Art Department Staff Exhibition: GHOST SHIFT Sep03

Art Department Staff Exhibition: GHOST SHIFT

This is the fifth exhibition showcasing the talents of the Department of Art’s support staff, who supervise the daily operations of the various genres as well as maintaining their own art practices. Their works are as diverse as their disciplines. Opening Reception: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 5 – 8 pm Exhibition Dates: Sept. 3 – 19 Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4:30 pm Price: Free More info… The New Wight Gallery is located in the Broad Art Center at UCLA. Parking is available in lot 3.

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres Sep13

Hammer Projects: Mar...

Performed by an actor whose delivery aims to embody the internal struggles of a faceless character, and filmed using a visual vocabulary inherited from professional keynote lectures, motivational speeches, and the now ubiquitous TED talk, Garcia Torres’s video speculates on Smithee’s fraught...

Hammer Projects: N. Dash Sep13

Hammer Projects: N. ...

N. Dash’s work in drawing, painting, and photography is rooted in a direct experimentation with materials. Organized by guest curator Corrina Peipon, Hammer Projects: N. Dash is the artist’s first one-person museum exhibition. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the...

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer Sep20

Chris Thile & E...

Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. 8 p.m. Royce Hall Price:  $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More info… Royce Hall is located in North Campus. Parking is available in...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra:  Beethoven 5 Sep21

Los Angeles Chamber ...

LACO has long called Royce Hall its home on the Westside and joins CAP UCLA as resident orchestra for the 2014-2015 season. Jeffrey Kahane, conductor Juho Pohjonen, piano CAMERON PATRICK LACO Commission SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian” BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67...

Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté and Rokia Traoré Sep26

Toumani & Sidik...

Toumani Diabaté, along side his son Sidiki, plays the kora, a 21-string harp unique to West Africa, and is responsible for bringing this instrument to audiences around the world. 8:00 p.m. Royce Hall Price: $29 – $59 ($15 UCLA students) More info… Royce Hall is located in North Campus....

HAMMER PROJECTS: YURI ANCARANI Sep27

HAMMER PROJECTS: YUR...

Join the Hammer in the presentation of yuri Ancarani’s first solo exhibition in the United States that will feature Ancarani’s recent trilogy of short films, each focusing on a specific aspect of labor. Hammer Projects is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Horace W....

Mandala of Compassion Sep28

Mandala of Compassion

This fall, the Hammer Museum welcomes the return of four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks—Venerable Gelong Kalsang Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Ngawang Thogmed, Lama Nawang Samten, and Lama RInji Tsewang—to create an elaborate sand mandala embodying compassion in the lobby gallery. Organized by Allison Agsten, curator of Public Engagement, with January Parkos Arnall, curatorial assistant, Public Engagement. More info…

New Wight Biennial: Compassion Fatigue Oct02

New Wight Biennial: ...

The UCLA New Wight Biennial, “Compassion Fatigue”, will present work from 17 international emerging artists using installation, performance, video, photography, and sound to enable intimate ways of viewing political crisis. Opening Reception: Thursday, Oct. 2, 5 – 8 pm Exhibition...

Rosanne Cash: The Ri...

Rosanne Cash showcases the release of her band’s new album “The River and the Thread.” Cash takes us on a poetic survey of the places and people of the south, featuring songs from her latest album accompanied by poignant visuals. Thursday, Oct. 2, 8 pm Price: $29 – $59 ($15...

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OBJECT MATTER Oct03

ROBERT HEINECKEN: OB...

Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) was a pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene, describing himself as a “para-photographer,” because his work stood “beside” or “beyond” traditional ideas associated with photography. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015 Museum Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday:...

JIM HODGES: GIVE MORE THAN YOU TAKE Oct03

JIM HODGES: GIVE MOR...

The first U.S. comprehensive survey on the work of the New York–based artist Jim Hodges brings together photography, drawing, works on paper, and objects rendered in mirror, lightbulbs, silk flowers, and glass alongside several major room-size installations. Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015...

Unity Club: Lecture by Adeline Drucker Oct06

Unity Club: Lecture ...

“Come learn about the virtual reality headset, Oculus rift and hear Adeline Ducker, DMA Alum, speak about her game, classroom Aquatic, world’s first stealth/trivia game for the Oculus Rift.” 6 PM Game Lab, Room 3252 Price: FREE More info… The UCLA Game Lab (Room 3252)...

En Garde Arts: Baset...

Adapted from the wildly popular Facebook page and website of photographs and videos taken in Afghanistan by embedded journalist Teru Kuwayama, Basetrack is a multidisciplinary work at the intersection of theater, music, new media, journalism and technology. Friday, Oct. 10, 8 pm Price: $19...

Michael Govan, DMA Lecture Series Oct14

Michael Govan, DMA L...

Michael Govan is the current director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Govan discusses his vision of LACMA’s new Art + Technology Lab. 6 PM EDA, room 1250 Price: FREE More info… The EDA (Room 1250) is located on the first floor of the Broad Art Center. Parking is available in...