Upcoming Events

Campus-wide event

Join us to celebrate the cultural treasures of our Pico Neighborhood of Santa Monica with the launch of our interactive asset map website, exhibitions, art-making workshops, food trucks, open studios, live music by Flako, performances by Cabeza de Vaca Cultural Dance School, Community Corps Zumba group, The Laboratory for Embodied Intelligences, Santa Monica lowriders, and lots more.

Nina Waisman

Artists, scientists and microbes swapping skills across bodies
What can we learn from our highly successful microbial planet-mates, and can movement help us do that? Featuring Moh El-Naggar, the USC Robert D. Beyer Early Career Chair in Natural Sciences, working at the forefront of bacterial communication; Fathi Karouia, Senior Research Scientist at NASA, working with microbial behaviors on the space station, in our guts and elsewhere; Christina M. Ford, MD, whose practice focuses on Integrative Psychiatry & Wellness; Anuradha Vikram, Artist Director of 18th Street Arts, a writer, curator, educator, whose research focus is transnational futurism; LEI Founder and Artistic Director, Nina Waisman; and LEI Movement Expert Flora Wiegmann.

Sherin Guirguis

In conjunction with 18th Street’s Spring Pico Block Party, Sherin Guirguis will conduct an art-making workshop with members of the community and local artists. Through manipulating elements of the earth within the gallery space, participants will engage in conversation while creating collaborative sculpture. Family-friendly – kids welcome.

Interior view of “One I Call”

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