Arts & Culture Stories

Artists, galleries, and curators are finding unique ways to collect donations for Black Lives Matter, Minnesota Freedom Fund and other social justice groups.

KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event -  Shirley .

Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

Art Insider May 26: Artists band together to fight anti-Asian discrimination

Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed live magazine's first-ever online show — the    Spring Issue: At Home on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. PST .

KCRW presents Pop-Up Magazine: At Home

KCRW is proud to present Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed live magazine's first-ever online show — the   Spring Issue: At Home on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. PST .

Drive-by-Art comes to LA this weekend with over 120 works installed outdoors.

Art Insider May 19: Viewing art by car is becoming the new norm

Drive-by-Art comes to LA this weekend with over 120 works installed outdoors.

KCRW is pleased to partner with Neon to bring you the virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief.

KCRW Virtual Cinema: The Painter & The Thief

KCRW is pleased to partner with Neon to bring you the virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief.

Tips on sound design and home recording with KCRW producers.

Getting Good Tape From Home

Tips on sound design and home recording with KCRW producers.

The Dia:Beacon art foundation in upstate New York prepares to reopen, while one California gallery reopens without clearance.

Art Insider May 12: Galleries start to reopen, Frieze art fair goes digital

The Dia:Beacon art foundation in upstate New York prepares to reopen, while one California gallery reopens without clearance.

It’s our mission to keep you connected — to the world, your city, and to each other.

On behalf of all of us, thank you! You provided critical operating funds to KCRW and together we’ll send 130,000 meals to our food bank partners!

It’s our mission to keep you connected — to the world, your city, and to each other.

KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event -  Spaceship Earth .

KCRW Virtual Cinema: Spaceship Earth

KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event -  Spaceship Earth .

A new grant is raising funds for art workers who’ve been affected by COVID-19. A virtual gallery allows viewers to explore an offshore art island.

Art Insider May 5: Relief fund for arts workers, interactive virtual landscape, paper city to make at home

A new grant is raising funds for art workers who’ve been affected by COVID-19. A virtual gallery allows viewers to explore an offshore art island.

Sixty Los Angeles galleries are collaborating on a new digital sales platform. Artists donate their creations to benefit the Venice Family Clinic.

Art Insider April 28: Auction supports Venice Family Clinic, LA galleries band together

Sixty Los Angeles galleries are collaborating on a new digital sales platform. Artists donate their creations to benefit the Venice Family Clinic.

April marks the one year anniversary of our move into KCRW HQ!

These KCRW studio backgrounds will make your next video meeting much more interesting

April marks the one year anniversary of our move into KCRW HQ!

LA artist Rachel Mason has a new documentary on Netflix that looks at her parents’ gay porn shop, which was an important fixture for the LBGTQ+ community.

LA’s ‘Circus of Books’ porn shop comes to Netflix, LACMA demolition begins

LA artist Rachel Mason has a new documentary on Netflix that looks at her parents’ gay porn shop, which was an important fixture for the LBGTQ+ community.

Today we’re launching our  Mission Critical Fundraiser , because your support for KCRW right now is critical to our operation.

KCRW needs your help. Our Mission Critical Fundraiser helps support the station you love

Today we’re launching our Mission Critical Fundraiser , because your support for KCRW right now is critical to our operation.

Across the world, people are using whatever materials they can find at home to recreate renowned artworks.

Art Insider April 14: Recreating famous art at home, photo fundraiser for hospital supplies

Across the world, people are using whatever materials they can find at home to recreate renowned artworks.

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) furloughs more staff. The Getty announces $10 million to fund small and mid-sized arts organizations.

Art Insider April 7: MOCA furloughs, Getty’s $10 million arts funding, a virtual dance party

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) furloughs more staff. The Getty announces $10 million to fund small and mid-sized arts organizations.

A museum offers a virtual tour. More artists are doing interviews on Instagram. The stimulus bill addresses the arts. Plus, I offer another art project to do at home.

Art Insider March 31: Artist interviews on Instagram Live, virtual museum visits, what the stimulus bill means for artists

A museum offers a virtual tour. More artists are doing interviews on Instagram. The stimulus bill addresses the arts. Plus, I offer another art project to do at home.

For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

Art Insider March 24: More digital galleries and events, at-home telescope craft

For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

This week, a major art fair goes digital as widespread gallery closures affect our community.

Art Insider Mar. 17: Hong Kong art fair goes digital, Luchita Hurtado-inspired project to do at home

This week, a major art fair goes digital as widespread gallery closures affect our community.

This week, an artist gets her due at almost 100 years old, Craft Contemporary explores the body through clay, and Catherine Opie talks politics through landscapes of the American…

Art Insider Mar. 10: Luchita Hurtado, Catherine Opie, clay biennial

This week, an artist gets her due at almost 100 years old, Craft Contemporary explores the body through clay, and Catherine Opie talks politics through landscapes of the American…

A gallery reexhibits a pop-surrealist artist’s installation, an exhibition of historical artworks finds resonance in the present, and an artist stylizes childhood.

Art Insider Mar. 3: Surrealist wallpaper, connecting past and present, exploring childhood psyche

A gallery reexhibits a pop-surrealist artist’s installation, an exhibition of historical artworks finds resonance in the present, and an artist stylizes childhood.

This week, color plays a vital role in paintings, ikebana, and indigenous pigments.

Art Insider Feb. 25: Migrants in watercolor, an ikebana master, and bold portraits

This week, color plays a vital role in paintings, ikebana, and indigenous pigments.