Past Events

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.

Friday, December 8, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Harry Seidler: Modernist

Harry Seidler: Modernist is an exhilarating ride through the life and work of Australia's most controversial architect.Sixty years of work is showcased through sumptuous photography and interviews with leading architects from around the world.  2016, 58 minutes. 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.

Friday, November 10, 2017 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World

Barry Avrich's documentary peels back the layers of the art world economy and the prominent players involved, , and collides the two narratives of the art world as both above and beholden to market forces. Includes candid statements from artists like Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel, Taryn Simon, and Marina Abramovic. 2017; 84 minutes.  Free Fridays, no charge.

Friday, October 20, 2017 | 7:00pm
Buddhism in Modern China: A Century of Transformation

Social historian Rangdao Lai presents a lecture on the intersection between modernity and Buddhist culture in China over the last century. Rongdao Lai is an assistant professor at USC and holds a Ph.D. in East Asian Religions. Free Fridays, no charge.

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