Photo by Quinn Dunziellas, Blythe Thomas

Today, contemporary art museum The Broad announced it will bring live programming back after a three-year hiatus. Live programming offered by the Los Angeles fixture will welcome a culturally diverse mix of performers throughout the museum and the adjacent East West Bank Plaza. Guests will also be able to enjoy after-hours access to the museum and special exhibitions.

The bulk of 2022 summer performances will showcase artists reflecting on the special exhibition This Is Not America’s Flag. The musical genres include pop, neo-Sufi Jazz minimalism, electronic music, hip hop and more, along with films – the series has been titled Now We’re Here. The Now We’re Here series will take place on June 18, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24. The first event will welcome rapper Niña Dioz, genre-bending singer Rubby, performance artist and filmmaker Xandra Ibarra and poet and healer Féi Hernandez. Aug. 27’s event will showcase producer HPRIZM aka HIGH PRIEST, spoken word poet Kelly Cabellero, rap and hip hop from Jessa Calderon and more. The final evening of Now We’re Here will feature Grammy-winning artist Arooj Aftab, rap with Felukah, experimental electronic performance with Haig Papazian a guided meditation / audiovisual work by Arshia Fatima Haq and more.

Additionally on July 21, in conjunction with the special exhibition Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, two-time Grammy-winning musician Thundercat will play a live set.

Learn more and find tickets to the upcoming events at The Broad here.