Programs

Upcoming

PMCA 1234: Free Third Thursday

Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 5:00pm–9:00pm

Big Birth Junkie · Program 7:00pm-8:30pm

Elizabeth Bachner hosts a live recording of her podcast Big Birth Junkie in relation to Judy Chicago’s Birth Project: Born Again as she discusses with guests the shared intergenerational knowledge and experiences of birthing and motherhood.

Followed by a reception courtesy of Lagunitas Brewing Company. Presented in conjunction with GraceFull Birthing.

This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.

Banner Image: Judy Chicago, Birth Trinity NP, 1983. Needlepoint, 51 x 130½ inches. Needlepoint by the “Teaneck Seven:”  Susan Bloomenstein, Elizabeth Colten, Karen Fogel, Helene Hirmes, Bernice Levitt, Linda Rothenberg, and Miriam Vogelman, Courtesy of the Artist, Through the Flower, and Salon 94, New York  

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PMCA 1234: Fourth Wednesday Wee Read

Wednesday, September 26, 201810:30am–11:30am

Born This Way

After a mini gallery tour of Judy Chicago’s Birth Project: Born Again, trace your body’s outline and decorate your self-portrait with all that makes you special, inside and out. Presented in partnership with GraceFull Birthing Center.

Wee Read: Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt, Selina Alko, and Sean Quails, and What Makes a Baby? by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth

 

This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming.
Recommended for children ages 2-5. Caregivers must accompany children.
Museum open early for Wee-Read participants only.

Banner Image: Judy Chicago, Birth Trinity NP, 1983. Needlepoint, 51 x 130½ inches. Needlepoint by the “Teaneck Seven:”  Susan Bloomenstein, Elizabeth Colten, Karen Fogel, Helene Hirmes, Bernice Levitt, Linda Rothenberg, and Miriam Vogelman, Courtesy of the Artist, Through the Flower, and Salon 94, New York  


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PMCA 1234: Free First Friday

Friday, October 5, 201812:00pm–5:00pm

Enjoy free admission all day long!

 

Banner Image: Photo © 2004 Ryan Miller

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CELEBRATING CREATIVE CALIFORNIA- Closing Weekend: Saturday

Saturday, October 6, 201812:00pm–5:00pm

Throughout the final weekend of the Summer 2018 exhibition season, celebrate the creative history of California and add to its vibrance through complimentary exhibition tours, discussions, and art activities for all ages.

Wisdom Arts Lab joins in to erect a temporary Tiny Town installation. Make you own small structure to reflect how every Californian contributes to their community.

Program · 2:00pm

Join Bridget R. Cooks, Ph.D., curator of Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California as she leads a discussion with art historian Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins, Ph.D., on the life and work of this groundbreaking artist. Co-sponsored by the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art and the Department of African American Studies, UC Irvine.

 

All programs and activities during Celebrating Creative California Weekend are free with admission.

Banner Image: Grafton Tyler Brown, Grand Canyon and Falls, 1887. Oil on canvas. 30 x 20 inches. Courtesy of the Melvin Holmes Collection of African American Art. Photo © John Wilson White Studio

 

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CELEBRATING CREATIVE CALIFORNIA- Closing Weekend: Sunday

Sunday, October 7, 201812:00pm–5:00pm

Throughout the final weekend of the Summer 2018 exhibition season, celebrate the creative history of California and add to its vibrance through complimentary exhibition tours, discussions, and art activities for all ages.

Wisdom Arts Lab joins in to erect a temporary Tiny Town installation. Make you own small structure to reflect how every Californian contributes to their community.

Program · 2:00pm

Brody Albert leads a tour through his exhibition, Brody Albert: Strata to provide insight into his practice.

 

All programs and activities during Celebrating Creative California Weekend are free with admission.

Banner Image: Brody Albert, Entrance to the 110 Tunnel Underpass, 2018. Digital print. Image courtesy of Jason Gowans

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