Sep 24 2010
home sweet home
home sweet home

Friday, September 24–Sunday, October 3

U.S. premiere!

“There is something rather thrilling about watching an entire city mushroom in a room almost overnight—particularly when you are building it yourself.”
—Lyn Gardner, The Guardian, U.K.

Dear friends,

When our colleague Jordan Peimer, Director of Public Programs at the Skirball, first experienced home sweet home at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, he was transfixed by this fascinatingly unique performance installation and how, in just a few days, a mini-city blossomed. The project explores many issues the Skirball cares about so deeply: the importance of community, creating a civil society, and ensuring that people of all ages and backgrounds can feel at home.

We’re now delighted to invite you to home sweet home at the Skirball. The wildly interactive community-building project, brought to you by the talented young British theater company Subject to_change, kicks off on Friday. The gallery is prepped: the Hollywood sign, Watts Towers, and Capitol Records building are all in place…waiting for YOU to purchase your property and start building a mini-L.A. You’ll decorate, meet the neighbors, petition the Town Council (if you wish!), and enjoy live D.J.s, including some favorites from KCRW!
See you here!

The Skirball Team

To learn more and make an appointment to meet with one of our real estate “brokers”,
click here

To see our Flickr album tracking the progress of the community as it is built, click here.

General information:

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049, (310) 440-4500
Exit 405 freeway at Skirball Ctr Dr. Free parking; or take Metro Rapid Bus 761

Museum and Audrey’s Museum Store hours:
Tuesday-Friday, 12:00-5:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Zeidler’s Café hours:
Tuesday–Saturday, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Zeidler’s Cart is open until 4:30 p.m. during Museum hours.


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