ART June 1-30: "DownArt: A Celebration of City Life." Gallery at the Metropolitan Apartments. July 18: "In Search of a Black Middle Class." Museum of African American Art. Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies Annual Exhibition." Santa Monica Museum of Art. Aug. 8: "Alone in a Crowd: Prints by African-American Artists of the 1930s-'40s From the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams" and "New California Video." Long Beach Museum of Art. Great Dates" and "Small Histories." Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum. Annual Open Studios Tour. LACE. Artists Beyond Disabilities 1993." Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena. July 4: "Textile Exhibitions at the Fowler: Past and Future." Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA. Aug. 15: "The Ancient Americas: Art From Sacred Landscapes." Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Sept. 12: "Thinking Is Form: The Drawings of Joseph Beuys." Museum of Contemporary Art. The new Times Mirror Hall of Native American Cultures. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Exposition Park. Aug. 15: "Being and Becoming: Photographs by Edmund Teske." J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu. Aug. 22: "Jacob Lawrence: The Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series of Narrative Paintings." Los Angeles County Museum of Art. July 18: Sandra Rowe's "The Invisible Woman." Santa Monica Museum of Art. Chalk on the Walk." Pasadena City Hall Plaza. Aug. 8: "Men of the Rebellion: The Eight and Their Associates at the Phillips Collection." Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Westwood. Aug. 15: "Paul Conrad: 30 Years on the Front Line." Fullerton Museum Center. Sept. 9: "The Wild West: Photographs by David Levinthal." Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum, Griffith Park. Oct. 3: "The William S. Paley Collection." San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park. Aug. 29: Mark Tansey retrospective. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Aug. 21: "Telling Tales: Nineteenth-Century Narrative Painting From the Collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts." Art Center's Williamson Gallery, Pasadena. Aug. 15: Robert Irwin retrospective. Museum of Contemporary Art. Aug.20: An exhibit of ceramics, tiles, drawings and paintings by Beatrice Wood. Severin Wunderman Museum, Irvine. Aug. 1: "Gus Foster: The Tokaido Road," photographs. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center. Sept. 5: Documentary photographer Werner Bischof (1916-1954). Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Aug. 29: "Pasadena: A Photographic Exploration." Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena. Sept. 26: "The Lure of the Water: Impressionists at the Seashore." Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena. Aug. 27: "New Acquisitions." Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum. Summerfest." L.A. Art Galleries. Sept. 5: "Roy Dowell: Collages" and "Patrick Tosani: Photographer." Santa Monica Museum of Art. Aug. 28: "Year of Rebellion: French Posters," "Michele Blondel," "Tina Hulett." Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum. Aug. 29: "Artist Guild Open Juried Exhibition." San Diego Museum of Art, Balboa Park. Sept. 10: "Terry Allen: Youth in Asia" and "Jean-Michel Basquiat." Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach. Sept. 30: "Permanent Collection." Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Aug. 22: "1993 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition." Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park; Junior Arts Center Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park; William Grant Still Arts Center; Watts Towers Arts Center; Artspace Gallery, Woodland Hills (July 27-Aug. 28); McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga. Jan. 9: "Seascape/Cityscape: The Art of Lyonel Feininger." Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena. Nov. 7: "Custom Culture: Von Dutch, Ed (Big Daddy) Roth, Robert Williams and Others." Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach; LAM Satellite, Costa Mesa. July 17-Aug. 22: "Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1960 to the Present, Part II." Lannan Foundation, Marina del Rey. July 17-Sept. 12: "The News in Pictures: A Century of Images from the Press-Enterprise." California Museum of Photography, Riverside. July 18-Sept. 19: "Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers." Southwest Museum, Highland Park. July 20-Oct. 10: "Early Medieval and Romanesque Manuscripts." J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu. July 22-Sept. 19: "Visions of Antiquity: Neoclassical Figure Drawing." Los Angeles County Museum of Art. July 24-Oct. 12: "Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton." California Afro-American Museum, Exposition Park. July 27-Oct. 10: "North Italian Drawings of the 15th Through 17th Centuries." J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu. July 31-Oct. 17: "From Picasso to Christo: Selections From the Permanent Collection." Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Aug. 7-Oct. 3: "20th Century Japanese Prints." Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Aug. 14-Oct. 20: "Bill Viola: Slowly Turning Narrative" and "Francesc Torres." MCA Downtown, San Diego. Aug. 21-April 30: "John Outterbridge: Keeper of the Tradition." California Afro-American Museum, Exposition Park. Aug. 24-Oct. 10: "Women on the Edge: Twenty Photographers in Europe, 1919-1939." J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu. Nov. 14: "Diaries," "Stephanie Wilde: Art in the Age of the Plague," "Above and Beyond the Sofa: Gifts From the Community." Long Beach Museum of Art.