For March’s GMD Los Angeles Tour, we’re heading to visit the brand new Marciano Art Foundation (MAF) to tour Olafur Eliasson: Reality Projector and Albert Oehlen/Peppi Bottrop: Line Packers exhibitions.
MAF was established by Maurice and Paul Marciano, founders of GUESS? the lifestyle brand, to hold and grand public access to the art collection they have collected over years their GUESS? lifestyle brand as growth. In addition, the present a rotating and thematic exhibitions which Olafur Eliasson: Reality Projector and Albert Oehlen/Peppi Bottrop: Line Packers exhibitions are part of. We will meet at MAF’s courtyard (please review map). This month’s special guest is Evelyn Evelyn Escobar-Thomas, lifestyle blogger of EveMeetsWest, where to talks about all things related to sneakers, streetwear culture, life, and self-love. First 5 to arrive will get a GMD Official Button!
This month's tour requires a pay admission fee of $8. Register via Eventbrite. Please note that all sales are final, there will be no refunds. Sorry gurls.
Evelynn Escobar-Thomas of EveMeetsWest is an LA-based lifestyle blogger, social media marketer, and content creator. A Virginia native, she has expanded her reach from coast to coast to across international seas. Her blog focuses on life, style experiences, and empowering women to live their lives comfortably. She has been recognized as one of Hypebae's favorite Instagram accounts and has been featured by Who What Wear, Finish Line, Nice Kicks, Champs Sports + more.
11:00 – 11:15 pm Meet ’n Greet
We’ll meet at MAF’s sculpture garden outside of main entrance on Lucerne Blvd. Please arrive on time since we have only 15 minutes before exploring the exhibition. Find GMD’s founder Diane Lindquist waiting to meet y'all. There you will briefly introduce yourself, describe what you are passionate about, and your current art obsession before we proceed inside the museum. Once inside, we will be greeted by MAF’s curators and briefly inform us about the MAF’s conduct and introduce the exhibitions we will be visiting.
11:30 – 1:50 pm Exhibition Exploration
We will be exploring:
Olafur Eliasson: Reality Projector
Albert Oehlen/Peppi Bottrop: Line Packers
The Permanent Collection
This is also the moment we’ll hit Instagram mode and take those perfect insta shots and selfies! GMD Founder is an expert Instagrammer, feel free to ask her to take a picture! First 5 to arrive will get a GMD Official Button! #GURLMusuemDay, official hashtag.
1:50 – 2:00 pm Announcements
At this time we will briefly have announcements of upcoming gatherings and walk towards the gift shop for those who want to visit it.
2:00 – 2:30 pm MAF Cafe (optional)
It’s totally optional but MAF has a cafe that those who want to stay a little longer can join GMD’s founder for some late lunch and chit-chat.
There is free parking available in the lot directly behind the Foundation, accessible off of Lucerne. The parking gate will be open 15 minutes before 11 am.