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Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Friday, February 22, 2019

Please join us on Friday, February 22 for drinks and a curator's talk on Humor and Irony in Art. 

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Friday, March 1, 2019

Music at the Wende: MAYME A. CLAYTON LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Presets Kamau Daáood and A Band of Griots: "Through Walls of Thought and Feeling." 

Forums
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Sunday, March 3, 2019

From the 1960s to 1980s, a boom in modernist architecture in the Soviet Union was accompanied by one of the grandest public-art efforts the world has ever seen, with thousands of large-scale mosaics, murals, relief sculptures, and other forms of “monumental art” erected on civic buildings. Specially trained “monumentalists” were sent to the Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan to develop a local cadre of artists. Far from the watchful eyes of Moscow, they were able to create fascinating artworks with a touch of the avant-garde. Now, 27 years after the collapse of the USSR, Kazakhstanis are reckoning with a legacy that many associate with a troubled past, while others fight for its preservation.

Films
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Friday, March 8, 2019

Join us for a screening of the documentary film I Am Sun Mu, followed by a Q & A with the filmmaker Adam Sjöberg. 

Forums
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Friday, March 22, 2019

The historic memory of the Soviet Empire, its art and its heroes, ends with the generation born in the mid-1970s. Educated by a generation of teachers who established themselves in the Soviet system, the last generation of Soviet artists process the complex histories of their country. The artist Victoria Lomasko will

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Friday, April 5, 2019

Music at the Wende: PIANO SPHERES presents Vicki Ray: "21 Bricks." RSVPs open March 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. 

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Music at the Wende: SASSAS (Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound). RSVPs open April 6, 2019, at 10 a.m.

Exhibitions
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Sunday, October 20, 2019

Organized in collaboration with British-Slovenian media historian Sabina Mihelj and British cultural historian Susan Reid, this exhibition focuses on the impact of Cold War-era television programming in Eastern and Western Europe on private lives. 

Exhibitions
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Sunday, October 20, 2019

The exhibition Tito in Africa – Picturing Solidarity, previously displayed at the Museum of Yugoslavia in Belgrade and the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, documents the strong relationship between the Yugoslav state leader Josip Broz Tito (1892–1980) and African heads of state.