Saturday, January 25 2014

Jan 25

Connecting with the Curator - Staking Claim

01.25.2014 10:00 am

Saturday, January 25th from 10:00 – 11:00am

Join Assistant Curator Chantel Paul for a gallery tour of Staking Claim: A California Invitational.

Staking Claim, the second installment in a triennial series, brings together the work of 16 California-based photographers and presents a survey of contemporary approaches to the art form. The exhibition includes work from both emerging and established artists, such as Matthew Brandt, Todd Hido, Mona Kuhn, Robbert Flick, Susan Burnstine, Doug Rickard, John Chiara, and Klea McKenna. This event is free with general Museum admission.

RSVP (strongly encouraged) to MOPA Membership Coordinator, Angela Venuti, at venuti@mopa.org or 619.238.7559 x202.

Jan 25

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone"

01.25.2014 3:00 pm

Q&A with John Sifton, Advocacy Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch

Nagieb Khaja, 2012, 88 min.

My Afghanistan depicts a country where civilians are the greatest victims of the war and Afghans struggle to live in the constant struggle of violence. 

Ticket information: $4 MOPA Members, $6 Students/Seniors/Military, $8 General. Festival passes: $15 MOPA Members, $25 Students/Seniors/ Military, $35 General. (Festival passes cover admission to all six festival screenings)

Purchase HRW Festival Pass

Online ticket sales are no longer available. There are still tickets available at the door.

Jan 25

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "The Undocumented"

01.25.2014 7:00 pm

Q&A with filmmaker Marco Williams, Kat Rodriguez, Intake Specialist with the Colibrí Center for Human Rights and Norma Chávez-Peterson, Executive Director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Marco Williams, 2013, 88 min.

Since 1998 the remains of over 2,000 border crossers have been found int the southern Arizona desert. The Undocumented tells the story of Marco Hernandez as he searches to find his father who disappeared after attmepting to cross the border to the United States. 

Ticket information: $4 MOPA Members, $6 Students/Seniors/Military, $8 General. Festival passes: $15 MOPA Members, $25 Students/Seniors/ Military, $35 General. (Festival passes cover admission to all six festival screenings)

Purchase HRW Festival Pass

Online ticket sales are no longer available. There are still tickets available at the door.