Above is a full recap of Pow! Wow! Antelope Valley and The New Vanguard II from leaders in Lancaster and the artists themselves, discussing the power of art and its ability to inspire and excite a community.
“…instead of a regulator, you become a facilitator” – Mark Bozigan, Lancaster City Manager
Pow! Wow! Antelope Valley was a weeklong mural festival that took place in Lancaster from October 14th through the 21st. International and local muralist adorned the walls of the city with fresh new art that engaged and excited the Antelope Valley community. Below is part two of a three-part visual recap showing the progress and development of the murals over the course of Pow! Wow!
Make sure to explore the city and check out all the murals and street art that is on view in conjunction with The New Vanguard IIshowing at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History now through December 30th.
Pow! Wow! Antelope Valley was a weeklong mural festival that took place in Lancaster, California from October 14th through the 21st. International and local muralist adorned the walls of the city with fresh new art that engaged and excited the Antelope Valley community. Below is part one of a three-part visual recap showing the progress and development of the murals over the course of Pow! Wow!.
Make sure to explore the city and check out all the murals and street art that is on view in conjunction with The New Vanguard II showing at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History now through December 30th.
This past week some seriously talented artists have descended upon the Antelope Valley for Pow! Wow! AV; transforming blank walls into works of art all leading up to the opening of The Vanguard II at the Lancaster MOAH.
Coming this weekend to the Antelope Valley, Thinkspace Gallery and the Lancaster Museum of Art and History present, ‘The New Vanguard.‘ Join us on Friday and/or Saturday for the opening receptions that will include live entertainment, refreshments, and the opportunity to say you saw it first.
VIP Preview Night: Friday, August 12th 6-10PM
Tickets to the VIP kickoff event are $45 per person and include:
-Opportunity to meet the artists of POW! WOW! Antelope Valley
-Two complimentary drinks & hors d’oeuvres
-Special previews of Made in America & The New Vanguard exhibitions
-Musical entertainment and dancing
-Proceeds from this event benefit the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation’s ongoing support for MOAH’s arts education programming.
Public Opening BLOCK PARTY: Saturday, August 134-8PM *Free and open to all including live music, food trucks, beer garden and view the completed murals from POW! WOW! AV
Murals and installations inside the museum from:
In the ‘Vault Gallery’: ‘Once An Astronaut‘ from Scott Listfield
‘The New Vanguard‘ in the ‘South Gallery’ – curated by Thinkspace:
Brian M. Viveros
Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker
Henrik Aa. Uldalen
Icy and Sot
Jana & JS
Jean Labourdette (aka Turf One)
Joel Daniel Phillips
Lunar New Year
Mark Dean Veca
Mark Warren Jacques
Ricky Lee Gordon
‘The New Vanguard‘ happening in tandem with the museum’s ‘MADE IN AMERICA’ exhibition + a special NASA-themed exhibition + a small collection of baseball-themed works from Raymond Pettibon + a quilt created in space by astronaut Karen Nyberg
Taking place in tandem with ‘POW! WOW! Antelope Valley‘ featuring murals from:
Mark Dean Veca
Painting will take place around the museum area from August 6th through August 14th for more information visit the POW! WOW! website.
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