Lecture Series & Art Project
Sponsored by Dagny’s Coffee Company
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Lecture: 10:30AM - 11:30AM | Art Project: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Free to members | $5 non-members
In participation with Downtown Bakersfield’s Second Saturday events BMoA is proud to present a new Lecture Series offering unique insight into artistic culture with special guest lecturers, artists, and behind the scenes looks into the art programs and exhibitions. Also included with admission is an all-ages art project that explores the concepts and themes of the current BMoA Exhibitions.
Laddie John Dill, BMoA Permanent Collection Artist
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Laddie John Dill, a Los Angeles artist, had his first solo exhibition at a New York City Gallery in 1971. A part of the “light and space” movement coming out of California in the 60’s and 70’s, his work “Light Plains” was recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. BMoA is the permanent home of a 54-panel installation by the artist titled Volcanic Basin & Range, housed in the Museum’s foyer. Dill will join Curator Rachel Magnus for a conversation about his work, career and legacy.
Explore Material and Texture
10:00AM - 4:00PM | All Ages
This month’s project encourages you to investigate how different materials mix to create unique textures and finishes on a single surface. Based on the luminous and colorful façade of the Laddie John Dill’s Volcanic
Basin & Range installation in our foyer, Dill’s experimentation in mixed media shows several ways to incorporate what is man-made into organic formations.
BMoA Exhibiting Artist
Students from the BMoA ArtWorks Program
Rebecca Weller, Ph.D
CSUB Professor of Modern Art History
Programs subject to change.
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