Flag by Andrea Arrubla

Temporary Allegiance: Open Call

Inaugural Flag: June 14th, 2017

Open Call: Ongoing

Knockdown Center re-launches Philip von Zweck’s project Temporary Allegiance, an ongoing open call for artist-made flags to be featured temporarily on our prominent 40 foot flagpole at the building’s entrance. Each flag will be on view for two weeks. Beyond guidelines listed, all flags submitted will be flown in the order they are received. Please see submission guidelines below. About …

“My Wall” Interactive Art Installation


This Fall, Knockdown Center presents “My Wall….,” an interactive immersive art installation produced by immigrant children and families in collaboration with the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services Arts and Literacy Program and artist Laura Paris. On the Fourth of July, we will unveil an interactive station in the form of a voting booth that visitors can use to contribute their own …


Every Saturday
May 27 – September 2, 2017


This summer, we’re teaming up with the best promoters, hosts, and DJs to bring you an outdoor party every weekend! Come get down in the Ruins and kick back with a frozen drink and your favorite acts. EVERY SATURDAY ALL SUMMER LONG Tickets Start At $15 In partnership with… LPR Presents, The Bunker, Mixpak, Armada Fania, Dévotion, Nubian Mafia and more Check back for …

“US” by BUFU

Every Friday in July


Every Friday in the month of July, Knockdown Center hosts BUFU as a part of “US,” a month of daily programming that focuses on gathering, sharing strategies, resources, skills between collectives and how to build through organizing, healing, nightlife, and art. The evenings will kick off with a youth and teen summit and a reading group that will deconstruct Adrienne Marie …

Lourdes Correa-Carlo: Intended Trajectories

Opening Reception:
Saturday June 10, 6 – 9pm

Artist-led tour: Saturday June 10, 6pm

Lourdes Correa-Carlo and Alan Ruiz in Conversation: Thursday July 13, 7:30pm

June 10 – July 16, 2017

For her solo exhibition at Knockdown Center, Lourdes Correa-Carlo has produced seven new works in dialogue with urban embodiment and the visual politics of city space. Through sculpture, drawing, photography, video, and installation, Intended Trajectories reflects the artist’s ongoing engagement with her material surroundings, as well as her interest in the relationship between the body and the built environment. While …


Saturday, July 15, 2017


Join us for a special *FREE* and family-friendly edition of OVERTIME! We’ll have activities, food, and music for all ages in our sunny backyard. We’re serving FREE hot dogs from 3-4pm and bringing out the ping-pong table, corn hole, and sidewalk chalk for a good time. Drop In Activities (3-9pm): Plaster Ice Cream Sculpture Workshop Fabric Painting Station Ping Pong …

Video Jam

Friday, July 21, 2017


Video Jam, a U.K. based experimental film/music collective comes to Knockdown Center! This event pairs musicians with film-makers to explore the dynamic between live sound and moving image, responding to the musical, cultural and artistic influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The program spans a variety of genres including essay film, live 16 mm film performance, archive footage, cartoons, animation, and more …