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Museum Store Maker Pop-up Sale

Thursday, December 8, 3:00PM – 7:00PM
Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum, Glenn Court
Complimentary snacks and hot apple cider make this event extra cozy and festive for visitors.

Support artisans when you shop local this holiday season at the museum store maker pop-up sale. Explore a curated selection of fiber art, home decor, jewelry, illustrations, stationery, and ceramics at maker pop-up stations and in the museum store. Participating pop-up vendors will sell unique artisanal goods including:

  • Bespoke products by natural dye fiber artisan and illustrator Carly Lake (@carlylakehandmade, CSULB alumna)
  • Animal and nature inspired enamel jewelry designer Cheryl Lommatsch (@cheryl_lommatsch_art, CSULB alumna))
  • Patinaed brass earrings and bracelets by metal jewelry artist Andrea Magolske (@scinjewelry, LBCC alumna)
  • Whimsical stickers, pins, and socks, by illustrator Eva Grello (@misteremail, CSULB alumna)
  • Appliqué berets, handmade notebooks, and soft crafts by Alyssandra Nighswonger (@craftedbynighswonger, LBCC alumna)

Enjoy 10% discounts at the museum store when you check-in with the front desk. Our museum store offers a diverse selection of ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, and home decor from featured pop-up artists and additional CSULB alumni makers!

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Tuesday Talks

Tuesday Talks occur on Tuesdays in Museum galleries at 12:00 p.m.
Visitors are welcome to join us for these free thirty-minute to one-hour programs led by artists, educators, and faculty that look deeper into individual works on view or single topics.

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December 6, 2022, noon | Tuesday Talk: Iva Gueorguieva
Los Angeles-based abstract painter Iva Gueorguieva discusses her massive dynamic painting in Hurry Slowly called Thick as Thieves, 2007. 
 

CSULB Laptop Ensemble Performance: Stretched Vinyl
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December 8, 2022, 6–8PM | CSULB Laptop Ensemble 
CSULB Laptop Ensemble engages with Rhona Bitner’s photography work now on view work in Hurry Slowly (pictured above), which captures the essence of abandoned iconic music venues. An innovative part of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, the ensemble will manipulate old vinyl recordings and process their sounds in imaginative ways. Some of the curated records used by ensemble members are associated with the places shown in Rhona Bitner's work, creating new discourse between the aural and visual spaces.

CSULB Laptop Ensemble is directed by Professor Martin Herman, Chair of Design and Director of the Gerald Strang Electronic Music Studio. Student members performing include Assistant Directors Matt Justo and Marisa Ramey, and general members Ava Brackett, Hunter LaMar, and Alvaro Caceres-Munoz.

Thursday Night Make and Take

Remaining sessions: December 1 and December 8
Thursdays from 6:00PM–8:00PM*
Get inspired and create art projects you can take home in the Museum’s Education Laboratory.

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Join us December 1 and 8 to contribute to a collaborative watercolor project inspired by Iva Gueorguieva’s painting Thick as Thieves, 2007, now on view in Hurry Slowly. Explore the artist’s mark making technique and implementation of emotional and personal identity through large-scale abstraction. All participants are encouraged to add to a collaborative art work after making their own watercolor technique practice sheet, which they may take home. 
 

 

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Meditation Tuesdays

September 6–December 6, 2022
Every Tuesday 1:30PM–2:00PM*

Meditation series in the Museum galleries led by the wellness division of CSULB Student Health Services offers a mindful respite, using art as a backdrop

*No programs are offered during Thanksgiving Week nor on University Holidays.

 
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Second Saturdays: Family Day

Remaining session: December 10 - Winter Wonderland
10:00AM to 2:00PM
FREE

Join us for a fun day of holiday artmaking as we create unique projects with the theme of a Winter Wonderland! 

Art Activities from 10AM–2PM

  • Create sparking icicles to decorate a special tree or space.
  • Build and paint snowman pinch pots using air dry clay.
  • Compose an abstract snowman using a collage technique inspired by Pablo Picasso’s cubist methods.

Public Art Park Scavenger Hunt Tour from 12PM–1PM 
Discover holiday surprises hidden on your tour route in this special edition of our Docent-led Public Art Park Tour.

 

Virtual Event Archive

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Museum National Design Month 

2021 National Design Awards: InVert Self-Shading Window | Climate Action
via Cooper Hewitt YouTube Channel

 
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 Taking Action on Climate Change with Doris Sung, National D

Teaching with Design: Taking Action on Climate Change with Doris Sung
via Smithsonian Education YouTube Channel

Art Encounter Programs

Art Encounter YouTube Playlist
via Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum YouTube Channel

Earthly Matters: Artist Neha Choksi and Curator Kristina Newhouse in Conversation
via Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum YouTube Channel

 

 

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 Plugged-In Virtual Connections and Art Encounter