Last chance to see “Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink” in West Hollywood

For everyone who has not seen Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum in West Hollywood, this is your last weekend to see the show! Hope everyone can get out to the gallery.

In a recent review of the exhibition, Sharon Mizota of the Los Angeles Times said Cruising the Archive was, “an unruly history of queer culture in Los Angeles that is inspiring in its depth and vibrancy.” Read more of Mizota’s post on the Los Angeles Times‘ Culture Monster blog here.

ONE Archives Gallery & Museum

626 North Robertson Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Enter gallery on El Tovar Place. Parking is free for the first hour at a garage located at the end of El Tovar Place.
Admission is free – suggested donation of $5
Hours: Friday, 4:30 – 8:30pm; Saturday & Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00pm; Closed Monday – Thursday

And mark you calenders, the next show at the ONE’s gallery, Let Your Body In, opens Saturday, April 21, 2012 with a reception from 5-8pm. The exhibition presents works of art by contemporary queer artists alongside artworks from the archive not included in Cruising the Archive. Check back for more information on this show!

 

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Holiday Hours for “Cruising the Archive”

Happy Holidays from ONE Archives! Below are the holiday hours for both the main archive and gallery. If you haven’t already seen Cruising the Archive or To Whom It May Concern, we hope you get to the shows in 2012. The image above is from Robert Opel’s Fuck You Santa Claus, on view in Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink.

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

909 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007

CLOSED December 23, 2011 – January 3, 2012

 

ONE Archives Gallery & Museum

626 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

CLOSED December 23-25, 2011 and January 1, 2012

 

Above: Still from Fuck You Santa Claus, c. 1978. Digital transfer of 16mm film, 19
minutes. Produced and directed by Robert Opel, Fey Way Productions, Los Angeles. ONE Archives Collection of Film and Video at the UCLA Film and Television Archive, Los Angeles. Donated by the Center for Visual Music, Los Angeles. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

 

See “Cruising the Archive” Thanksgiving weekend!

If you haven’t seen Cruising the Archive, two-parts of the exhibition will be open this Thanksgiving weekend. Be sure to check out the shows! ONE Archives’ Thanksgiving weekend hours are below:

Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum in West Hollywood will be open during normal hours this weekend: Friday, 4:30-8:30pm and Saturday/Sunday, 1-5pm. More info here.

Cruising the Archive: Rare Looks at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th, but will be open Saturday, November 26th, from 11-5pm. More info here. If you stop by the archive, be sure to see Catherine Lord’s installation To Whom It May Concern.

Above: John Quitman, Unknown (Four legs, two arms), c. 1960s. Ink, charcoal, pencil, and chalk on paper, 25 x 19 inches. John Quitman Lynch Collection. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives

Walk-through with the Curators of “Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink”

Don’t miss a walk-through of Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink with Guest Curators David Frantz and Mia Locks this Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 2-3pm at the ONE Archives Gallery & Museum in West Hollywood. The curators will lead an informal discussion about Cruising the Archive and share information about artworks and archival materials included in Wink Wink. Hope to see you there!

The ONE Archives Gallery & Museum is located at 626 North Robertson Boulevard,
West Hollywood, CA 90069
. Enter gallery on El Tovar Place. Parking is free for the first hour at a parking garage located at the end of El Tovar Place. Admission is free – suggested donation of $5.

Above: Installation photograph of Cruising the Archive: Wink Wink.  photograph: David Frantz.