In And Out Of Focus—Abstract Expressionism

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 & 9

The first truly abstract artist was the trailblazer Hilma af Klint, followed by Wassily Kandinsky, and continuing on to the infamous Jackson Pollock whose work is shown here. Study and repeat their spontaneous and spiritual practices in painting your own abstract work during this two-day workshop. Join Robin Douglas to color, drip, splatter, wash, and flow. All supplies for your original artwork will be provided.



Members $60, Visitors $90

Members will need to sign in to receive their discount at check out.

Limited space is available. This event will be held onsite at OMA in compliance with CDC, state, and county guidelines. Sanctioned social distancing will be followed and masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required to be worn at all times.

Two-Day Workshop: The Art Of Jacob Lawrence

MONDAY & WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 & 11

Jacob Lawrence’s artwork is known for dynamic compositions, stellar colors, and a collage-like appearance with a bit of Cubism mixed in. This prominent African American artist believed artwork should be universal, clear, and strongly composed. Join Robin Douglas for a two-day workshop that will explore Lawrence’s energetic style and create your own work of art that embodies strength, clarity, and universality. All supplies will be provided.



Members $60, Visitors $90

Members will need to sign in to receive their discount at check out.

Limited space is available. This event will be held onsite at OMA in compliance with CDC, state, and county guidelines. Sanctioned social distancing will be followed and masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required to be worn at all times.

Night Of The Living Art: An Art After Dark Fashion Extravaganza

Art After Dark has been reimagined this year as a virtual experience. Gather with those on your quarantine list and celebrate Halloween with a visual spectacle of wearable art that is equal parts art, fashion, and fun! Enjoy an eclectic fashion show live-streamed from the museum, complete with commentary and behind the scenes peeks at the road to the runway. In addition to voting on favorite looks, bidding on coveted must-haves will be available.


$15 through October 25, $25 thereafter


Plein Air Paint In

With the Plein Air Paint Out on hold for the time being, everyone can continue painting with the Plein Air Paint In! Open to artists at any level—paint the world through your window, in your backyard, or from your studio during the event’s usual time. Afterward, join OMA’s Artist Alliance with a rejuvenating drink of your choice for virtual Coffee and Conversation to share your work.

Plein Air Paint In

With the Plein Air Paint Out on hold for the time being, everyone can continue painting with the Plein Air Paint In! Open to artists at any level—paint the world through your window, in your backyard, or from your studio during the event’s usual time. Afterward, join OMA’s Artist Alliance with a rejuvenating drink of your choice for virtual Coffee and Conversation to share your work.

Coffee And Conversation With OMA Artist Alliance

We’ve been asked to stay home, but we don’t have to be alone. Join Artist Alliance for a cup of coffee and enjoy some conversation with fellow artists. Sculptors, painters, photographers, artists of all disciplines are welcome.

Click here to join the online meeting room.  

Join the conversation from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. You will need an internet connection, speakers, and a microphone.


Feel free to snap a photo of what you are currently working on to share with the group—especially if you participated in the Plein Air Paint In earlier in the day. Send a copy of the image prior to the event by following these simple steps:

  1. Make sure your image is a jpeg file and is sized to at least 1920 pixels on the longest side.
  2. Save your file as “CNC artwork_[YOUR NAME]”
  3. Email your image to Larry Vogel at vogelart@cox.net with the subject line “OMA First Sunday: [YOUR NAME]”

 

Coffee And Conversation With OMA Artist Alliance

We’ve been asked to stay home, but we don’t have to be alone. Join Artist Alliance for a cup of coffee and enjoy some conversation with fellow artists. Sculptors, painters, photographers, artists of all disciplines are welcome.

Click here to join the online meeting room.  

Join the conversation from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. You will need an internet connection, speakers, and a microphone.


Feel free to snap a photo of what you are currently working on to share with the group—especially if you participated in the Plein Air Paint In earlier in the day. Send a copy of the image prior to the event by following these simple steps:

  1. Make sure your image is a jpeg file and is sized to at least 1920 pixels on the longest side.
  2. Save your file as “CNC artwork_[YOUR NAME]”
  3. Email your image to Larry Vogel at vogelart@cox.net with the subject line “OMA First Sunday: [YOUR NAME]”

 

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Unworldly Landscapes

Known for her close-up flower paintings, Georgia O’Keeffe also spent years of her life traveling across America documenting the far reaches of the country with brush and canvas. Join Robin Douglas to explore these unworldly landscapes and create your own O’Keeffe-esque masterpiece in this hands-on workshop designed to inspire us to capture the essence of the natural world through art. All supplies for your original artwork will be provided.



Members $40, Visitors $50

Members will need to sign in to receive their discount.


Limited space is available. This event will be held onsite at OMA on the outside terrace in compliance with CDC, state, and county guidelines. Sanctioned social distancing will be followed and masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required to be worn at all times.

Taste Of Art: A Splash Of Color With Joan Mitchell

“How do you start a painting? Let feeling be your guide.” Joan Mitchell’s work put feelings on the canvas and allowed the public to experience nature, emotions, and color in a new way. Lose yourself in the emotive process of abstract expressionist painting. Join Robin Douglas for a brief lecture, followed by a hands-on workshop where we will be immersed in color, texture, and a variety of techniques. All supplies for your original artwork will be provided.



Members $40, Visitors $50

Members will need to sign in to receive their discount.


Limited space is available. This event will be held onsite at OMA on the outside terrace in compliance with CDC, state, and county guidelines. Sanctioned social distancing will be followed and masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required to be worn at all times.

Taste Of Art: Reinventing Fiber Arts

Fiber art has endured through the centuries, consistently reinventing itself in both medium and technique. Using a variety of soft materials, come intertwine and intersperse fibers to create three-dimensional works of art. Be inspired by artists such as Ruth Asawa, Nick Cave, Magdalena Abakanowicz, and El Anatsui whose work is shown here to weave, knit, stitch, and sew your creations. In association with OMA’s exhibition Southern California Contemporary Quilts, join Robin Douglas for a brief lecture followed by a hands-on workshop where we will develop fibrous and textural creations. All supplies for your original artwork will be provided.



Members $40, Visitors $50

Members will need to sign in to receive their discount.


Limited space is available. This event will be held onsite at OMA on the outside terrace in compliance with CDC, state, and county guidelines. Sanctioned social distancing will be followed and masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required to be worn at all times.