Bring a blanket, relax by the Modern’s reflecting pond, and let’s celebrate the exhibition Doug Aitken: Electric Earth with an outdoor screening of the classic American road film Easy Rider.
Easy Rider (1969) directed by Dennis Hopper
Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. Rated R; 95 minutes
6 pm - Doors open to the Café Modern Terrace and Lawn. There will be a DJ, as well as concessions for purchase (beer, wine, soft drinks, Modern Grill). Delicious picnic baskets are available with advance reservations.
8:45 pm - Screening of Easy Rider outside by the Modern's reflecting pond.
Arrive early and visit the galleries and the special exhibition Doug Aitken: Electric Earth. Easy Rider tickets include gallery admission. Galleries are open until 8 pm.
Tickets will be for sale beginning June 1, online or at the Modern's admission desk during museum hours.
Advance purchase, by June 29*:
$10/$8 for Modern members/$7 for Reel People members/$5 for children under 12
Day of event purchase:
$15/$12 for Modern members/$10 for Reel People members/$5 for children under 12
Picnic Basket for Two from Café Modern
Picnic baskets are available (beginning June 1) from Café Modern for $45 plus tax, $40 plus tax for members; reservations must be made in advance, before June 23, online or at the Modern's admission desk during museum hours.*
Picnic Basket for Two from Café Modern includes:
Assorted Cheeses and Fruits
Antipasto Box with Assorted Sliced Meats, Grilled Vegetables, and Olives
Chicken Salad, Summer Potato Salad, and Pasta Salad
Please no personal coolers, drinks, food, lawn chairs, or pets.
*In case of inclement weather, the outdoor film will be cancelled. The DJ and festivities will be moved to the Grand Lobby. Pre-purchased tickets will be honored as free museum admission. Reserved picnic baskets will be available for pick up at Café Modern to be enjoyed indoors at the museum or taken home. No refunds.