October 2013

Photo Auction 2013

10.02.2013 6:00 pm

MOPA Photo Auction 2013

SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Save the date for the most visionary event of the year – MOPA’s Photo Auction 2013.  Featuring vintage and contemporary works by more than 60 photographers, you are sure to find something you can't live without.  This spectacular event includes silent and live auction presided over by Andrea Fiuczynski, president of Christie’s Los Angeles, and a cocktail reception with bites from local culinary visionaries.

Visit our Auction page for more information.

Oct 5

Festival of German Film

10.05.2013 6:30 pm

German Currents San Diego is celebrating its 3rd Annual Festival of German Film with a lineup of award-winning German feature films this year. Presented by the German American San Diego Foundation, the festival will showcase four screenings at the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theater at the Museum of Photographic Arts on October 5 and 6, 2013.

DIE VERMESSUNG DER WELT (Measuring the World)
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Followed by a gala reception

DER GANZ GROSSE TRAUM (Lessons of a Dream)
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:30 pm

OH BOY
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 3:30 pm

BEERLAND
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm

All films are presented in German with English subtitles.

For more information on the films and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.germancurrentssd.org/en/

Oct 8

Staking Claim: A California Invitational Opens

10.08.2013 12:00 am

This original exhibition is the second installment of a triennial series showcasing the talent of and diverse scope of photographic work being done by photographers living within the Museum’s home state. Sixteen different artists, all of whom reside in California, are featured in the exhibition and all of the work has been created within the past five years. Learn more at mopa.org/staking-claim.

On display October 8, 2013 - January 26, 2014

Photo: Luminaria: Midday Winter Solstice Barrow, AK. Electric, 2012
Christina Seely
Archival pigment print
Courtesy of the artist

 

Oct 18

Members’ Opening Reception

10.18.2013 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the creative spirit of our home state of California. Each of the three exhibitions opening in October features California-based artists. With that in mind, we will mark the opening of these exhibitions with flavors and sounds inspired by the Golden State. Come get a first glimpse of an extensive array of photography and video and mingle with a number of the featured artists. 

STAKING CLAIM: A California Invitational
OCT 8, 2013 - JAN 26, 2014

KEVIN COOLEY: Elements
OCT 19, 2013 - FEB 2, 2014

MY CITY, YOUR CITY
OCT19, 2013 - FEB 2, 2014

Free to current Members plus one guest with a valid card. 

Not currently a member? Become one at www.mopa.org/join.

Photo: Susan Burnstine, Around the Bend, 2012, Archival Pigment Print, Courtesy of the artist

Oct 19

Kevin Cooley: Elements Opens

10.19.2013 12:00 am

A Los Angeles-based photographer and video artist, Kevin Cooley thoughtfully investigates the ever-changing intersection between man and nature. Elements, the first solo museum exhibition of the artist’s work, presents two videos, Skyward and Tow. These works invite you to explore the California sky and Arctic waters from a first person point-of-view, coaxing you to look at these elements in a new and different way. Learn more at mopa.org/kevin-cooley-elements.

On display October 19, 2013 - February 2, 2014

Photo: Skyward (installation)
Courtesy of the artist

Oct 19

My City, Your City Opens

10.19.2013 12:00 am

What does it mean to call a place home?

What story would you tell about your community?

Where do you come from and what do you call home?

This is MOPA's 8th Annual Youth Exhibition featuring work by students, grades K - 12. Kids were encouraged to use the power of photography, both still photography and video, to explore this year's theme, My City, Your City. The winners were chosen on the basis of originality, quality and the artist's statement within the theme. Learn more at mopa.org/yx13.

On display October 19, 2013 - February 2, 2014

Photo by Pheobe Bogdon

Oct 24

SD Italian Film Festival

10.24.2013 7:00 pm

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will hold a number of screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts. For a complete list of films and venues, or to purchase tickets, visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

The Film Festival will wrap-up on Saturday, Novermber 2nd with their annual Gala, also at MOPA. Ticktes for the Gala can also be purchased at www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Cesare deve morire
Caesar Must Die

Friday, October 25, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Viola di mare
Sea Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Benvenuto Presidente
Welcome, President

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   7:00 PM
Mozzarella Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Benur – Un Gladiatore in Affitto
Benur, Gladiator For Rent

Friday, November 1, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Reality

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 pm
Scialla!
EASY!

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 PM
Gala 2013

Collectors' Salon International Trip: Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende

10.25.2013 12:00 am

October 25, 2013 - November 3, 2013

The Collectors' Salon travels to Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende to meet with local photographers, visit museums, and experience Dia de los Muertos. 

For more information on joining the Collectors' Salon, please contact Christina Shih at shih@mopa.org or 619.238.7559 X 227.

Oct 25

SD Italian Film Festival

10.25.2013 7:00 pm

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will hold a number of screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts. For a complete list of films and venues, or to purchase tickets, visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

The Film Festival will wrap-up on Saturday, Novermber 2nd with their annual Gala, also at MOPA. Ticktes for the Gala can also be purchased at www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Cesare deve morire
Caesar Must Die

Friday, October 25, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Viola di mare
Sea Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Benvenuto Presidente
Welcome, President

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   7:00 PM
Mozzarella Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Benur – Un Gladiatore in Affitto
Benur, Gladiator For Rent

Friday, November 1, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Reality

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 pm
Scialla!
EASY!

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 PM
Gala 2013

Oct 27

SD Italian Film Festival

10.27.2013 7:00 pm

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will hold a number of screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts. For a complete list of films and venues, or to purchase tickets, visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

The Film Festival will wrap-up on Saturday, Novermber 2nd with their annual Gala, also at MOPA. Ticktes for the Gala can also be purchased at www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Cesare deve morire
Caesar Must Die

Friday, October 25, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Viola di mare
Sea Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Benvenuto Presidente
Welcome, President

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   7:00 PM
Mozzarella Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Benur – Un Gladiatore in Affitto
Benur, Gladiator For Rent

Friday, November 1, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Reality

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 pm
Scialla!
EASY!

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 PM
Gala 2013

Oct 29

SD Italian Film Festival

10.29.2013 7:00 pm

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will hold a number of screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts. For a complete list of films and venues, or to purchase tickets, visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

The Film Festival will wrap-up on Saturday, Novermber 2nd with their annual Gala, also at MOPA. Ticktes for the Gala can also be purchased at www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Cesare deve morire
Caesar Must Die

Friday, October 25, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Viola di mare
Sea Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Benvenuto Presidente
Welcome, President

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   7:00 PM
Mozzarella Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Benur – Un Gladiatore in Affitto
Benur, Gladiator For Rent

Friday, November 1, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Reality

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 pm
Scialla!
EASY!

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 PM
Gala 2013

Oct 30

SD Italian Film Festival

10.30.2013 6:30 pm

The San Diego Italian Film Festival will hold a number of screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts. For a complete list of films and venues, or to purchase tickets, visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

The Film Festival will wrap-up on Saturday, Novermber 2nd with their annual Gala, also at MOPA. Ticktes for the Gala can also be purchased at www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/

Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Cesare deve morire
Caesar Must Die

Friday, October 25, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Viola di mare
Sea Purple

Sunday, October 27, 2013   |   7:00 pm
Benvenuto Presidente
Welcome, President

Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   7:00 PM
Mozzarella Stories

Wednesday, October 30, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Benur – Un Gladiatore in Affitto
Benur, Gladiator For Rent

Friday, November 1, 2013   |   6:30 pm
Reality

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 pm
Scialla!
EASY!

Saturday, November 2, 2013   |   6:00 PM
Gala 2013