Museum of Social Justice Exhibitions


Hugo Crosthwaite: In Memoriam Los Angeles                     (September 6, 2017 – February 25, 2018)

Artist Hugo Crosthwaite will produce a new mural at the Museum of Social Justice while visitors watch.  The mural will wrap the gallery walls and will only be complete for a matter of weeks before the artist paints it out, bit by bit, during museum hours. This mural as performance is part of a series of murals he calls In Memorium which the artist has been painting at sites in the US and abroad. Visitors are invited to speak with him, ask questions, or just watch while he is working.


Goodwill: Its Founding and History in Southern California  (March 2018 – April 2018)

One of Us: Homelessness in Los Angeles, a Photographic Exhibition by David Blumenkrantz                                                          (April 2018 – August 2018)

One of Us provides an intimate look at individuals experiencing homelessness through their own stories, allowing patrons to develop a personal connection that challenges their perception of homelessness and gain insight into the lives of homeless people.  The exhibition will highlight the criminalization of homelessness, exposing the larger social/structural complexities of addressing homelessness in a more effective manner. One of Us is an exhibition designed to incite action by the Museum’s patrons, promoting change in the way homelessness is dealt with in their communities.


Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio
(February 6, 2017 – August 27, 2017)

Con Safos Magazine was a leading Chicano literary journal that emerged in the late 1960’s to the 1970’s in the East Los Angeles Barrio. Con Safos Magazine offered a Chicano first voice to address and document “El Movimiento.”

Goodwill: Its Founding and History in Southern California
(August 4th, 2016-January 14th, 2017)

The Goodwill exhibit presents the inception of Goodwill industries in 1918 and how it has contributed social services to the community of Los Angeles.

African American Civil Rights Movement in L.A.                      (October 17, 2015-July 23,2016)

The community of Los Angeles became involved with the Civil Rights Movement in 1956 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph David Abernathy traveled to L.A. during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Civil Rights Exhibition premiering at the Museum of Social Justice will introduce you to many of the dedicated artists, women and men who fought for Freedom, Justice and Equality in America.

Exodus                                                                                                 (September 2014-September 25, 2015)

Exodus is a photographic exhibition of the work of Julian Cardona that documents the forced modern-day exodus of people from Mexico to the United States. The exhibit covers Cardona’s work between 1997-2008.


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