Past Events

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.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 2:00pm
Pivotal Artists in Conversation

Los Angeles artists Amanda Ross-Ho and Sean Duffy will discuss their work in the exhibition Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection and how it is reflective of their practice.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 10:00am
Classic Life Force Meditation: The Chi

Join meditation teacher Ross Stoutenborough for a 45-minute meditation focusing on Chi, a Chinese idea of energy or life force and the chakra or energy center that promotes health, wholeness, and vitality. 

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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