Highlighted Events

  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    This Art, Design & Architecture Museum exhibition brings together handcrafted sculptures that highlight the enduring appeal of objects and emphasize process and materials. Works included demonstrate the primary role of the artist in every aspect of their production, from conception through execution. Show curator Will Simons, CCS ‘09,...
  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    The Indian film industry, or Bollywood, is the world’s largest producer of films, releasing more than one thousand films a year. These films display a spectacular blend of romance, melodrama, fantasy, song, and dance extravaganza. This Art, Design & Architecture Museum exhibition explores the history of Bollywood posters and their influence on...
  • September 12, 2014 to May 1, 2015
    As the 2014 Art, Design & Architecture Museum Artist-in-Residence, Eric Beltz will present an ambitious new project, The Cave of Treasures, a dramatic departure for the artist who is known for his intimately scaled, highly-detailed graphite drawings. The title refers to three recurring themes in Beltz’s work that are commonly...
  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    With works as varied as a Vidal Sassoon Salon from 1968, the U.S. Expo Pavilion in Seville, Spain in 1992, and his steel houses, Barton Myers' exhibit at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum will present an overview of almost 50 years of architecture. Myers first attracted attention in the late 1960s for his civic buildings and urban projects...
  • October 8, 2014 to December 19, 2014
    Judy Baca is a world-renowned painter and muralist, community arts pioneer, scholar and educator. Currently a professor of Chicano/a Studies and World Arts and Cultures at UCLA, she was the founder of the first City of Los Angeles Mural Program in 1974, which evolved into a community arts organization known as the Social and Public Art Resource...
  • October 16, 2014 to October 30, 2014
    INSIDE PERSPECTIVES is a faculty-moderated quarterly film series sponsored by The Carsey-Wolf Center and the Department of Film and Media Studies. This quarter's focus is on the work of renowned director Martin Scorsese. Events are as follows: Thurs., Oct. 16, 7 p.m. — 10 p.m.
    Featured film: Mean Streets
    Post-screening Q&A with...
  • November 5, 2014 to November 20, 2014
    Editing is an art and the central process of post-production. Join the Carsey-Wolf Center for this series featuring three of today’s most dynamic film and television editors as they discuss their craft. Weds., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. — 10 p.m.
    Featured film: Guardians of the Galaxy
    Post-screening Q&A with editor Fred Raskin Thurs., Nov....
  • November 7, 2014
    Why is it that stellar students sometimes fail in the workplace while dropouts succeed? One reason is that most, if not all, of our current assessment practices are inauthentic. Assessment has been called the “hidden curriculum” as it is an important driver of students’ study habits. Unless we rethink our approach to assessment, it will be very...
  • November 14, 2014 to November 22, 2014
    New York Times critic Charles Isherwood once described Will Eno as a "Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generatio." Middletown: A Play is a bit like a post-Beckett Our Town, treated in a sort of postmodern Chekhovian way. Written in 2010, Middletown won the inaugural Horton Foote Prize for Promising New...