Museum
Events

All MCAM exhibitions and programs are open to the public. Admission is free unless otherwise stated.

MFA Opening APR 29, 2017 2017 MILLS COLLEGE MFA EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION 6:00-8:00 pm, ART MUSEUM
Congratulate the graduating Studio Art MFA’s on the culmination of their time at Mills. Working in a wide range of mediums, the artists push the boundaries of their practice to create art that delights, challenges, and embraces the viewer. Refreshments provided.
Charles Bass SELECT SESSIONS: ART GAMES WITH CHARLES BASS MAY 3, 20176:00-7:30 pm, ART MUSEUM
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, MAY 5-27, 201712:00-1:00 pm, ART MUSEUM Charles Bass' extended project "Sessions" establishes a new art form that can be experience anywhere, anytime, without restriction. Presented in the form of party games, fun functions in the Sessions like beauty functions in a Monet—to inspire joy and contemplation. Unlike a Monet, Sessions are free and widely accessible.

Join us at the Mills College Art Museum for the first-ever public demonstration of the Sessions including exclusive looks at Sessions not on display in the exhibition. Each night experience a unique lineup of thought-provoking games and performances designed to tickle the intellect and disquiet the spirit.
Steven Berroteran MAY 10, 2017 STEVEN BERROTERAN LIVE PERFORMANCE: WEIGHTS WALL (45LB) 11:30 am-7:30 pm, ART MUSEUM
 
Scherbekov MAY 17, 2017 PERFORMANCE: LUCID INTERVALS I, II, III WITH BORIS SCHERBAKOV 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, ART MUSEUM
Lucid Intervals I, II, and III is an improvisational musical performance in three movements. Graduate students from the Mills College Music program will improvise using Boris Scherbakov's photographic series titled Material Compositions as a visual score. Featuring Honor Monaco (violin), Matt Schalles (bass & percussion), Boris Scherbakov (guitar), and Golnaz Shariatzadeh (violin).
Cordova MAY 27, 2017 SOFÍA CÓRDOVA | BILONGO LILA: NOBODIES DIES IN A FORETOLD WAR 9:00 pm, GREEK AMPHITHEATER
A 40-minute live performance-cum-guided meditation takes the audience as the protagonist through a vision of our planet 1500 years in the future. BILONGO LILA expands upon Córdova’s five-year video, music, and performance series Echoes of a Tumbling Throne (Odas al fin de los tiempos) premised on a slow ecological decline of earth that results in destruction of historical time and a cultural rebirth for those who remain.
Cordova JUN 28, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION: 2017 A+P+I EXHIBITION 6:00-8:00 pm, ART MUSEUM
The 2017 A+P+I exhibition showcases the work of the third round of Art+Process+Ideas artists-in-residence—Sofía Córdova, Sanaz Mazinani, and Genevieve Quick. Each of these artists brings with them a unique approach to art-making and a commitment to research that compliments an academic setting.
Paik SEP 16, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION: IN-BETWEEN PLACES: KOREAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE BAY AREA 6:00-8:00 pm, ART MUSEUM
Featuring new work by Jung Ran Bae, Sohyung Choi, Kay Kang, Miran Lee, Youngjune Lew, Nicholas Oh, Younhee Paik, and Minji Soh, In-Between Places reveals the reality and complexities of being a Korean artist in America. Since the beginning of the Korean diaspora, Korean-Americans have continued to occupy the in-between spaces of ambiguous identity.