Enjoy special events and free admission to this Los Angeles art museum during opening week of the landmark exhibition “Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years”.
Don’t miss the chance to see the largest and most comprehensive showing ever of MOCA’s world-renowned permanent collection, opening Sunday November 15, 2009! It will feature more than 500 artworks by over 200 artists, such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Ruscha, Barbara Kruger, John Baldessari, Billy Al Bengston, Catherine Opie, Gordon Matta-Clark, Richard Prince, Bill Viola and many more. View historically important works from 1939 to 1980 filling the galleries at MOCA’s main downtown L.A. site on Grand Avenue, plus check out an exciting array of artworks created 1980 to the present at MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary location.
Ready to party? MOCA members are also invited to MOCA’s 30th birthday bash on Saturday November 21, 7-11pm, at MOCA Grand Avenue, to enjoy the blockbuster exhibition plus unique performances by My Barbarian, a dynamic Los Angeles-based artist collective. If you are not already a MOCA member, now is a perfect time to join and support an important Los Angeles art institution, plus receive great member benefits. Join today at https://www.moca.org/support/membership or call (213) 621-1794.
The museum is also hosting a black-tie benefit gala on November 14th to launch the show. Besides enjoying a preview of the new exhibition, guests will be entertained with a performance piece starring pop-diva Lady Gaga and dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet, conceived by artist Francesco Vezzoli. For gala tickets call (310) 201-5033.
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years
November 15, 2009 – May 3, 2010
Free museum admission Sunday, November 15 to Saturday, November 21
MOCA Grand Avenue and the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES