Museum
Events

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

Senior Exhibition APR 17, 2019 EKPHRAXIS: PAIN/JOY FOSSILIZED 5:00–6:30 pm, ART MUSEUM Andrea Ortiz Galdamez will lead a semi-improvised poetry workshop. Participants will learn to write poems within a zine/mixed media framework.
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MFA Exhibition MAY 4, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION | SHELFLIFE: 2019 MFA EXHIBITION 6:00–8:00 pm, ART MUSEUM Join us in celebrating the opening of Shelf Lifeem>. Congratulate the MFAs on their tremendous accomplishment and wish them well on their artistic journey after graduation. Refreshments will be served.
Katie Swan WEDNESDAYS, MAY 8, 14, 22, 29, 2019 STEEL BENDERS: WE MOVE INTO THE PRESENT 4:00–5:00 pm, ART MUSEUM Presented by Katie Swan in conjunction with Shelf Life. Circle as ever changing. Circle as direction or gesture, action and in-action. Without speaking, we use body language to form steel into circle. Find your point of axis and react from there.
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Lacey Johnson MAY 8, 2019 ORACLE KARAOKE 6:00–8:00 pm, LISSER 201 Presented by Lacey Johnson in conjunction with Shelf Life. A night of celestial karaoke performance with trance-inducing sing-a-longs and prophetic anthems. Some costumes provided.
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Claire Rabkin MAY 8, 2019 MARCHING TOWARD PARADISE 8:00–9:00 pm, ART MUSEUM Presented by Claire Rabkin in conjunction with Shelf Life. Paradise is the site of desire. This performance is a collection of text and imagery about that place. Marching Toward Paradise assumes the formal elements of protest and parade, while considering other historical and current pilgrimages, to create a movement for collective liberation.
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Michael Pedersen MAY 11, 2019 STUDIO SPACE: A VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE 1:00–4:00 pm, GRADUATE STUDIOS: HIVE 104 In conjunction with the graduate Open Studios, Michael Pedersen debuts his virtual reality project, highlighting the bodily awareness, displacement, and blindness that occurs when the technology is engaged. Upon activating Pedersen’s VR headset, participants find themselves in the same space they were before but without a body, interacting with the physical world through touch and sound alone.
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Daniel Lulu MAY 15, 2019 MY FACE HURT FROM THE DUST AND THE WIND 7:00–8:00 pm, LISSER HALL Presented by Daniel Lulu in conjunction with Shelf Life. Join us on a journey through time and space. Presented for the first time in its entirety, My Face Hurt from the Dust and the Wind is a four-part epic performance by Danny Lulu and Paul Sakai. Exploring personal lineage and cultural hybridity through the cycles of nature, this performance looks to the microscopic dramas that occur all around us as a point of connection, in the search for guidance within the uncontrollable.
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