Feb 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Adult Two-Day Workshop: Positions and Reflections

February 26 & 27; 6–­9 pm

Feb 26 2015 - 7:00pm

The Mosaic Quartet Presented in Partnership with Cliburn 180 

San Diego’s hottest new band creatively blends modern and classical music rooted in each member’s extensive training as a concert pianist. These art-pop rockers (aka M4) include frontman Jonathan Belanger, Yamaha-endorsed keyboardist Chetan Tierra, bassist Melissa Creider, and drummer Patrick Knightly. Hang out with the band after the show. Drinks are on us.

Feb 27 2015 - 6:00pm

Adult Two-Day Workshop: Positions and Reflections

February 26 & 27; 6–­9 pm

Feb 28 2015 - 2:00pm

The Last Picture Show  (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) An adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s novel and set in a small North Texas town, The Last Picture Show focuses on the coming-of-age stories of Sonny (Timothy Bottoms), Duane (Jeff Bridges), and Jacy (Cybill Shepherd), as the conservative American values of the 1950s begin to crumble into a stark, moody landscape.

Mar 1 2015 - 1:00pm

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on the Museum’s current exhibitions. Artists, art historians, critics, writers, and architects hold conversations and lead tours in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months.

 

Mar 1 2015 - 2:00pm

Docent-led tours in Spanish are offered at 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month, when gallery admission is free. These tours are open to the public and do not require prior arrangements.
Docents are also available to conduct private tours in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, and American Sign Language when reservations are made at least two weeks in advance.

Mar 1 2015 - 2:00pm

Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk.

Mar 1 2015 - 2:00pm

Two sessions of this free program are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

Mar 4 2015 - 7:00pm

Treasure Island, based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money, and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.
It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the innkeeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in, and her dangerous voyage begins.

Mar 5 2015 - 7:00pm

Dark Girls  (NR, 2012, 72 minutes) This fascinating and controversial film explores the prejudices dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It examines the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures which often lead to self-esteem issues.  The film contains interviews with notable African Americans including Viola Davis.

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