The Agenda: Cindy Sherman, Heath Ceramics Launch, and Luxury Villas in Carmel ValleyAuthor:Allison McCarthy
Carmel Valley’s poshest resort is almost ready to unveil its new villas and suites, nestled among 26 rolling acres of organic gardens, orchards, and vineyards. Rustic ranch meets country chic in the 12 suites (each 1,050 square feet) and 2 villas (2,100 square feet). Each comes appointed with bonus powder room, wet bar, two fireplaces, and sleeper sofa. Master bathrooms feature freestanding copper soaking tubs and rain showers. The icing on the cake is the balcony or terrace with lounge chairs and private patio off the master bath with an outdoor shower. Start booking your anniversary celebration, special birthday, or big promotion now.
When: Accepting reservations for new suites and villas starting July 15, 2016
Where: 415 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley
The Broad’s inaugural special exhibit is a big one—for the first time in 19 years, artist Cindy Sherman will debut new work and site-specific murals in L.A. The more than 120 works on view will feature pieces never before seen in the city. The comprehensive survey draws mostly from the Broad’s own collection—which is the foremost holder of Sherman’s work in the world. Sherman’s body of work speaks to the film industry’s role in shaping identity and stereotypes and is especially statement making in the land of Hollywood celebrities. It’s a must-see if you’re in or around L.A.
When: Sat. 6/11–Sun. 10/2
Where: The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles
Beloved Heath Ceramics breaks its traditional mold with an expansion into housewares. First up is a bright and cheery wallpaper collaboration with Hygge & West consisting of four graphic, tile-inspired rolls. Then look for an exclusive collection of furniture by Jacob May featuring modern classics, like the Nomad dining table, all made by hand using domestically sourced materials in the company’s Oakland woodworking studio.
When: Mon. 6/13 and Thurs. 6/16, respectively
Where: 2900 18th St., San Francisco; 7525 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles; and online at heathceramics.com
This year, Mama Gallery plays host to the sixth annual Parachute Market in L.A.’s downtown arts district. The theme, Alone Together, highlights works exploring art and identity in the digital age. Music performances, dance parties, immersive installations, and wine tastings are all part of the experience curated by a team of creative women, including Coryander Friend, Jessica Hundley, Tasya Van Ree, and Petecia Fawnhawk.
When: Sat. 6/18–Sun. 6/19
Where: MAMA Gallery, 1242 Palmetto St., Los Angeles
San Francisco’s Family House recently unveiled its $42 million facility in Mission Bay and it’s a real looker. Just a few blocks away from UCSF’s Benioff Children’s Hospital, Family House serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects and interiors consultant Palmer Weiss, the 92,000-square-foot building is LEED Platinum Certified and outfitted with top-of-the-line materials, furniture, fixtures, and decor—much of which was donated by such companies as European Sleep Works, Pottery Barn Kids, and The Container Store.
Where: 540 Mission Bay Blvd. North, San Francisco
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