Recreational Programs

 
 

ART SQUARED GALLERY

Greg Auerbach is a mixed-media artist working with a variety of materials and substrates from paper and canvas, to steel and concrete. From intricate stencil and collage to full scale fabrication, he actualizes fantastical, imaginative concepts into articulate and creative statements pieces.

His unique work has been shown throughout the United States, and sold around the world. He’s been commissioned by T-Mobile, MGM, Fox, The FIDF, The People For the American Way, The Aids Healthcare Foundation, Lucky Strike, Empire, Bernie Sanders, and others.

His latest work in 2019 explores love and loss in times of war, as well as a new series of large political sculptures.

Greg has had is work displayed in Variety Magazine Gift of the Year, Featured piece in Architectural Digest Oasis show in Miami Beach, Campaign artist for Bernie Sanders 2016, Most-visited sculpture at the 2018 LA Art Show. Other art work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, KCRW, NPR, Vanity Fair, LA Times, Washington Times and others. On TV on Fox’s ‘Empire’, ‘My Kitchen Rules’, as well as news coverage on every major news channel during the previous election. The artist is currently working on a project with a major sports league.

Greg has had over 50 shows in 8 years around the US. He has shown his work in corporate and private collections around the world.

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CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA

The Pershing Square children's play area is open 7 days a week with fun safe equipment. There are two playgrounds located on the south end of the park. Try out the Spider Man web climb or the giant swing. Younger children will also find fun activities in " Little Kids Play Area". The play area is a collaborative effort between the Recreation Department and the Pershing Square Park Advisory Board.

 

CHESS AREA

A Chess Terrace game area located on the north west corner of the venue is available with game pieces and chairs available for loan from the recreation office. Wi-Fi is available for free to the public.

 

FARMERS MARKET

The Farmers Market includes over 50 booths offering a variety of fresh, local produce, and food offerings every Wednesday from 7:00am to 2:00pm. Specialty items such as jewelry and clothing are also available for purchase. The market allows the community another opportunity to meet friends and neighbors at Pershing Square. It also extends a welcome atmosphere to our farming community in other parts of Los Angeles. For information on the Farmers market please contact Melissa Farwell (661)600-5382.

 

YOUTH PROGRAM

Pershing Square offers special event programs for children and their families in the down town Los Angeles area. Events are seasonal and include the Winter Holiday Festival, the Spring Extravaganza and the Summer Splash. All events are free to the public and include arts and crafts, kids entertainment, amusements, jumpers and other fun activities for children and their families. Youth event flyers are listed on the Pershing Square Event page.

 

YOGA

Pershing Square offers free yoga class every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00pm. The class is held inside the community room on the park level of the venue. Classes are open to both beginners and active class participants. Whether you're a few classes deep or just trying yoga for the first time this class is for you. No advance sign up necessary just come with a friend and relax. View flyer