When Windows Become Canvases: Street Art for Social Justice

Astounding numbers of peaceful protesters across America are demanding accountability from law enforcement for the continuous brutalization and murders of Black, Brown and Indigenos civilians, namely starting after the consecutive and mass-publicized murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Angelenos have both heard and seen the aftermath of 1992 protests in response to…


Hitting the Wall: A Historic Mural Will Return to LA

“Hitting the Wall” Update on Restoration of Judy Baca’s 1984 artwork on the Harbor Freeway As many of you know, the emblematic mural “Hitting the Wall” was egregiously whitewashed in 2019 without the consent of the artist and our founder, Judy Baca. The piece commemorated the first time female runners were allowed to compete in the…



WINTER MERCADO Mercado at SPARC is a premier holiday night market during the Venice Art Crawl on Friday, December 6th from 6-10 PM. Shop local this season and discover unique artworks and handmade goods by local artists and makers! In addition to our artisan marketplace, visit The Durón Gallery at SPARC for The Box Project…


California Endowment: Central Valley Mural Project

Central Valley Mural Project Last Fall (2018), SPARC began the installation of eight murals throughout the Central Valley on health, wellness and social justice in immigrant and agricultural communities. Sponsored by the California Endowment, the SPARC team will be completing murals in Bakersfield, Lamont, Merced, Fresno, Armona, Tulare, Modesto, and Stockton. Partners include the United Farm Workers, ACT for…


Visit SPARC during the Venice Art Crawl

  Thursday, September 20th SPARC will be participating in this month’s Venice Art Crawl. The VAC’s mission is to preserve the arts in Venice, a place that has historically been known as a vibrant and dynamic art community. Their goal is to share, inspire and promote collaboration within the Venice community through mixers and art events….