Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR)
About the Programmer
FoLAR is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1986, whose mission is to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship.
About the Program
Friends of the Los Angeles River (FoLAR) will host The Los Angeles River: Connecting Water and Art, a series of four mobile community events. Programs will engage the public in discussions about the history and promise of rivers and art as tools of positive change in the LA River watershed. Events will include the LA River Rover, a mobile museum designed to give visitors an interactive experience of the LA River’s past, present, and potential future; screenings of the new LA River documentary A Concrete River; introductory workshops to watercolor painting; and presentations on the history of art along the LA River.