Past Events

Friday, March 13, 2015 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Nearly 25 years after the seminal panel on the F Word at CMJ, join the original moderator Evelyn McDonnell and original participants Tracie Morris and Alice Armendariz aka "Alice Bag" reawaken the memory of Riot Grrrl and explore how our relationship to the F Word (feminism) has shifted.  

Friday, November 21, 2014 | 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Pop-Up Installation at CANVAS Costa Mesa

Spanned across Randolph Avenue and Bristol Street, the inaugural CANVAS Costa Mesa event will include a lively evening of exhibitions, live painting, arts related activities, shopping, eating and drinking. OCMA will be hosting a one-night-only satellite installation inspired by its current exhibition, The Avant-Garde Collection.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6:00pm
Life in Pictures with Don Ed Hardy

Trained as a printmaker, Corona Del Mar native Don Ed Hardy will discuss his artistic development and how he found success as a pioneer of tattoo art. In addition to his well known eponymous apparel brand, he has exhibited paintings, drawings, and prints world wide. 

Friday, September 26, 2014 | 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Contemporaries’ Avant-Garde Bash

Join OCMA Contemporaries as they celebrate their one-year anniversary in the spirit of Avant-Garde! Enjoy delicious food, a hosted bar with signature “Contemporary” cocktails, music by DJ Whitney Fierce, and a performance by artist Kenny Scharf.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Third Thursdays: A Conversation with Peter Sarkisian

Hear directly from exhibition artist Peter Sarkisian in conversation with Chief Curator Dan Cameron.