Upcoming Events

  • The Patchwork Healing Blanket: Piece-by-Piece and Country-by-Country is an international textile art project that unites generations of women in a global movement against gender-based violence and the destruction of Mother Earth. In 2019 a group of women artists from Oaxaca and Mexico City, led by Founder/Director Marietta Bernstorff, started working together to develop the Patchwork Healing Blanket/La Manta […]

  • Join us on for an artist talk with Andrea Hall as she speaks about the process of transforming her dreams into artworks through Yoga + Dream Lab, a weekly practice in healing and creative expression led by Mercedes Gertz and Stacy TenHouten on Zoom for the past four months. We invite you to see new […]

  • SPARC is proud to present Yoga + Dream Lab with Mercedes Gertz and Stacy TenHouten every Wednesday from 5:30-6:45 PM! This is a donation-based class open to the community. All donations go towards supporting free and low-cost programs in art and expression at SPARC. Visit www.SPARCinLA.org/yoga-dream-lab to learn more!

  • A Discussion With Rayven Armijo, Cici Girod, and Gabriel Avila   Chicano Folklórico connects a tradition of Mexican folklórico with Chicano culture in LA. SPARC artists Rayven Armijo and Cici Girod led a 6-week Chicano Folklórico course online, engaging dancers of all ages in learning “La Danza de Los Viejitos” to honor our elders and […]

  • Click to Watch! SPARC is excited to be a part of Reimagine, a virtual music & arts festival on June 6, 2020 from 2 – 10 PM,  brought to you by Venice-Mar Vista Arts Coalition benefitting West Side Food Bank. Venice-Mar Vista Arts Coalition is a joint effort of Mar Vista Music & Art Walk, […]

  • by Stacy TenHouten and Mercedes Gertz   Dreams to Stories presents a reading of The House with Two Stories by Stacy TenHouten and invites you to participate in a lively conversation with Stacy and Mercedes Gertz. The House With Two Stories was birthed from the Yoga & Dream Lab process. With encouragement and guidance from Mercedes, images […]

  • In this 6-week course, dancers of all ages and levels will create Tik Tok videos, creating their own contemporary interpretation of “LA Danza de Los Viejitos,” a typical folkloric dance from the state of Michoacán, Mexico that honors our elders—in hopes of honoring your ancestors during these unprecedented times when our elderly population is most […]

  • The Public Arts Administration Internship position will offer the candidate valuable insight on how a community-based public art organization works to produce, preserve and present socially engaged artwork and community programming. The internship will focus on administrative needs, including public relations, marketing, social media development, research, attending mural tours, and providing ongoing support for gallery […]

  • Please join us for Feminist Networks of Creativity and Solidarity, a closing panel and reception for The Box Project exhibition. This panel will focus on the dynamics of women’s groups, which for many decades have been an important way to seek support and recognition, and their continued pertinence today as a way of creating networks of creativity […]

  • Please join us at SPARC on January 4th from 2:30-4:30 PM for “Meeting the Witch: An Archetypal Examination of the Emergent Feminine,” a lecture by Heidi Mezzatesta, MA LMFT, PhD(c). “Over the course of the last eight years or so, I have engaged the archetype of the witch. The accusation and persecution of women as […]