THE TORRANCE ART MUSEUM INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR LOOK, LISTEN, A DAY OF CULTURAL PROGRAMMING HELD AT THE MUSEUM. SATURDAY'S EVENTS RANGE FROM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO FILM TO ARTIST DISCUSSIONS AND LITERARY PERFORMANCES. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
11:30 AM TO 1:00 PM; MUSEUM LIBRARY
ANNUAL TORRANCE ART MUSEUM ADVOCATES MEETING
TAMA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group whose mission is to advocate for the museum and its projects. TAMA supports the museum both monetarily and logistically with fundraising and strategic support. The annual meeting is open to members and prospective members, and it includes, forTAMA members, a private tour of the current exhibitions with the museum's director and head curator, Max Presneill.
1:30 PM TO 3:00 PM; GALLERY ONE
A DEEPER DIVE: A PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO IN SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR SOCIAL MEDIA DESIGNED FOR ARTISTS
Join Roni Ramos, professional photographer and founder of Harmony 3 Productions, in a workshop designed to help train artists use photography and video to showcase and market their art practices. Building upon the practices discussed at her last workshop at TAM, Roni will share the techniques and training to photograph and video art works in order to best share them in digital spaces.
2:00 PM TO 3:30 PM; GALLERY TWO
WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS - PANEL DISCUSSION
Join artist and curator Carl Berg for a conversation with Gerald Casale (founding member of Devo), Kristine McKenna (journalist, critic and curator) and Max Presneill (curator and artist) covering music, visual art and Carl Berg's current exhibition at TAM.
5:00 PM TO 9:00 PM; GALLERY TWO
EPFC FILMMOBILE PRESENTS A NIGHT OF CITY SYMPHONY FILMS
For the past 6 years, staff members of Echo Park Film Center have been traveling the world and making City Symphony with diverse communities. These are films without scripts, actors or sets. Filming locations are selected by the participants who focus their lens on the people, places and objects they feel represent the heart and soul of their communities: iconic architecture and intimate rooms, momentous gatherings and quiet moments, landmarks and forgotten corners.
6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM; GALLERY ONE
7X7LA: A LITERARY AND VISUAL NIGHT
In the course of this exciting multimedia reading event at TAM, several authors and artists featured in the magazine will share their hybrid work with the public. This event features Marie Chambers reading from her collaboration with France-based artist Daniela Bershan; Sean Bernard will read his story in collaboration with Los Angeles illustrator and artist Gabrielle Rosenstein; artist Amanda Katz will read her poems from her collaboration with artist Renee Petropoulos; and founding editors Amy Bonnaffons and Axel Wilhite will share their own 7x7 collaboration.