Programs

Upcoming

Children’s Workshop: Sculpting with Everyday Objects

Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 2:00pm–4:00pm

Inspired by Interstitial, join us in creating a sculpture using objects and materials from everyday life. Bring an object from home to incorporate into your artwork. This workshop begins with a family-friendly spotlight tour of Interstitial.

Drop-ins and all ages welcome! Caregivers must accompany children.

NO RSVP REQUIRED.
Free for PMCA members. Free with admission. Children 12 and under are always free!

Banner Image: Kristen Morgin, Hollywoodland [detail], 2013. Unfired clay, wood, cardboard, paint, ink, graphite, and marker. 52 1/2 x 105 x 25 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photo © Robert Wedemeyer; Featured Image: Photo © 2016 Eric Jensen

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PMCA 1234: Free Fourth Wednesday Wee-Read

Wednesday, June 28, 201710:30am–11:30am

Do a Double Take

Everyday objects? Look again! We see so many shapes every day, but what happens when we put these shapes together? After taking a peek at the sculptures in the Interstitial exhibition to spot hidden shapes, return to the Project Room to listen to stories about the things that shape and fill our world. Then shape individual creations—bend and fold simple strings, pipe cleaners, and pieces of paper, and watch new shapes emerge!

Wee Read: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires and So Many Circles, So Many Squares by Tana Hoban

Recommended for children ages 2-5. Caregivers must accompany children.
Museum open to Wee-Read participants only.

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Featured Image: Kristen Morgin, Hollywoodland [detail], 2013. Unfired clay, wood, cardboard, paint, ink, graphite, and marker. 52 1/2 x 105 x 25 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photo © Robert Wedemeyer

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PMCA 1234: First Free Friday

Friday, July 7, 201712:00pm–5:00pm

Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday!

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Banner Image: Joseph Kleitsch, Miss Ketchum [detail], c. 1918. Oil on canvas, 42 x 36 inches. Private Collection

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PMCA 1234: Second Saturday Spotlight Talk

Saturday, July 8, 20172:00pm

Spotlight Talks take place the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20–minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our Main Gallery exhibition The Golden Twenties: Portraits and Figure Paintings by Joseph Kleitsch.

This month’s focus: Red and Green (Mission San Juan Capistrano)

Joseph Kleitsch’s extended sketching tour of San Juan Capistrano resulted in many colorful sketches and paintings, including this one. Discuss Kleitsch’s use of color, light, and familiar characters as well as his many paintings of the mission and gardens.

Note: Spotlight Talks meet near the exhibition title wall.

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.
Free for PMCA members. Free with admission. Children 12 and under are always free!

Banner Image: Joseph Kleitsch, The Oriental Shop (or The Jade Shop) [detail], 1925. Oil on canvas, 32 x 26 inches. Private Collection, courtesy of The Irvine Museum; 

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PMCA 1234: Free Third Thursday Evening (& Then Some!)

Thursday, July 20, 20175:00pm–8:00pm

Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and a free program:

In Dialogue: Interstitial Artists • 6:45–7:45pm

Curator John David O’Brien and Interstitial artists Joel Otterson and Rebecca Ripple come together for a conversation about their works in the exhibition and how they relate to the concept of interstitial space. Q&A to follow.

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Joel Otterson, Bottoms Up #3 [detail], 2013. 75 vintage press glass and cut crystal goblets, steel, metal chain, copper wire, and electrical parts, 48 x 20 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles. Photo © 2016 Maloney Fine Art

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Children’s Workshop: Printmaking

Saturday, July 22, 20172:00pm–4:00pm

Inspired by the prints in Gustave Baumann in California, carve an eraser stamp, then use it to create a printed ink design. This workshop begins with a family-friendly spotlight tour of Gustave Baumann’s woodcut prints.

Drop-ins and all ages welcome! Caregivers must accompany children.

NO RSVP REQUIRED.
Free for PMCA members. Free with admission. Children 12 and under are always free!

Support for children’s educational programming is provided by a generous grant from the John and Beverly Stauffer Foundation.
Banner Image: Gustave Baumann, Sequoia Forest [detail], 1935; printed in 1960. Color woodcut, 1960 31-55, 12 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches. The Ann Baumann Trust, courtesy of The Annex Galleries; Featured Image: Photo © 2016 Eric Jensen

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PMCA 1234: Free Fourth Wednesday Wee-Read

Wednesday, July 26, 201710:30am–11:30am

Living in the Land

Get a lay of the land! First, take a look at all the different landscapes in Joseph Kleitsch’s paintings and Gustave Baumann’s prints. After listening to stories about traveling and searching in the Project Room, create new landscapes. Layer colored tissue paper to depict a foreground, middle ground, and background. Finally place familiar cutout characters and let them explore the newly created landscapes! 

Wee Read: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister and J. Alison James

Recommended for children ages 2-5. Caregivers must accompany children.
Museum open to Wee-Read participants only.

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Support for children’s educational programming is provided by a generous grant from the John and Beverly Stauffer Foundation.

Banner Image: Gustave Baumann, Sequoia Forest [detail], 1935; printed in 1960. Color woodcut, 1960 31-55, 12 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches. The Ann Baumann Trust, courtesy of The Annex Galleries; Featured Image: Photo © 2016 Don Milici

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Patterned Tote Workshop

Saturday, July 29, 20172:00pm–4:00pm

In this workshop with Erin Dollar, founder of Los Angeles-based Cotton & Flax, create unique block prints to stamp onto a cotton tote bag. Dollar provides instructions on carving and how to use color and repeating patterns to create fun and modern designs.  

Space is limited to 15 people, appropriate for ages 15 and up. $49; $39 for PMCA members. Register at bit.ly/pmcaworkshops.

 

 

Banner Image: Gustave Baumann, Sequoia Forest [detail], 1935; printed in 1960. Color woodcut, 1960 31-55, 12 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches. The Ann Baumann Trust, courtesy of The Annex Galleries; Images courtesy Erin Dollar, Cotton + Flax

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PMCA 1234: First Free Friday

Friday, August 4, 201712:00pm–5:00pm

Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday!

Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Banner Image: Joseph Kleitsch, Miss Ketchum [detail], c. 1918. Oil on canvas, 42 x 36 inches. Private Collection

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