Art Against Racism LA Coming to Venice

Art Against Racism LA - An exhibition exploring LA’s artistic response to racism

Event details:    Date: Saturday 18 November 2023
  Time: 2pm - 9pm 
                            Location: 910 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA
                            Organizers: Black in Mayberry, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the                             mission to combat racism through the arts.

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Contact:        Tanya Taylor: | 310.293.8010

Andrew Jackson: | 916.704.3833
    Hollie Stenson: | 319.729.4071


Art Against Racism L.A. is a powerful and thought-provoking exhibition that stands as a visual testament to the collective commitment of LA's artists in the fight against racial discrimination. Through diverse mediums and perspectives, this showcase articulates a profound message of unity, understanding, and equality.



What to expect:    
- Visual Arts (paintings, photography, sculpture)

-Performing Arts (singers, poets, dancers)

- Creative Marketplace

- Interactive Art Experiences

- Music

- Food & Beverages

Step into this immersive experience that will present a kaleidoscope of visual and performing arts that each expresses its own powerful messages against racism and social injustice. From thought-provoking paintings to sculptures that challenge perceptions, every piece will spark conversation and reflection.

Enjoy awe-striking dance performances, moving spoken word, and soul-stirring music, reflecting the richness of diverse cultures and people. Immerse yourself in interactive experiences, where you can actively engage with the art and participate in meaningful discussions. 

This exhibit includes a marketplace that proudly supports black-owned businesses, showcasing their talents and creations and providing opportunities to explore, enjoy and support local entrepreneurship. 


Our talented and energetic DJ will spin tunes that blend cultures and genres, creating a joyful and invigorating atmosphere. Naturally, we didn’t forget the bliss of delicious cuisines and beverages.


Our goal:

Our goal for the Art Against Racism Exhibition, as a dedicated art-based social justice nonprofit, is to harness the transformative power of art to challenge systemic racism, foster understanding, and inspire meaningful dialogue. Through this immersive showcase of visual and performing arts, interactive experiences, and a platform for black-owned business vendors, we aim to raise awareness about the urgent need for change and promote a society built on equality, inclusivity, and justice. 


We believe that art has the ability to amplify marginalized voices, question the status quo, and ignite empathy within our communities. By fostering a joyous explosion of culture and creativity, we aspire to foster unity and inspire action in dismantling racial prejudices and building a more equitable world for all. Together, through art and collaboration, we can effect profound and lasting change - one brushstroke, one performance, and one inspired heart at a time.


The Art Against Racism Exhibition is more than an event; it's a statement, a celebration, and a harmonious melding of cultures, all working together to pave the way towards a better, more inclusive society. Join us in this colorful and enlightening experience as we stand united against racism.

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