A Machine Project Field Guide to LACMA: Workshops Info

The workshops below will be offered on November 15th during A Machine Project Field Guide to LACMA.

All of the following workshops are FREE! Just show up!

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CHRIS BURDEN BIRDS

with Cheryl Cambras

Location: BP Grand Entrance (Palm Trees)
Times: Ongoing, drop in from noon – 3pm, 3:30 – 6:30pm

A crochet workshop to craft fuzzy companions for Chris Burden’s Urban Light.

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FOAL ARMY (Budget Cuts)
with Douglas Irving Repetto

Location: BP Grand Entrance
Times: Ongoing, drop in all day

America’s premier foal army gallops triumphantly across the BP Grand Entrance, celebrating 101 years as “America’s Favorite Fighting Foals”.

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HYPERBOLIC CROCHET PLASTIC BAG WORKSHOP
with the Institute for Figuring

Location: Ahmanson Building: The Charles E. and Palmer G. Ducommun Gallery (L2)
Times: Two sessions, Noon – 3pm, 3:30 – 6:30pm. Please be on time.

Margaret and Christine Wertheim will lead a workshop on how to crochet trash bags into hyperbolic corals. All works created on the day will be incorporated into the institute’s ever-expanding Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef installation. Come and weave your own plastic garbage into this monster.

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MACHINE PROJECT ELECTRON WRANGLERS: SYNTHESIZER WORKSHOP

Location: BP Grand Entrance
Times: Ongoing, drop in from noon – 6pm

Learn to solder in this hands-on electronics workshop. All participants build (and keep) a primitive synthesizer.

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PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND THE MULTIPLEX; BUILDING A NESTING BOX COMMUNITY DEMO
with Ryan Taber

Location: Art of the Americas Building Balcony (L4)
Times: Ongoing, drop in from 1 – 6pm

Hands-on demonstration of avian nesting box building techniques using materials recovered from the LACMA grounds and your favorite materials from home, culminating in the construction of a sculptural nesting box community space. For birds.

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REPLICA REPLICA, AFTER W.R.G.
with Liz Glynn

Location: Kendall Concourse (across from the BCAM Entrance)
Times: Ongoing, drop in from noon – 6pm

LACMA’s throwaways are transformed into precious objects for the future. Join Liz Glynn to create replicas of works from the Classical sculpture collection out of the museum’s trash. Blender optional.