UPCOMING EVENTS

Grand Re-Opening Celebration and Exhibitions Opening Reception
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 5-8pm

The University Art Museum celebrates the grand opening of the new permanent collection gallery, as well as the recently completed plaza entrance, with three new exhibitions: Jessica Rath: A Better Nectar, Consumed, and MOCA 8. The catalogue for Consumed will be available for purchase, with the catalogue for A Better Nectar available for pre-order.

Press Preview
Thursday, January 29, 2015, 10am-2pm

Members of the press are invited to preview the spring exhibitions, with artist Jessica Rath and composer Robert Hoehn available for interview. To attend, please RSVP to Shefali Mistry at 562.985.4299 or shefali.mistry@csulb.edu

UAM@Noon - Jessica Rath: A Better Nectar
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12pm

Artist Jessica Rath and composer Robert Hoehn lead a tour of the exhibition, Jessica Rath: A Better Nectar.

Family Day
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2-4pm

Join us for a family day at the UAM, in conjunction with the exhibition, Jessica Rath: A Better Nectar. Photo art activities with plants will be available for children on the UAM plaza. The Consumed and MOCA 8 exhibitions will also be on view.
2-3pm Lecture on native California plants, Lisa Novick, Theodore Payne Foundation. Native plants will be available for sale.
3-4pm Gallery walkthrough with Jessica Rath and digital designer Elise Co

UAM@Noon - Consumed
Tuesday, March 3, 12pm

Museum and Curatorial Studies graduate students and curators of the exhibition, Brittany Binder, Sinéad Finnerty-Pyne, and Amy Kaeser, lead a tour of Consumed.

Film Screening – Plastic Paradise
Thursday, March 5, 6pm
On the UAM Plaza

In conjunction with the exhibition, Consumed, the Museum and Curatorial Studies graduate program and the UAM present
Plastic Paradise. The film will be preceded by a presentation from Katie Allen of the Algalita Foundation, and followed by a Q&A with Plastic Paradise director, Angela Sun.

Film Screening – The Gleaners and I
Thursday, March 19, 6pm
On the UAM plaza

In conjunction with exhibition, Consumed, the Museum and Curatorial Studies graduate program and the UAM present Les Glaneurs et la Glaneuse (The Gleaners and I).

Panel Discussion - Umwelt: Human Eavesdropping into a Bee’s World
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6-8pm

In conjunction with the exhibition, Jessica Rath: A Better Nectar, curator Kristina Newhouse will moderate an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the delicate and specific bio-semiotics of the world of bees, and the interplay of art, science, and sustainability. Panel includes artist Jessica Rath, Dr. Wayne Wright, Department of Philosophy, CSU Long Beach; Dr. Natania Meeker, Departments of French and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California; Dr. Anne Leonard, Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno

All events are free and open to the public, and take place in the University Art Museum unless otherwise noted.

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