MOCA Contemporary Dialogues

Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm

  MOCA CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUES Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm The colonial body in performance: a Caribbean/Afro-French perspective. Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette, PhD Artist and performer, member of the Comité Nationale pour la Mémoire et l’Histoire de l’Esclavage, independent researcher, cultural activist. Jorge Luis Gutiérrez Museum and visual arts manager, doctoral candidate and »

MOCA EMBODIED

Paper LACE+LIGHT Workshop | Saturday, 04.02.16 | 4–6pm

  MOCA EMBODIED Paper LACE+LIGHT installation workshop with Marielle Plaisir $10 materials fee. Admission: $5; free for MOCA members & NoMi residents   View event photos here!  View our Program Schedule!Lace+Light WorkshopMOCA Contemporary Dialogues Powered by Eventbrite

Acta Non Verba Artist Reception

Thursday, March 31st | 7–9pm

    The exhibition by French-Guadeloupean artist Marielle Plaisir will include a carefully curated selection of drawings, portraits, paintings, tapestries and one video representative of the artist’s thematic narrative as well as an ethereal installation of Tyvek paper dresses suspended in mid air. “My work interrogates the concept of domination, which has »

Teen Art Force Showcase

March 25, 2016 |6–9pm

        ABOUT MOCA’S TEEN ART FORCE Events created by teens for teens offer enriching experiences that promote creative expression and exchange in a setting that is supportive, safe and fun. More information available on mocanomi.org Friends of Friends Showcase will be in the MOCA Pavillon.   💖 »

Jazz at MOCA × Timmy Thomas

Mar. 25 | 8pm

Friday, Mar 25th, 8pm  |  Free Rain or Shine!!!!   Timmy Thomas and the Overtown Soul Review A video posted by Samuel Michaelsson (@thesamplelesson) on Nov 29, 2015 at 11:41pm PST   Lightning Has Struck Twice. Soul legend Timmy Thomas, who serenaded the world in 1973 with his million-selling smash “Why »

Carlos Salas Exhibition

Latin America and the Global Imagination | 12.02.15 – 02.28.16

Carlos Salas has been engaged in a range of activities and initiatives in art-making and discoursing: painting, sculpting and writing to tackle head-on the sorry state of the human condition. His work is a site for exploration of the boundaries in which human subjectivity is located. For Salas, the canvas »

Carlos Sandoval de León | Untitled (Limpieza)

12.02.15 – 02.28.16

–Carlos Sandoval de Leon is a visual practitioner with a propensity to assemble and construct three dimensional objects that allude to ritual, economy, landscape and personal narratives. Sandoval de Leon’s choice of materials are informed by his travels and cultural lineage. He is interested in deconstructing and abstracting what seem »

Jazz at MOCA × Leesa Richards

Feb. 26 | 8pm

Friday, Feb 26th, 8pm  |  Free Rain or Shine!!!!   Singer-Songwriter Leesa Richards is a storyteller, a soulful voice offering a soundtrack to the narratives of life. Her sound taps into the deep roots of R&B, the poetry of jazz and folk and the energy of rock. Her debut solo »

Language: An Artist’s Perspective

Feb. 20 | 2pm | Instructor: Rosa Naday Garmendia

Using letters, words and Spanglish phrases to interpret and re-purpose meanings addressing contemporary issues   Instructor: Rosa Naday Garmendia, creative thinker and producer Rosa Naday Garmendia is a socially engaged artist whose art making process is fed by her interest in the human condition. For the last 15 years she has cultivated a diverse artistic practice using a »