Lecture: 101 Paintings For Your Bucket List Part 4

Robin Douglas reviews how art reflects global humanity,  inner and outer landscapes, and the need to advance creative expression with the likes of Basquiat, El Anatsui, Hirst, and Koons. More seats have been added for this popular event. To ensure availability, get your tickets in advance.

Lecture: 101 Paintings For Your Bucket List Part 3

Robin Douglas explores a blend of truth, psychology, and science exhibited in paintings by Delacroix, Gauguin, Kahlo, Mondrian, Rivera, Dali, Picasso, Matta, Rothko, Holzer, and Hockney. More seats have been added for this popular event. Online ticketing is closed. To ensure availability, get your tickets in advance by calling (760) 435-3721.

Camp Open House

Bring the kids to get a taste of what’s planned for Spring and Summer Art Camps. Sample art projects, meet our new education director, and explore the exhibitions for free. Plus, register for one or more weeks of camp during this special event and save $50 on each session. If you join OMA at the Dual/Family level or higher during the Camp Open House, not only will you save on camp, you’ll also get a fun Blue Q bag as a gift.

First Friday Art Walk: Post Apocalypse Shoe Fetish

As part of the Big Read, stop at OMA during Art Walk to be inspired by Station Eleven. Bring your own shoes and use beads, baubles, bows, and a bit of the unexpected to transform your footwear into museum artifacts. Donation appreciated in lieu of admission.

Emily St. John Mandel Discussion And Book Signing

As part of the Big Read, the audience at this event at Star Theatre will be transported into Mandel’s novel Station Eleven as she discusses the end of the world, the history of pandemics, and the impact of the plague on Shakespeare’s life and work. The event will include a book signing. Click here to RSVP as space is limited.

Panel Discussion: Station Eleven, Reimagining Our Future

As part of the Big Read, MiraCosta College will host a moderated panel discussion in their Little Theatre featuring professors in letters, sociology, and physics to examine the themes of Station Eleven in the context of their disciplines and discuss the preservation and future of our culture and environment.

Millennium Club: Allied Craftsmen Of San Diego

Millennium Club members will mingle with Allied Craftsmen of San Diego artists during a wine reception and private tour of their Artifacts exhibition. Not a member? Join now and don’t miss this exclusive opportunity.

Exhibition Reception And Big Read Kickoff

Sip, nosh, and mingle with artists and fellow art lovers as OMA celebrates the Big Read in partnership with Oceanside Public Library with the opening of Artifacts, Survival is Insufficient, and The Museum of Civilization. All three exhibitions are based on themes in the novel Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. This event is free for all to attend.

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Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Lecture: Modern Or Contemporary?

Enjoy appetizers, drinks, and chocolates during this presentation by Robin Douglas on how to understand and appreciate Modern and Contemporary art. These often misunderstood and undervalued genres of art reveal many truths about our global society. Examples of Modern and Contemporary art and artists will define and explain the ongoing art-making process and even predict what is to come.

Two-Day Workshop: Painting And Printmaking Of Warhol

Explore the painting and printmaking techniques of Pop Artist  Andy Warhol. From mono printing, photo tinting, photo overpainting, and multiple edition printmaking, unique imagery reflecting contemporary art will be made in this two-day workshop with Robin Douglas. Bring in current event photos or other imagery to enhance and augment. Most other materials will be supplied.