles

Please join us for 5 days of free programs, events, screenings, artist interventions, city tours, and more!

For the most up-to-date schedule and information, including RSVP links for space-limited events, please visit

Exhibition of billboards from the entire journey across I-10
Artist city guide and audio guide
Chapter #10: Matthew Brannon billboards on view throughout LA
Pop-up shop at Ace Hotel Downtown LA
Tumblr archive
Educational activities for all ages
City explorations

Wednesday, June 24
– Opening Reception: Billboard Exhibition
Thursday, June 25
– Taste the 10: Food Tour of Grand Central Market
– Film Screenings: Matthew Brannon and Jeremy Shaw at the Velaslavasay Panorama
Friday, June 26
– Tour of Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West at Autry National Center
– A Night of Art Films and Music: films by Zoe Crosher/Jason Underhill, Eve Fowler, Daniel R. Small, and Bobbi Woods and dublab DJ sets Upstairs at Ace Hotel Downtown LA
Saturday, June 27
– Shana Lutker’s “Ribbon-Tying” Ceremony at the Santa Monica Pier
– Artist Panel with Shana Lutker, Jeremy Shaw, Daniel R. Small, and Mario Ybarra Jr., moderated by Ed Schad (Assistant Curator, The Broad Art Foundation), Hosted by Sotheby’s Institute of Art at the Santa Monica Pier Carousel
Sunday, June 28
– Perfume Workshop with Zoe Crosher and the Institute of Art and Olfaction to create the scent of LA
– “Slouching Towards Los Angeles,” a reading of LA writers’ responses to Joan Didion texts and their conceptions of LA hosted by Steffie Nelson
– Los Angeles Filmforum: “Forward to Distant Times: New Visions of the West” AND MUCH MORE!


The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project Culminating Weekend is made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kickstarter Backers, the Offield Family Foundation, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Christopher Yin & John Yoon, Sarah Conley Odenkirk, and Brenda Potter.

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