Entertainment & Arts

SoCal museum listings, May 19-26: A Harry Fonseca exhibit at the Autry and more

2016_10_255: Harry Fonseca, Carmen—First Act, 2006. Acrylic on canvas. © 2016 Harry Fonseca Colle
Harry Fonseca’s 2006 painting “Carmen — First Act” is among the pieces on display in a survey of the artist’s work at the Autry Museum.
(Autry Museum)


Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca Paintings, sketches and lithographs by the late artist celebrate the wily trickster of Native American folklore. Autry Museum of the American West, Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A. Starts Sun.; ends Jan. 5. Closed Mon. $6-$14; children under 3, free. (323) 667-2000.

The Foundation of the Museum: MOCA’s Collection Exhibition revisits high points in the museum’s four-decade history. The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 N. Central Ave., Little Tokyo, downtown L.A. Opens Sun.; ends March 25. Closed Tue. $8-$15 (includes same-day admission to MOCA; jurors and children under 12, free; Thursdays after 5 p.m., free. (213) 626-6222.

Portfolio Series: Osmeivy Ortega Multimedia works by the Cuban artist. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Now on view; ends June 30. Closed Mon.-Tue. $7, $10; members, children under 12, free. (562) 437-1689.


At First Light: The Dawning of Asian Pacific America Multimedia exhibition charts the rise of racially and culturally sensitive representations of Asian Pacific Americans. Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave., Little Tokyo, downtown L.A. Opens Sat.; ends Oct. 20. Closed Mon. $6, $12; 5 and under, free. (213) 625-0414.