Past Events

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange: Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse is the first feature-length documentary about groundbreaking artist, Eva Hesse's life and work as one of America's foremost postwar artists who reached acclaim in the 1960s New York and Germany. This is a free film screening. Limited seating; reservations recommended.


Friday, February 26, 2016 | 5:00pm
Canvas of the Soul

Presented in partnership with MSA West, Canvas of the Soul offers visitors the opportunity to view the exhibition, Sandow Birk: American Qur'an, enjoy live traditional music, spoken word performances, and panel discussions. All for free.

Friday, February 12, 2016 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | Dark Progressivism

OCMA and the Newport Beach Film Festival present Sneak Peek screening of Dark Progressivism.

Los Angeles is recognized for its murals, graffiti, and tattoo art, all which originated in the street. As a result of long-term persistence, these art forms have worked their way into the global mainstream. Dark Progressivism is a documentary film that demonstrates the brutal and always beautiful tradition of these art forms, from the 1980s until the present. Food truck onsite for dining options. Free Fridays, no charge.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Museums Free-For-All

In collaboration with the region-wide SoCal Museums Free-For-All, enjoy free admission to OCMA all day, Saturday, January 30.

Friday, January 15, 2016 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange | A River Changes Course

Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at Sundance Film Festival, A River Changes Course tells the story of three families living in contemporary Cambodia as they face hard choices forced by rapid development and struggle to maintain their traditional ways of life as the modern world closes in around them. Presented in partnership with the Newport Beach Film Festival.