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PMCA 1234: Free First Friday

Friday, December 1, 2017 | 12:00pm–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: Nelson Ponce Sánchez, La Naranja Mecanica/A Clockwork Orange [detail], 2009. Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics

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In Dialogue: Liturgical Art for This Age

Saturday, December 2, 20172:00pm

What is the contemporary role of liturgical art? With E. Charlton Fortune’s work as backdrop in our Main Gallery exhibition E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit, Fuller Theological Seminary scholars and Southern Californian artists discuss the current creative processes involved in spiritual practices.

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

Banner Image: Charlton Fortune, Silver Morning, St. Tropez [detail], c. 1924–27. Oil on board, 12 5/8 x 15 1/2 inches. Monterey Museum of Art. Gift of Mrs. Evelyn Wolfson from the Dr. Mast Wolfson Collection, 1991.176; Featured Image: Installation view, E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit, August 20, 2017–January 7, 2018, Pasadena Museum of California Art, photo © 2017 Don Milici

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PMCA 1234: Second Saturday Artist Talk & Demo

Saturday, December 9, 20172:00pm

Spotlight Talks take place on the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm.

Meet in the Project Room for this special extended Second Saturday with the exhibition artist. Native Angeleno and one of the country’s foremost reduction linocut artists Dave Lefner discusses the art in his exhibition LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner and demonstrates the exacting process of reduction linocut printing.

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

Banner Image: Dave Lefner, The Orpheum Theatre [detail], 2008. (Triptych) Reduction linocut in seven colors, edition of 5, 26 x 62 inches. Courtesy of Peter Debruge; Featured Image: Installation view, LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner, August 20, 2017–January 7, 2018, Pasadena Museum of California Art, photo © 2017 Don Milici

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Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, December 16, 20171:00pm–5:00pm

Join Boyle Heights native, artist, and community organizer Ernesto Vazquez for an in-depth printmaking workshop. Create a 5 x 7-inch linocut relief and prints to take home.  

Space is limited to 15 people. Appropriate for ages 15 and up.
$45; $35 for PMCA members. Register at bit.ly/pmcaworkshops.

Banner Image: Nelson Ponce Sánchez, La Naranja Mecanica/A Clockwork Orange [detail], 2009. Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics; Featured Image: Photo © 2017 Leah Clancy 

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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Pasadena/San Marino Regional Day

Sunday, December 17, 201712:00pm–5:00pm

Enjoy free admission at the PMCA and visit other PST: LA/LA cultural institutions (Amory Center for the Arts; The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens; and USC Pacific Asia Museum) for this regional celebration of Latin American and Latino art in the dialogue with Los Angeles.

Please check other institutions’ websites for additional information.

NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Banner Image: Nelson Ponce Sánchez, La Naranja Mecanica/A Clockwork Orange [detail], 2009. Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics; Featured Image: René Azcuy, ¿Que Paso Con Baby Jane?/Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? [detail], 1976. Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches. Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics

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

Thursday, December 21, 20175:00pm–8:00pm

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

Holiday Cheer • 6:00pm

Enjoy a free holiday concert amidst art in the Main Gallery exhibition E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit with vocalists and musicians from Fuller Theological Seminary, and sing along to classic Christmas carols.

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

Banner Image: E. Charlton Fortune, Edinburgh Castle [detail], c. 1921. Oil on panel, 12 7/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Collection of Harry Parashis

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PMCA 1234: Free First Friday

Friday, January 5, 201812:00pm–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: E. Charlton Fortune, Edinburgh Castle [detail], c. 1921. Oil on panel, 12 7/8 x 16 1/8 inches. Collection of Harry Parashis

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Block Printing Workshop

Saturday, January 6, 20182:00pm–4:00pm

Join LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner artist Dave Lefner for a relief printmaking workshop. Carve a “soft-kut” block (6 x 9 inches) and run it through a press. Take home the resulting single-color, water-based ink print and a new skill. Please bring a simple image or design for inspiration.

Space is limited to 15 people. Appropriate for ages 15 and up.
$35; $25 for PMCA members. Register at bit.ly/pmcaworkshops.

Banner Image: Dave Lefner, The Orpheum Theatre [detail], 2008. (Triptych) Reduction linocut in seven colors, edition of 5, 26 x 62 inches. Courtesy of Peter Debruge; Featured Image: courtesy of the artist.

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