2019 - DaFUNction
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

2019 - DaFUNction

Join us at the 5th Annual DaFUNction

Da FUNction is a one-day community fun fest full of art, activities, music and workshops designed to bring a wide range of LA communities together around a lifestyle that is beautiful, healthy and full of life-giving culture. Da FUNction is a free, family-friendly event. All you have to do is RSVP at the link above.

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Let Me Eat Cake Too - Closing Reception
Jul
13
3:00 PM15:00

Let Me Eat Cake Too - Closing Reception

Let Me Eat Cake, Too!!
We’re coming back for seconds!!!!

Closing reception July 13, 3 - 5pm


After our very popular exhibition last July at PØST at the Bendix Building, “Let Me Eat Cake Too” will be on view at Blue Roof Studios during their Arts Festival in June.

Curated by Kristine Schomaker

Blue Roof Studios is located at:
7329 S Broadway Ave. Los Angeles CA 90003
https://www.blueroofstudios.org/

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Mosaics in Gardens at the Arboretum
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Mosaics in Gardens at the Arboretum

Community Mosaic Workshop

Join Piece by Piece and Crescent Farm for an opportunity to contribute to the Crescent’s community stepping stone mosaic project! Crescent Farm’s stepping stones serve as gateway to the garden, drawing eyes, and visually reinforcing the ecological concepts at the heart of the Crescent’s mission. While you will be learning from professional mosaic artists, this isn’t your typical individual-oriented art class; this is a space to engage in collaborative creation, working together to construct the artistic foundations of one of the Arboretum’s most impactful gardens!

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Artists with Verve
Jun
14
1:00 PM13:00

Artists with Verve

Artists with Verve:
An Exhibit of New Piece by Piece Artists
with a Collection of Community Artwork

This exhibit features the work, artistic passion and enthusiasm
of our newest Piece by Piece artists. Come see how the power of art has an impact on individuals and communities.

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

2019 MOCA Community Day of Service

MOCA Community Day of Service

The second annual MOCA Community Day at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA is centered around the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles. They invite their communities to join together for a day of service, discussion, and creative activation around this urgent topic impacting our city and its citizens. This year’s focus is the youth population affected by the crisis, and how creative experiences can spark change. Presented in partnership with My Friend’s Place, Skid Row Housing Trust, Piece by Piece and Subliminal Projects,. Visit their website for additional partners to be announced, Community Day features performances, information booths, workshops, and activities over the course of the day.

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May
18
8:00 AM08:00

Homewalk 2019

How It All Fits Together

Join Us and Our Partner
Skid Row Housing Trust at
Homewalk 2019

Piece by Piece joins the Trust again at this year's United Way Homewalk in Downtown LA. We'll have a small pop-up, showcasing our artists' work. Staff, residents, volunteers, and supporters will walk as one! By showing up together we are telling communities that permanent supportive housing works, that it takes a community to break the cycle of homelessness, and it tells our neighbors experiencing homelessness that we will keep working until they have a forever home. Scroll to the bottom here to register here and type in “Skid Row Housing Trust” as your team. See you there!


Follow these instructions to join Team Trust.

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Mother's Day - Sale
May
10
1:00 PM13:00

Mother's Day - Sale

  • 3655 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90007 United States (map)
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MOTHER'S DAY SALE

Art from Piece by Piece Changes Lives

This Mother's Day we are celebrating the gift of giving. The creativity and passion of our artists' work can be seen in every detail -- bits of glass and ceramic turn into visions of color and texture. Each piece is handcrafted with care. Look through our online store to find the perfect gift for the Moms in your life.

Starting May 1st through May 12th, we will offer FREE SHIPPING on any purchase. Use code MOM.

At our gallery located at the Mercado La Paloma 
(3655 S. Grand, L.A.), on May 10th, all items in the store will be 10% off.

Plus, every purchase during this sale will receive a FREE Greeting Card, featuring a Los Angeles cityscape mosaic.

 

Support our artists and honor Mom!

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May
4
3:00 PM15:00

Urban Voices Coffeehouse

Piece by Piece will be exhibiting at Urban Voice’s Coffee House at Skid Row Museum.

From the Event Page:

“Urban Voices Project invites you to its 4th annual Coffeehouse on Saturday, May 4th, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Skid Row History Museum and Archive.

Join musicians and performance artists from the Skid Row neighborhood in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the culmination of a professional performance workshop as they perform with a live band.

Get ready to feel all the feels and be in awe of the strength and beauty of the human spirit.

Check out this recent testimonial: ‘[The UVP] choir sang, warmed our hearts with your personal stories and brought tears to my eyes. The choir is the light that brought the members out of darkness. Love and a sense of community and purpose transformed the members. Homelessness is about real people having fallen into bad times. Through music your group will change people's view of homelessness. Thank you.’“

Event Details

Saturday, May 4

Skid Row History Museum & Archive
250 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Doors open- 2:30pm
Performance- 3:00-5:00pm
Reception- 5:00pm

The event is free; UVP welcomes a $20 donation.

The reception will be featuring community partners including Skid Row Coffee, Studio 526 and Piece By Piece — to be held after the concert for all attendees.

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Art with (Re)Purpose Exhibit @ Castelli's
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Art with (Re)Purpose Exhibit @ Castelli's

Join us at the opening night at Castelli Art Space for the exhibit "Art with a (Re)Purpose".

“The exhibit, which focuses on mixed media and sculptural work utilizing recycled and reclaimed materials, from old wood to scrap metal, ceramics and jewelry, to discarded electronics, speaks to the importance of minding our carbon footprint, and remembering that recycling should be a way of life. As one man’s trash becomes another’s treasure, we should pay attention to our refuse, and find a way to re-purpose certain materials rather than adding to a trash heap or ocean pollution."

Castelli Art Space
5428 W. Washington -- Culver City, CA

Reception 7 pm to 10 pm

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The Other Art Fair - Exhibit
Mar
28
to Mar 31

The Other Art Fair - Exhibit

  • The Magic Box at The Reef (map)
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Laura Letchinger and Piece by Piece will be exhibiting FLY at The Other Art Fair.

Piece by Piece will also be holding workshop sessions throughout the fair. Join us in creating "Welcome Home" frames, which are gifted to individuals moving from homelessness into supportive housing.

Workshops in Session

Thursday 6 – 10 pm
Friday 6 – 10 pm
Saturday 11 am to 2 pm
Sunday 11 am to 2 pm

The Other Art Fair is Los Angeles' favorite independent artist showcase returning for its 3rd edition on March 28-31, 2019.

Please enter promotional code PieceByPiece at la.theotherartfair.com/comp to receive complimentary Friday-Sunday tickets to the fair

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The Other Art Fair is presented by Saatchi Art. The exhibit is an opportunity to meet a curated selection of over 130 independent artists and browse thousands of pieces to suit every budget under one roof.

Opening Hours and Ticket Prices
Private View: $60

Thursday March 28, 2019: 6pm-10pm
* Limited availability of tickets for sale
* Private View tickets permit re-entry to the General Opening Days (Friday-Sunday)

General Opening Days:

Advanced ticket prices - $15 Adult / $13.50 Students + Seniors
On The Door ticket prices - $18 Adult / $15 Students + Seniors

Friday March 29, 2019: 3pm-10pm
Friday Late Evening: 6pm-10pm

Saturday March 30, 2019: 11am-8pm
Sunday March 31, 2019: 11am-6pm


* Children under 16 years enjoy complimetary fair entry and must be accompanied by an adult.

* If you are unable to attend on your General Entry ticket date you are welcome to use your ticket on any of the other opening days: Friday March 29, Saturday March 30 and Sunday March 31. This does not include the Thursday March 28 Private View.

Parking: Attendees & Exhibitors may park in the parking lot adjacent to the venue (1,100 spots). Event Day parking is $20.00. All day parking is available at the venue for $20 a day.


For advance accessibility requests please contact:
Emma Warren, emma@theotherartfair.com

#TheOtherArtFair #SaatchiArt #LosAngeles

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Global Social Enterprise Summit
Mar
22
to Mar 24

Global Social Enterprise Summit

  • UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center (map)
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Piece by Piece is participating in the inaugural GSES. The Global Social Enterprise Summit will be a first-of-its-kind event in the Southern CA region that aims to help social entrepreneurs make positive change in the world. Our founder, Sophie Alpert, will be a speaker on the “Setting the Foundation” panel, discussing what prompted her to turn her vision into a social enterprise and the challenges she faced. Piece by Piece will also have a booth to share the artwork of our artists.

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Book Launch Party - "DEAR SELLER Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles"
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

Book Launch Party - "DEAR SELLER Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles"

Join us at the book launch party for Dear Seller

We are grateful to be selected as a partner for Narrated Object’s new book. A percentage of the proceeds will be going to support our organization.

There is a small feature in the book with photos of Piece by Piece artwork.

Dear Seller: Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles features memorable letters by individuals who attempted to capture the hearts of home sellers with their words in order to win the bidding war for the home of their dreams. Each letter paints a portrait of its author: his or her family, background, and values, using social capital as well as actual capital in an effort to be selected. Through interviews and written accounts, you will follow these homeseekers from the moment they saw their perfect homes to what happened after they submitted their letters.

For more event details visit the Facebook event page!

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Main Museum Office Hours - Artist Reception
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Main Museum Office Hours - Artist Reception

Join us in supporting three of our Piece by Piece artists at the third annual Office Hours exhibition. Enjoy an evening at the Main Museum with a hosted bar, music, and community.

Each fall since opening in 2016, The Main Museum has hosted Office Hours, a program that invites fifty Downtown L.A.–based artists to meet one-on-one with Allison Agsten, director of The Main, on a first-come, first-served basis, to discuss their work. At the culmination of each appointment, artists are invited to hang their art, or documentation of it, as part of an eponymous group exhibition. Now in its third iteration and with a total of 150 participants, Office Hours has helped forge crucial connections among artists who have met through the program, led to gallery presentation of work introduced here, and inspired similar initiatives elsewhere.

In this year’s Office Hours, three of our artists will be part of this exhibit. Join us and celebrate Mike, Terry, and Vicki’s artwork.

Learn more about Office Hours at the Main Museum, and Artist reception.

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Pro Bono Week Saturday Legal Fair
Oct
27
11:00 AM11:00

Pro Bono Week Saturday Legal Fair

The Fair brings together legal aid organizations, government agencies, social services and community-based groups to provide free services, information and classes for the public. All workshops, classes and services are free and open to the public.

Stop by our booth and learn about mosaic art while creating a collaborative mosaic with the us.

To see what the fair has to offer please visit the website to view the complete list.

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