Past Events

Friday, February 27, 2015 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

In the DIY spirit of Riot Grrrl, OCMA offers a special screening of "Maker,” a feature-length documentary on the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the U.S. “Maker” looks into a new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together culture fueled by passion and powered by the advent of new technologies.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Evening for Educators

Join OCMA staff and your colleagues for a special educator preview of our spring exhibitions: Alien SheFred Tomaselli: The TimesSelections: Dieter Roth, and Misappropriations: New Acquisitions.  Inspired by these exhibitions, we will investigate the mechanisms of history and how they influence whose stories get told.

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Opening Day Celebration: Alien She, Fred Tomaselli, and Dieter Roth

Join us for the opening day celebration of OCMA’s new exhibitions! Hear from the curators and meet the artists. Learn new silkscreening techniques, play a tune, and build your identity at our drop-in workshops led by local Riot Grrrl Chapters; OC Rock N’ Roll Camp for Girls; and the LGBT Center OC. 

Friday, February 13, 2015 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
VIP & Members Opening Reception/Preview

Mingle with fellow OCMA members and enjoy an exclusive preview of the following exhibitions before they open to the publicAlien She | Fred Tomaselli: The Times | Selections: Dieter Roth's Piccadillies | Misappropriations: New Acquisitions . Music by Riot Grrrl DJ Emily Ryan. Free photo booth.

Monday, January 26, 2015 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

In recognition of OCMA’s much anticipated exhibit The Avant-Garde Collection and the centennial of the start of World War I, this fascinating series will examine the historic avant-garde and commemorate the “War to End All Wars,” deploying the conflict as a backdrop to the surprising resilience of artistic creativity during this dark time. The artists’ daunting struggle to innovate will be explored and the evolution of the avant-garde will be defined.