Past Events

Friday, February 16, 2018 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Pressing On

“Pressing On: The Letterpress Film” is a documentary that beautifully captures the art and technology of the 500-year-old craft of letterpress that explores the question: why has letterpress survived?

Friday, January 26, 2018 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

This film goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals how places like this are more than a place to check out a book, but have evolved as a place of cultural exchange and learning. Free Fridays, no charge.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 | 11:00am
Free Family Day

Enjoy a fun filled day at the museum. Participate in unique, hands-on art projects; join special gallery tours for families; experience innovative youth music by Newport Mesa USD students; and dance performances by Compass Dance Company.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 11:00am - 4:00pm
Free Family Day

Participate in Towers, Mazes, and Mirrors, a series of multi-generational, creative-play environments using every-day materials to explore structure, space, and optics. Also includes are performances and interactive music workshops.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2:00pm
Opening Day Performance by Super Critical Mass

Experience Common Ground, a specially designed collaborative sound performance created by Super Critical Mass and a group of volunteers from across Southern California. This dynamic and playful composition used everyday materials and the museum floors as sonic elements. 

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