Join Artist Russell Crotty and LAM Curatorial Fellow Rochelle Steiner for a special conversation on Crotty’s work that’s on view in Southern California Contemporary Art: Gifts from the Stuart Spence and Judith Vida-Spence Collection. Crotty will also discuss his engagement with subjects including astronomy, landscape, mapping, coastal studies. In this public event, Crotty and Steiner will explore ways his work interweaves the natural and manmade worlds.
Limited space available. Advance tickets recommended.
Museum members: $20
Born in San Rafael, California, Russell Crotty earned an MFA degree from University of California, Irvine. He is a serious amateur astronomer and has studied the night sky for decades, utilizing his own array of telescopes with occasional sojourns to professional observatories. He obsessively and enthusiastically documents the night sky and celestial phenomenon and has made important observational contributions to accredited astronomy organizations such as NASA and ALPO (Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers).
California Cool Art Auction 2024
The 42nd Annual California Cool Art Auction, Benefit & Bash is March 2, 2024! Experience the live and silent auctions alongside a night of specialty-crafted cocktails & appetizers, a red-carpet experience, live music, artist meet & greets, and more.
Live! At the Museum: Flucello
Step into the enchanting world of classical music with “BACH to the Future,” a mesmerizing concert featuring the dynamic flute and cello duo, Flucello, comprising the exceptional talents of Antonina Styczen on flute and Pola Benke on cello.
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