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May 2019

Photographic Illiteracy: Re-Reading Alexander Rodchenko’s Photo-Stills

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us in welcoming guest lecturer Dr. Katherine M.H. Reischl for an exploration of works by Russian artist Alexander Rodchenko from MOPA’s permanent collection. In 1928 the Soviet photographer Alexander Rodchenko was publicly accused of plagiarizing the work of western photographers. In his heated response, the one-time professor rebuked his critics by claiming that they were photographically “illiterate” and, in the course of several short articles, proceeded to show them how to see and read photographic space. In this talk,…

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Coming of Age Film Festival: Alive Inside

May 24 @ 7:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free

Please join us May 24th for the COMING OF AGE FILM FESTIVAL screening of Alive Inside   Alive Inside Written and Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett Not Rated | 1h 18min | Documentary | USA, 2014 Theme: Dementia View Trailer How does music engage people living with dementia? Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those…

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Coming of Age Film Festival: The Party

May 31 @ 7:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Please join us May 31st for the COMING OF AGE FILM FESTIVAL screening of The Party   The Party Directed by Sally Potter R | 1h 11min | Comedy, Drama | England, 2017 Theme: Art View Trailer Janet hosts an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension. After her acerbic best friend and others arrive, some with dramatic news to share, an announcement by Janet’s husband provokes a series of revelations. As the sophisticated…

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June 2019

ASL Tours

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a tour of our current exhibitions given in American Sign Language. There will be two tours starting at 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. The tours will be limited to 30 participants each on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front desk on the day of the tours. For any questions about ASL tours please contact Kristie Taylor, Visitor Relations Manager at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

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ASL Tours

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join us for a tour of our current exhibitions given in American Sign Language. There will be two tours starting at 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. The tours will be limited to 30 participants each on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front desk on the day of the tours. For any questions about ASL tours please contact Kristie Taylor, Visitor Relations Manager at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

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APA San Diego Presents: An Evening with Adventure Photographer Travis Burke

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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APA San Diego and MOPA are proud to welcome local adventure photographer Travis Burke. Join us for a special one-night event including a photographic talk and slide presentation at the Museum of Photographic Arts on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 6:00 PM. From scraping grease out of restaurant vents at night to becoming an award-winning landscape and commercial photographer, Travis believes that with a strong work ethic and a passion for chasing his dreams, he can do anything he sets…

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August 2019

Open Show San Diego #13

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an exciting evening of live presentations and lively conversations at Open Show #13. Open Show features a curated line-up of five local visual storytellers - from photographers to filmmakers - to share their work. The evening's format encourages attendees to mingle with the artists and ask questions throughout. Oh, and raffle prizes! What's not to love? Are you (or someone you know) interested in showing work? Call for submissions is now open through Sunday, July 7, 2019 at…

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September 2019

International Travel Opportunity: China

September 1 - September 30

Travel will take place during September 2019. Details coming soon. To inquire about this trip or how to become a member, contact anbari@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x227. Learn more about our recent trip to Berlin. To participate in MOPA’s Travel Program, interested parties must be current members at the Collecting Group level (Photo Forum or Collectors' Salon). Members at this tier enjoy unprecedented access to the Museum's exhibitions, collections, visiting artists and more. MOPA's Collecting Group members enjoy a high level…

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Lou Stoumen’s New York

September 14 - October 26
DNJ Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Sunset, Times Square by Lou Stoumen

Lou Stoumen's New York will be on display at dnj Gallery in Santa Monica. The exhibition will feature some of Stoumen's most iconic images. About Lou Stoumen Louis C. Stoumen (American, 1917-1991), an accomplished writer, photographer and filmmaker, published 10 photography books and earned two Academy Awards for his film productions during a career that spanned more than four decades. He was well known for the deliberate use of text in his images to imply narrative and context and coined…

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November 2019

Open Show San Diego #14

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us for an exciting evening of live presentations and lively conversations at Open Show #14. Open Show features a curated line-up of five local visual storytellers - from photographers to filmmakers - to share their work. The evening's format encourages attendees to mingle with the artists and ask questions throughout. Oh, and raffle prizes! What's not to love? Are you (or someone you know) interested in showing work? Call for submissions will open in early summer for Open Show #14.

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