Downey City Library Archive

  • Art, Culture & Tradition The Annual Downey Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival is back for its 5th year on Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017, downtown Downey, in and around the Downey Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd. The event is free, and so is the parking. The festival opens at 11:00 am with introductions from the Mayor and City […]

    5th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival Oct 29

    Art, Culture & Tradition The Annual Downey Dia de Los Muertos Art Festival is back for its 5th year on Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017, downtown Downey, in and around the Downey Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd. The event is free, and so is the parking. The festival opens at 11:00 am with introductions from the Mayor and City […]

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  • View From The Edge. Lectures on Modern Art. Curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. Presenting Tom Skelly, radio host, “The Sound of Pictures” on KSPC 88.7 FM. Downey City Library at 6:30 PM.   Tom Skelly was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1952. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara […]

    View .The Edge Aug. 22, 2013 Tom Skelly

    View From The Edge. Lectures on Modern Art. Curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. Presenting Tom Skelly, radio host, “The Sound of Pictures” on KSPC 88.7 FM. Downey City Library at 6:30 PM.   Tom Skelly was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1952. He received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara […]

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  • The “View from the Edge” lecture series on modern art welcomes designer and public artist Mitchell de Jarnett to a free lecture this Thursday, “How Public Art Ruined My Life.”  6:30PM at the Downey City Library (11121 Brookshire Ave, 90241). Downey has had a rocky relationship with its 7-year-old “Arts in Public Places” ordinance, which has […]

    Mitchell de Jarnett: How Public Art Ruined My Life – June 25

    The “View from the Edge” lecture series on modern art welcomes designer and public artist Mitchell de Jarnett to a free lecture this Thursday, “How Public Art Ruined My Life.”  6:30PM at the Downey City Library (11121 Brookshire Ave, 90241). Downey has had a rocky relationship with its 7-year-old “Arts in Public Places” ordinance, which has […]

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  • Thursday April 25 is the first of several free lectures on modern art put on by the Downey Arts Coalition, Downey Museum of Art and curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. The Fourth Thursday of the Month 6:30pm Downey City Library, 11121 Brookshire Avenue Free APRIL 25 Golden State As Muse: The Long History of Modernism in […]

    View From The Edge – Free Lectures on Modern Art

    Thursday April 25 is the first of several free lectures on modern art put on by the Downey Arts Coalition, Downey Museum of Art and curated by Roy Anthony Shabla. The Fourth Thursday of the Month 6:30pm Downey City Library, 11121 Brookshire Avenue Free APRIL 25 Golden State As Muse: The Long History of Modernism in […]

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