Filipino California

Forest Lawn Museum is proud to present Filipino California: Art and the Filipino Diaspora. The exhibition showcases the work of seven contemporary artists working across styles and formats, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, conceptual art, and more. The artists in the exhibit—Eliseo Art Silva, Allison Hueman, Anthony Francisco, Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza, Christine Morla, Maria Villote, and Junn Roca—directly and indirectly address issues related to Filipino culture and the Filipino-American experience.


Filipino California: Art and the Filipino Diaspora is on view from April 20-September 8, 2024.



Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, April 20 from 5-7 PM at Forest Lawn Museum. The FREE event will feature live music by Gingee, a Filipino-American DJ, producer, percussionist, and vocalist. The event will also include complimentary Filipino food and drinks from HiFi Kitchen. Click HERE to RSVP by April 15.


If you have questions, please email or call 323-340-4782.


Forest Lawn Museum is located at 1712 S. Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205. Enter the main gate and proceed up the hill. Follow signs to the museum, which is located at the top of the hill. Admission and parking are free.


Eliseo Art Silva, Inang Kayumanggi ng California (The Brown Madonna of California), 2022. Acrylic on canvas, 25 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist.


Allison Hueman, The Mystery of Life, 2024. Acrylic, wax, and spray paint on canvas, 96 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the artist.


Anthony Francisco, Creature Chronicles: Zarah Meets the Atrivians, 2022. Archival pigment print of digital painting, 30 x 14 inches. Courtesy of the artist.


Special thanks to FilAm Arts a community partner of Forest Lawn Museum.