June 2016

3D Photography - Collaborative Workshop

06.04.2016 10:30 am

Join us for this very sepcial two-part collaborative workshop with the Reuben H. Fleet Sceince Center's Tinkering Studio!

Explore the origins of 3D technology, holograms, and see the past in three dimensions using a viewer of your own creation. Tinkerers will also get a sneak peek at an upcoming exhibition at MOPA featuring 3D photography. Do you have what it takes to explore the world in 3D?

Workshop admission is sold in a two-class block. Special rates: $20 members, $25 general. Click here for more info or to register.

 

Jun 9

Annual Acquisitions Dinner

06.09.2016 6:00 pm

Open to Photo Forum and Collectors' Salon members, and their guests, by invitation. 

Wine and dine while you help us select what becomes part of our permanent collection.

COLLECTORS' SALON
Complimentary with membership

PHOTO FORUM
$75 Per Person

GUESTS
$85 Per Person

Please reserve your tickets by May 30 at MOPA.org/Acquisitions or at 619.238.7559 x227

3D Photography - Collaborative Workshop

06.11.2016 10:30 am

Join us for the second installment of this very sepcial two-part collaborative workshop with the Reuben H. Fleet Sceince Center's Tinkering Studio!

Explore the origins of 3D technology, holograms, and see the past in three dimensions using a viewer of your own creation. Tinkerers will also get a sneak peek at an upcoming exhibition at MOPA featuring 3D photography. Do you have what it takes to explore the world in 3D?

Workshop admission is sold in a two-class block. Special rates: $20 members, $25 general.  Click here for more info or to register.

 
Jun 16

Film: Index Zero

06.16.2016 7:30 pm

Index Zero
Lorenzo Sportiello / 84 min. / Italian w/ Eng. subtitles

Presented by San Diego Italian Film Festival

In the near future, Kurt and Eve were born over the United States of Europe barrier, in the abandoned lands after the great global economic crisis. She is pregnant and, in order to provide a future for their child, they try to enter Europe illegally. In this world, an Index of Sustainability is given to every citizen, calculated on their personal productivity and wellbeing. Here a pregnant woman is considered “not sustainable” and she must to be expelled.

Tickets: $10 general, $8 SDIFF members, students/military with regular ID

Tickets available at the door (day of screening)

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Jun 17

Members' Opening Reception

06.17.2016 7:00 pm

Join us for the spectacular opening of Beauty and the Beast: The Animal in Photography. Free to current MOPA members with a valid membership card. Members may bring one guest to enjoy a hosted bar and dessert.

RSVP at MOPA.org/RSVP or by calling Angela Venuti at 619.238.7559 x202.  

Not a MOPA member yet? Join at MOPA.org/join.

Jun 23

Painting with Light Demo

06.23.2016 6:00 pm

Join us for Late Night Thursday to explore painting with light. We'll see awesome examples of the technique from our collection, demo some cool products from the MOPA store, and attendees will be entered into a chance to win a Lomography light-writing pen!

FREE to attend!

Jun 25

Film: Blue Gate Crossing

06.25.2016 4:00 pm

Blue Gate Crossing
Yee Chin-yen, 2002, 85 mins.

In partnership with Pacific Arts Movement               

Teenage love triangles are rarely as tender and warm with the longing passions of youth as in this story about two teenage best friends, tomboyish Kerou and boycrazy Yuezhen, and a rebellious heartthrob named Shihao.

Free admission with RSVP

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Jun 25

Film: The River

06.25.2016 7:00 pm

The River
Tsai Ming-liang, 1997, 111 mins.

In partnership with Pacific Arts Movement

A broken family retreats into numbed silence where each character seems profoundly disconnected from those around them, most especially those they live with. Pleasure binds these isolated bodies to the rest of the world, but whether it can heal a family remains the most provocative question.

$10 general, $8 MOPA & Pac-Arts members
Purchase tickers here

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Jun 26

Film: Boys For Beauty

06.26.2016 4:00 pm

Boys For Beauty
Mickey Chen, 1999, 60 mins.

In partnership with Pacific Arts Movement

A lively and humorous chronicle of gay youth, three teens enchant with snide commentary about their lives as social outsiders during a decade that saw Taiwan undergo major political and cultural shifts.

Free admission with RSVP

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Jun 26

Film: Drifting Flowers

06.26.2016 7:00 pm

Drifting Flowers
Zero Chou, 2008, 97 mins.

In partnership with Pacific Arts Movement

Floating across years and lifetimes, this triptych of women finding love threads together with a graceful yearning and the old-school pulse of Taiwanese pop songs.

$10 general, $8 MOPA & Pac-Arts members
Purchase tickers here

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