Building America’s Largest Art School
ProjectArt will hold its first Los Angeles benefit reception and exhibition at The Underground Museum on Friday, April 6.
The exhibition titled, “My Kid Could Do That” will be free and open to the public following the benefit reception, on April 7 and April 8.
Nearly 75 internationally renowned and emerging California artists including Doug Aitken, Lita Albuquerque, Charles Arnoldi and FriendsWithYou, among others, will come together for the benefit exhibition of their childhood works in support of ProjectArt’s mission to provide free year-round after-school art classes in public libraries for youth in LA’s underserved communities and beyond, building America’s largest art school – without owning a single building.
LA’s leading museum directors: Timothy Potts, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum; Ann Philbin, Director, The Hammer; Elsa Longhauser Director the ICA, Michael Govan, Director, LACMA; Allison Agsten, Director, The Main Museum and Philippe Vergne, Director, MOCA; and as well as art patrons, philanthropists and collectors have joined the benefit’s Host Committee and Advisory Council in support of ProjectArt’s mission.
A benefit reception featuring performances by five-time Grammy Award-winning DJ Mark Ronson, DJ Chocolcatebarbangs and the Youth Jazz Orchestra of the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center.
A dedicated ProjectArt shop at The Underground Museum will offer merchandise
featuring images from some of the students as well as rare print editions of a selection of the artists’ works in the exhibition.
A Paddle8 benefit auction for ProjectArt offering a selection of art experiences is now live at