Thursday, November 20, 2008

The Arroyo Arts Collective "Re-Discovery Tour"

Artists from top to bottom: Leo Limon, Kikki Eder; J. Michael Walker; Sonia Romero; Lt Mustardseed; and Ricky Swallow

Learn about the cultural legacy of our communities through the eyes of artists.
This Sunday, Nov. 23, more than 140 artists in Northeast Los Angeles will open their homes and studios to the public in the The Arroyo Arts Collective “Re-Discovery Tour . The self-guided tour showcases artists, mostly in my district, in the Highland Park, Mount Washington and Eagle Rock communities. Leave your car behind. I have arranged for free shuttles to make your tour even more enjoyable.
Tour tickets can be purchased in advance ($10 plus $1 shipping & handling) online at and at Galco’s Old World Grocery, 5702 York Boulevard, Highland Park. Tickets the day of the tour ($15) will be available at the Charles F. Lummis Home, at 200 E. Avenue 43, in Highland Park, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tour ticket holders will receive a comprehensive map of artists’ studios and homes; studios and homes will be open between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Who: Councilmember Reyes, with the Arroyo Arts Collective, a grassroots community arts organization in Northeast Los Angeles, invite the world to discover art in the heart of their neighborhoods.
What: “Re-Discovery Tour,” a self-guided tour of more than 140 artists’ homes and studios in Highland Park, Mount Washington and Eagle Rock.
Where: Tour starts at the Lummis Home, 200 E. Avenue 43, Highland Park, CA 90031
When: November 23, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets: $10 plus $1 shipping and handling in advance at or $15 at the Lummis Home on the day of the tour.
Information: (323) 850-8566.