Past Events

Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 2:00pm
Panel Discussion: History, Memory, and Preservation

Exhibition artists Michele Asselin, Beatriz Cortez, Ken Ehrlich, and Alex Slade discuss their thoughts on architecture and the built environment relative to ideas about history, memory, and preservation. Moderated by OCMA Senior Curator Cassandra Coblentz. Talk is included in regular admission.

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Dream Empire

This film explores the Chinese building bubble and the real estate industry—including the vast ghost towns that become dazzling metropolises on sales day as hired foreigners perform "international" acts—through its advertising, perception/deception, the concept of home, and the definition of ‘The Chinese Dream.”  Free Fridays, no charge. Food truck onsite. 

Friday, July 14, 2017 | 7:00pm
cinema orange | Frei Otto: Spanning the Future

A film about the life and works of Frei Otto told in his own words and by those he inspired. As an indepth look the rise of lightweight architecture and form finding, this film takes architecture fans on a journey through a history of architecture that inspires the world of tomorrow. Free Fridays; no charge.  Food truck onsite.

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.

Friday, June 9, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange: The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg

This documentary is a history of China's opening to the West, and of the West's embrace of Chinese contemporary art, through the eyes of Sigg and the dazzling array of contemporary Chinese artists and architects whose work he championed. Free Fridays; no charge.

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