Baroque animation: A look at early animation, as a 12-foot, 18th century drawing is lighted from behind and cranked through a viewing box. The translucent drawing is displayed with other watercolors and paintings from the same period from May 14 to 28 at the Getty Center. Information: (310) 440-7300.
Striking photos: The life and times of Cesar E. Chavez is celebrated through a collection of photographs of the United Farm Workers and the American Civil Rights Movement. Through Aug. 18 at the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture in downtown Los Angeles. Information: (213) 626-7600.
Silent tribute: Legendary organist Stan Kann accompanies the 1928 King Vidor classic silent film "Show People," starring Marion Davies and William Haines, May 9 at UCLA's Royce Hall. Information: (310) 825-2101.
Modern art: The Los Angeles Conservancy's L.A. Modernism show features furniture and fine and decorative art spotlighting Bauhaus, Art Nouveau and Pop Art. May 13 to 14 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Information: (310) 455-2886.
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