Digital museum blogs: A first in Grammy Museum history

Though the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles remains closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the museum has debuted free, never-before-released digital programs from its archives for us, staying at home, to enjoy. For the first time in Grammy history, the Grammy Museum, along with its President Michael Sticka, have combined endless years of music, history and art into daily-updated virtual blogs. Found on the museum’s 6-page “Museum at Home” site, viewers can search through this hub to find a collection of lessons, …

Virtual museum, real art

The closure of museums does not mean that love for art has to cool down. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is now offering virtual tours and activities that can help us get through the difficult times of social distancing. The museum is offering a different program each day of the week: Back to School Monday, Giving Tuesday, Past, Present & Future Wednesday, Movie Night Thursday, Feel Good Friday, Artist at Home Saturday and Book Club Sunday. They are available on MOCA’s official …

Artist Taiji Terasaki invites to celebrate heroes at border

There’s a saying that history repeats itself, and those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. As a way to remember history, artist Taiji Terasaki created an art exhibition called “Transcendients: Heroes at Border” to celebrate and remind everyone of the heroes — past and present, well-known and unsung — who’ve created an impact in our lives. Terasaki’s exhibition features heroes in the Japanese American communities, as well as local activists, who continue to fight for democracy and justice. Typically, one might …