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Rick Castro Forever

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - November 30 @ 6:00 pm


RICK CASTRO FOREVER: Photographic Retrospective of Life & Death
Exhibition from renowned photographer and Los Angeles native, Rick Castro in the historic Columbarium.

Starting on October 6th running through November 30th, the exhibition at Hollywood Forever will display 87 of Rick Castro’s most captivating photographs from 1986 through 2022, curated by Hollywood Forever’s President Tyler Cassity.

The 87 works feature mask wearing as well as portraits of different figures related to Hollywood Forever (including trans residents – The Goddess Bunny AKA Sandi Crisp and Holly Woodlawn, images from Hollywood Cemetery circa 1990, Gore Vidal, (is not a resident) as well as intimate photographic portraits of Rick’s family members over time.

The free and open to the public exhibition will reflect themes of love, melancholy, meditation and remembrance with inclusions of masks images as an offering for Día de Los Muertos.



October 5~ opening reception~ 4~7pm
(a~cappella performances by Edward Salm)

October 13~ Clifton Webb death day ~ 11am~2pm
(Hollywood Forever resident, public walk through with Rick)

October 17~ Post Yoga walk thru ~ 10:30am~1pm
(right after Tyler Tuesday)

October 21~ artist chat/ Q&A ~ 4pm~6pm
(informal lecture in the foyer, followed by viewing)

October 26~ Holly Woodlawn’s birthday ~ Tea salon~ 3pm~6pm
(Hollywood Forever resident ~ intimate tea salon in foyer ~ rsvps requested)

October 28~ Noche de Los Muertos ~ 5pm~12am
(open for the evening)

October 31~ All Hallows Eve Forever ~ 5pm~7pm
(Costumes encouraged – special programming to be announced)

November 2~ Dia de Los Muertos Para Siempre ~ 5pm~7pm
(open for the evening)

November 4~ Pywackett’s (Rick Castros cat) death day ~ 3~5pm

November 6~ Rozz Williams birthday ~ 4~6pm
(Columbarium resident)

November 11th~ artist walk through ~ 12pm~3pm
(public walk through with Rick)

November 30th~ Oscar Wilde Forever ~ 3pm~6pm ~ closing party
(Tea salon in the foyer~ readings & performances in observance of Oscar Wilde’s death day – rsvps requested)


October 5 @ 4:00 pm
November 30 @ 6:00 pm


Hollywood Forever
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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