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The LA Art Show 2016 Starts This Week at The Convention Center

January 25, 2016 by Brian Champlin

The 21st annual LA Art Show returns for 2016 this week with a four-day exhibition of diverse works from modern and contemporary galleries around the world.

Set to take place in the LA Conventions Center’s West Hall, the 2016 affair will include some 150,000 square feet of exhibition space and is expected to draw tens of thousands of visitors (they had an estimated 60,000 last year).

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Special exhibits for this year include Visions of Chinese Art, a special curatorial project focusing on African contemporary art, and a Street Art Exhibit curated by the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles.

Everything kicks off with a premiere party on Wednesday evening (separately ticketed) then continues with four days of public exhibition Thursday through Sunday.

What: The LA Art Show 2016

When: The opening night premiere party is Wednesday, January 27 starting at 7:00pm. The rest of the schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday January 28, 2016 11AM – 7PM
  • Friday January 29, 2016 11AM – 7PM
  • Saturday January 30, 2016 11AM – 7PM
  • Sunday January 31, 2016 11AM – 5PM

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, West Hall A, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tickets start at $15 for a one-day pass or $35 for a four-day pass.

Tickets for the opening night party start at $125, with a portion of the proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

For more information visit laartshow.com.

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