Past Events

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.

Friday, January 29, 2016 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Culture Night: Experimental Music

 In Conjunction with OCMA’s current exhibition, R. Luke DuBois: NOW, discover experimental contemporary music with cutting edge young composers and musicians from The Music Department at UC Irvine’s Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology program. 


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.

Friday, December 11, 2015 | 7:00pm
Cinema Orange Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Documentary film, directed by Stephanie Valloatto about twelve cartoonists around the world who risk their lives to defend democracy. Food truck onsite for dining options.