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Multimedia Effects in the Haunted Mansion workshop

In this 4-hour workshop, Chris Weisbart, hardware hacker and multimedia developer at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, shows how the Disney Imagineers created the Haunted Mansion and discusses different ways you can use some of the same techniques at home for your own ghoulish Halloween effects.

Guitar Pedal Building Workshop

Tuesday, October 14th // 7-10pm
Thursday, October 16th // 7-10pm
at Machine Project
Guitar Pedal Building Workshop is your opportunity to become amazing and impressive, by building a guitar overdrive pedal FROM SCRATCH.
With instructor Mike Wait.

Embroidering in Architecture Workshop

Saturday, October 4th // 4-7pm
Aunt Julia’s Sleeping Porch at the Gamble House
Artist, author and embroidery designer Jenny Hart will lead an embroidery workshop in the remarkable attic of the Gamble House.

Soap Making Workshop

Saturday, October 4th // 2-5pm
with instructor Lisa Anne Auerbach
Inspired by the “House That Soap Built” off of Orange Grove Blvd, participants in this workshop will learn how to make cold process soap with a reusable mold and take home their very own Gamble House citrus soap!

The Urban Cat Architecture Workshop

Wednesday, October 1st // 7-10pm
with instructor Keith Rocka Knittel
Learn how to design a cat dwelling by examining historical references, construction techniques and designs.

Afternoon Tea with the Women of the Gamble House

Sunday, September 28th // 3pm-6pm with the Women’s Center for Creative Work.
The Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW) presents an Afternoon Tea hosted by Pasadenans of 1909. Featuring light musical entertainment and a presentation of the history of Women’s Organizations in Southern California, early twentieth century female household staff will serve iced tea and snacks from honored Gamble-family recipes. A special tour will focus on women’s spaces and work by female artisans.

The Gamble Birdhouse Workshop

Sunday, September 28th // 11am-2pm with instructors Scout Regalia
Workshop participants will build their own edible birdhouse inspired by the architectural elements and detailing of the Gamble House with nuts, seeds, birdfeed brittle, and other aviary accommodating accoutrements.

Letter Writing Workshop

Sunday, September 21st // 4pm-7pm with instructor Mercedes Teixido
Using correspondence examples from The Gamble House inhabitants, participants will learn letter writing techniques through both the form (script, paper, envelopes) and content of period specific letter writing.

Paper Cutting Workshop

Saturday, September 20th // 4pm-7pm with instructor Kaitlynn Redell
In this workshop participants will learn the basics of paper cutting while exploring the intricate architectural and interior design motifs of The Gamble House. We will learn a variety of cutting techniques, including how to create a template and work with various papers.

Plant Preservation and Natural Perfumery Workshop

Saturday, September 20th // 1pm-4pm with instructor Divya Anantharaman
Starting with a history of human-plant/aromatic relationships since ancient times, participants will learn plant preservation procedures, including how to create an essential oil fragrance from historically accurate recipes.

Solar Sun Chime Workshop

Saturday, September 20th // 11am-2pm in the Basement of the Gamble House with instructor David Casey $50 for members // $60 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Ever wanted to learn how to build your own solar-powered gadgets for use in sustainable installations & outdoor computing? This workshop will provide an […]

Anthony McCann Book Release: Thing Music

Saturday, September 13th @ 8:00 PM Machine Project 1200 D North Alvarado St Los Angeles, CA 90026 Anthony McCann reads selections from his new book of poetry Thing Music Join us Saturday, September 13th for a lovely evening of poetry with Anthony McCann, celebrating the release of his new book Thing Music. Event begins at […]

Scraping, Munging and Mining

Tuesday, September 2nd // 7-10pm Thursday, September 4th // 7-10pm & Tuesday, September 9th // 7-10pm at Machine Project with instructor Anthony Arroyo $80 for members // $90 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Did you know that humans are responsible for only 39% of internet traffic? The rest is composed […]

Machine Project Comedy Special

!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM!!LIVE@8PM! Sunday, August 31st at 8pm sharp on computers everywhere $00.25 There was the moon landing, the Watergate hearings, the 1980 Men’s Hockey Finals, the Super Bowl XXXVIII Wardrobe Malfunction, and now… television history will be made again. Tune in to this page, Sunday, August 31st at 8pm sharp for the first ever Machine Project […]

Hour of Power REDUX with LASECA

Tuesday, August 19th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free Machine Project presents an evening of Powerpoint presentations from the students and guests of the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art. Powerpoints are limited to 6.66 minutes each, or roughly 6 minutes and 39 seconds, and will cover a range of topics including but […]

NO PARENTS, NO RULES

Thursday, August 7th at 7pm at Machine Project Free Machine Project super summer interns Brita Loeb and Wendy Ho invite you to their event, NO PARENTS NO RULES. This night of semi-sanctioned pandemonium will defy Machine’s “strict policies and administration” through a variety of intern performances and interactive (and INTERNactive) entertainment. Stand-up comedy, makeovers, fort […]

Becoming More Anonymous

Wednesday, August 6th // 7-10pm Wednesday, August 13th // 7-10pm & Wednesday, August 20th // 7-10pm at Machine Project $90 for members // $110 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Becoming Anonymous is a three-session workshop that will focus on methods for the circumvention or blocking of digital and real-world surveillance. […]

Autotune City Hall Rehearsal

Sunday, August 3rd // 1-4pm at Machine Project Free Have you always wanted to send a message to city government in the form of a poorly autotuned 90 second jingle?? Now is your chance! Come to Machine Project anytime from 1-4pm this Sunday, August 3rd, with a half-baked message to city government that you’d like […]

Beginning Raspberry Pi – Getting Started with Video and Audio

Part 1: Tuesday, July 29th // 7-10pm Part 2: Thursday, July 31st // 7-10pm Part 3: Tuesday, August 5th // 7-10pm at Machine Project $180 for members // $200 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Deadline to register is Tuesday, July 22nd. Instructor: Clay Chaplin In this workshop we will cover […]

Machinations in the Library

Saturday, July 26th Event check-in and doors at 8:00 PM Central Library, 5th Street entrance 630 W 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90071 Installations and Performances with Joel Fox, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Jeepneys, Jmy James Kidd and Tara ONeil Machine Project artists reimagine and respond to the Central Library’s space and/or collections. From a sound and […]

Salon des Refusés

Saturday, July 19th // 2:30pm and Sunday, July 20th // 4:30pm at Machine Project Free Drop by air-conditioned Machine for a series of rescheduled roaming theater performances in the first ever Machine Project Roaming Theater Salon des Refusés (MPRTSdR). After an awesome (and unbearably hot) run in Grand Park, we have transported the Roaming Theatre […]

Wild Clay Workshop – SOLD OUT!

Sunday, July 13th // 1-5pm at Machine Project $50 for members // $60 for non-members CLICK HERE to register. Deadline to register is Thursday, July 3rd. Somewhere near you, wherever you are, there is clay to be found. Learn to identify local clay, and then process some of this special dirt into a workable material. […]

Behind the Scenes with OK Go

Friday, June 27th at 8-11pm at Machine Project Free for members // $999 for non-members CLICK HERE to reserve a ticket Dear Machine Project members, Please join us for an informal behind the scenes event with Ok Go on their new music video, The Writing’s on the Wall. This video is filled with mind-blowing optical illusions […]

Data Art Workshop – SOLD OUT

4 Wednesdays: June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th // 7-10pm at Machine Project $125 for members // $140 for non-members CLICK HERE to register. Wind Map by Hint.fm   Learn how to make artwork out of basic data manipulation in this four-session Data Art class taught by Anthony Arroyo. You’ll learn basic Javascript […]

PhoneGap 101: Utilizing Web Technologies for Mobile Apps

Tuesday, June 10th and Thursday, June 12th // 7-10pm $80 for members // $90 for non-members $75 if you combine this class with the purchase of Web Fundamentals for Mobile Design on June 3rd & 5th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will help you get started making native apps for […]

Palm-Reading and Life-Casting Workshop

Sunday, June 8th // 12-4pm at Machine Project $105 for members // $120 for non-members CLICK HERE to register. First, students will use an alginate-based non-toxic process to make a full life-cast of their hands. Then, tarot and palmistry expert Zac Monday will teach us the basics of palm-reading and we will read our wax […]

Neanderthalism: Handmade Art Materials from your Backyard Workshop

Saturday, May 31st OR Saturday, June 7th // 1-5pm at Machine Project $70 for members // $80 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for the June 7th session. May 31st session is sold out! CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist. Interested in making inexpensive art supplies using materials you gather in your […]

Web Fundamentals for Mobile Design Workshop

Tuesday, June 3rd and Thursday, June 5th // 7-10pm $80 for members // $90 for non-members $75 if you combine this class with the purchase of PhoneGap 101 on June 10th & 12th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will teach you the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript in the […]

Intermediate Arduino: Automated Household Electronics

Sunday, May 18th // 1-5pm $60 for members // $70 for non-members Cancelled, sorry! Have basic knowledge of arduino scripting and your own arduino board, but want to go deeper? This workshop with David Casey will teach you how to turn anything that can be plugged into an AC power outlet on and off with […]

That’s just, like, your color experience, man – The History of Questioning Color Perception

Thursday, May 8th at 8pm at Machine Project Free Have you ever wondered whether other people’s color experience is the same as your own? Have you ever wondered why you wondered about this: that is, why you wondered about whether other people’s color experience is the same as your own? In this talk, Professor Zed […]

DIY Art Space or Whatever – Sold Out

Saturday, May 3rd from 3-6pm – at Machine Project Sold Out, Sorry — CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list A sort-of annual invitation from Mark Allen, the guy who started Machine Project: “Hey you! Have you ever thought about starting your own art/music/literary/performance/whatever space? Why not? Los Angeles is a rich environment […]

Hold Your Applause : Four Takes on Clapping

Friday, May 2nd at 8pm at Machine Project Free Applause Machine (in Construction Yellow), designed by Martin Smith for Laikingland   An event about clapping, organized on the occasion of Cabinet magazine’s new issue on Celebration. Writer Kate Wolf will speak about clapping history, etiquette, and semiotics; musicians Nick Tamburro and John Atkinson will perform […]

Circuit Drawing 101 Workshop

Saturday, April 19th and Sunday, April 20th // 1pm – 6pm $135 for members // $150 for non-members CLICK HERE to register; deadline to register is Monday, April 14th Spend a weekend first learning the basics of circuitry and electronics, and then hand-drawing artworks that double as devices that make sound, light up or compute. […]

Flip of the Wrist

Thursday, April 10 at 8pm at Machine Project Free Polphonic Ring Cycle, The King Pins, 2009   Machine Project presents a one night screening of animated short experimental films and videos from artists across the world. Through illustration, live action and stop motion, Flip of the Wrist reconsiders animation as a form of performance document, […]

Workshop on Workshops NYC

Thursday, April 10th at 7pm at the CUNY Center for the Humanities in Manhattan Free CLICK HERE to register for the event Workshop on Workshops is a two hour session on the creation, planning and production of educational programs as a form of experimental curation. The process begins with an intensive brainstorming exercise where each […]

Make Your Own Algae Sculpture – SOLD OUT

Tuesday, April 8th // 7-10pm $55 for members // $60 for non-members CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist In this class you will make your own LED-lit algae sculpture to take home with you, with the help of Denise King, exhibit developer for the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Algae is a unique medium […]

Intro to Arduino – Sold Out

April 5th, 6th & 12th // 1-5pm $225 for members // $250 for non-members Sold out, sorry! CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist. Instructor Scott Cazan will teach you about Arduino and explore many of its artistic applications in this three-session class. An Arduino is an open-source micro-controller with the ability to quickly […]

Exploding Plants: Nature’s Weapons of Mass Reproduction

Thursday, April 3rd at 8pm at Machine Project Free Despite the phrase “watching grass grow” being and idiom for something slow and boring, a number of plants and fungi have developed a variety of methods to move rapidly to disperse their spores and seeds. In this presentation, Professor Dwight Whitaker will show how his research […]

Intro to Textile Design & Sewing

Textile Design Workshop: Wednesday, April 2nd from 7-10pm Optional drop-in session for assistance in uploading your pattern to Spoonflower: Saturday, April 5th from 1-2pm Sewing Workshop: Wednesday, April 24th from 7-10pm $75 for members // $85 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop PART 1: TEXTILE DESIGN Learn the basics of designing […]

Out of Sight, Out of Mind Closing Reception

Out of Sight, Out of Mind Closing Reception Sunday, March 23rd // 6-9pm in the Machine Project Project Space for Projects Machine Project presents Out of Sight, Out of Mind a group exhibition of artists who use geometry and abstraction to create optical investigations, instigate perceptual play, and generate sensorial complexities while nodding to the […]

Machine Project Book Sale Fundraiser

Sunday, March 23rd // Member preview from 10-11am, open to the public 11-4pm at Machine Project Do you ever wonder how Machine Project has the money to do the absurdly overambitious programming you love? It’s because of people like you who donate their money or time. This year we are going to try some different […]

Video, Solo Trombone and Electronics – A Collaboration by Tom Leeser and Matt Barbier

Saturday, March 22 at 8pm in Machine Project’s Mystery Theater $9 for members/ $15 for non-members Click here to buy tickets Tom Leeser and composer and trombonist Matt Barbier present a performance of video, spoken word and solo trombone, featuring new work by both artists. You can also join Tom Leeser in the Machine Project […]

Tom Leeser: Machine Project Artist in Residence for a Day

Saturday, March 22nd // 12-5pm at Machine Project Free Tom Leeser will be the Machine Project Artist in Residence for a Day on Saturday, March 22. As part of the residency, Tom will be inhabiting the Machine Project Project Space for Projects to work, read, listen and conduct conversation. Visitors who wish to interact with […]

The Entrancingly Entropic World of Terry Fuckwitt – Jason Torchinsky

Friday, March 21st // 8pm at Machine Project FREE Terry Fuckwitt. The name itself conjures up images of the soaring heights capable of the collective souls of humankind. It’s also a recurring comic in the British semi-low brow humor magazine, Viz. This event will analyze, frame-by-frame, one particular Terry Fuckwitt comic strip from an over […]

Black/White Oratorio

Sunday, March 16th // 4:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members. For the 4pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Machine Project will present not one, but two very rare performances (the fourth and fifth […]

The Trans-Centurial Harpsichord – Sepand Shahab and Richard Valitutto

March 13th, 14th & 15th at 8pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members. For the Thursday show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the Friday show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the Saturday show, […]

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Workshop – Time Lapse Video

Wednesday, March 12th and Monday, March 17th // 7pm – 10pm $175 for members // $195 for non-members Enrollment has ended. Please email machine@machineproject.com to be put on the advance notification list for future Raspberry Pi classes. Instructor: Clay Chaplin In this workshop we will cover getting started with Raspberry Pi computers, with an emphasis […]

Table Tennis Professionals vs. Optical Illusion Ping Pong Room!

Saturday, March 8th // 2-5pm at Machine Project FREE Ping pong pro Adam Bobrow takes on the Optical Illusion Ping Pong Room. Come hear the table tennis professional talk about what it’s like to play on the international professional circuit, demonstrate some useful techniques, and see how his skills measure up against the disorienting power […]

Machine Project’s KCET Artbound episode screening

Saturday, March 8th // 12-6pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project FREE – drop by anytime! Hey, we’re going to be on TV! Specifically, Artbound on KCET is airing a special episode on the Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture this Thursday at 9pm. If you miss the official TV screening, you can […]

A Thesaurus of Horrors: A History of the Fear of Premature Burial

Friday, March 7th at 8pm at Machine Project Free Librarian Megan Rosenbloom, director of Death Salon, takes you on an exploration of the Victorian obsession with premature burial based on books from the era, and how those hilariously lurid books inspired the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Megan will delve into some of the purported […]

From the Bottom of a Well Looking Up — Ezra Buchla, Brian Crabtree, and Kelli Cain

Thursday, March 6th // 8:00pm and 10:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members. For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Music in three parts […]

Becoming Anonymous

Tuesdays, March 4th, 11th, & 18th // 7-10pm $95 for members // $110 for non-members Sold out, sorry. CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list for this workshop. Becoming Anonymous is a three-session workshop that will focus on methods for the circumvention or blocking of digital and real-world surveillance. Browse the internet anonymously. […]

Community Bread Bake in Grand Park

Sunday, March 2nd // 11am – 2pm in Grand Park Join Machine Project and artist Michael O’Malley for a community bread bake in Grand Park. Michael has built a portable, wood-fired oven and will open it up to anyone who would like to bake bread in it. He’ll be baking batches of your bread at […]

Bread Baking Using Naturally Leavened Dough and Whole Grain Flour

Saturday, March 1st // 1-4pm $45 for members // $55 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop In this afternoon workshop, you’ll learn baking concepts from starter to finished loaf. We will begin with ideas about maintaining a sourdough culture and the difference between commercial and “wild” yeast. We will develop dough […]

Experimental Casting Workshop at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

Saturday, March 1st and Sunday, March 2nd // 12pm – 4pm at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90041 $105 for members // $120 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Machine Project and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock present an experimental casting workshop with artist […]

Digital Cameras + Circuit Bending = Glitch Art

Sunday, February 23rd // 12-6pm $110 for members // $125 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Learn the basics of circuit bending and hardware-based glitch art techniques in this afternoon workshop. We will dismantle and disarm a digital camera, short circuit the electronics, and capture wild hallucinations from the altered mind […]

Optical Illusion Ping Pong

Saturday, February 22nd from 2-5pm at Machine Project Free Adrienne Adar invites you to experience Optical Illusion Ping Pong, an amped up version of the beloved rec room game. Experience the psychedelic effects of playing ping pong while immersed in a room covered floor to ceiling with a black and white checkerboard pattern. Test your […]

Improv for People Who Would Never Take an Improv Class

Thursday, February 20th & Thursday February 27th // 7-10pm $55 for members // $65 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Let’s say you’re intrigued by improv but always felt weird about signing up for a class. Well, Machine has you covered! In this two-day class, which takes place on the Mystery […]

DIY Art Space or Whatever – SOLD OUT, sorry

Sunday, February 16th at 1pm at Machine Project Free with RSVP APOLOGIES DEAR PEOPLE, BUT WE ARE TOTALLY FULL. Email machine@machineproject.com with the subject line [thanks for nothing] to be put on the wait list for this time, and the advance notification list for next time. A sort-of annual invitation from Mark Allen, the guy […]

A One Woman Nutcracker

Friday, February 14th // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members Sold out, sorry! CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. A One Woman Nutcracker comes to life in this moving, non-ballet meditation […]

DOUBLE BILL! Emily Lacy & Theater for One and Absolutely One Wretchedly Singular Person

Thursday, February 13th at 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. 10pm show is SOLD OUT.CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. […]

The Ship’s Recorder — a three act play by Tom McKenzie

Thursday, Friday & Saturday February 6th-8th // Shows at 8:00pm & 10:30pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $12 for members // $20 for non-members The 8pm Thursday show is SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE to be put on the wait list. The […]

Music for Evidence – Brian Getnick, Bryatt Bryant and Ahrum Hong

Saturday, February 1st // 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Photo by Bryatt Bryant […]

DIY Bitters Making & Tasting Workshop

Monday, January 27th // 7-10pm $55 for members // $65 for non-members CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Calling all cocktail enthusiasts! Learn how to make your own aromatic bitters in the pre-prohibition style, in our pre-prohibition style mystery theater. Class begins with a brief history of bitters and a tasting of the […]

Dear Comrade : Screening and Q&A with director Mady Schutzman

Thursday, January 16th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free Join us for a screening of Dear Comrade, an experimental essay film inspired by a significant moment in California’s ‘utopian’ history — the creation of Llano del Rio, one of California’s most successful secular cooperative colonies. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director […]

Privately Published: A Descent Into Early 20th Century Mail Order Erotica : Colin Dickey

Wednesday, January 15th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free Colin Dickey invites you into the world of early 20th century mail-order erotica. In order to evade post office censors, smut peddlers like Panurge Press and Falstaff Press were obligated to dress up their offerings with a veneer of scientific dross, resulting in works that were […]

Forensic Topology : Geoff Manaugh

Friday, January 10th // 8:00pm at Machine Project Free An underground tunnel used for bank robbery, 2013   Author Geoff Manaugh will speak about the relationship between burglary, architecture, and urban planning. He will discuss how the built environment of Los Angeles helped it become the “bank robbery capital of the world” in the 1990s, […]

Star and the Red Lady : Shayna Keller & Brigitte Nicole Grice

Friday, December 20th // 8pm & 10pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $7 for members // $10 for non-members For the 8pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For the 10pm show, CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Please join us for […]

Acting On Impulse + Public Conversation with Eric Laska hosted by Bennett Williamson

Saturday, December 14 // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Free // Drop in Come see New York sound artist Eric Laska and Alvarado Caverns‘ very last open hours. The performance is ongoing from 8-9pm, so drop in and out as you please. 8-9pm: Acting On Impulse Acting On Impulse is a performance […]

Dead Horses: Douglas Kearney and Paul Buckley

Friday, December 13th // 8:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show Dusk is just a gutshot sky. Ought not chase the dead’s dollars. An aria by 20 […]

Double bill! Torreya Cummings and Park Detail’s Band

Thursday, December 12th // 9:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this show Torreya Cummings of San Francisco presents THE END, a dramatic reading of a partially crowdsourced text […]

Josh Beckman: BASS CAVE

Thursday, December 12th // 7-8:30pm in Alvarado Caverns at Machine Project Free Probe the dark depths on this low frequency audio exploration of Alvarado Caverns as Josh Beckman drops beneath the surface with a cathartic mix of bass tracks & spelunking soundscapes. Underground or underwater, droning through the slow sludge of the tangible ether, surrender […]

Advanced Processing: Programming Generative Art

Tuesday, December 10th and Wednesday, December 11th // 7-10pm at Machine Project $85 for members // $95 for non-members $80 if you combine this class with the purchase of Intro to Processing December 3rd & 4th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will teach more advanced programming techniques including object-oriented programming […]

Los Angeles: City Of Butterflies – Host Plant Sale & Lepidopterology Party

Sunday, December 8th // 12-5pm at Machine Project Join us as Ann Hadlock & the Theodore Payne Foundation transform our 99-cent store into a native plant store and butterfly education center! Each butterfly species requires a unique host plant which their caterpillars consume before they chrysalize and metamorphose into their flying form. A small garden […]

Introduction to Processing: Programming Fundamentals

Tuesday, December 3rd and Wednesday, December 4th // 7-10pm $85 for members // $95 for non-members $80 if you combine this class with the purchase of Advanced Processing December 10th & 11th CLICK HERE to sign up for this workshop Raphael Arar will teach the fundamentals of programming in a visual context using the Processing […]

In the Drawing Room: Ambiance by Daedelus with Tea Solo by Jaymie Lao

Sunday, November 24 // 2:00 pm & 5:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members The 2pm show is sold out. Please CLICK HERE to be put on the waitlist. The 5pm show is sold out. […]

The Green Room – Justin Streichman with Chip Godwin, Gustine Fudickar, and Davie-Blue

Saturday, November 23 // 5:00pm and 11:59pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members The 5pm show is sold out. CLICK HERE to be added to the waitlist. The 11:59pm show is sold out. CLICK HERE […]

Double Bill: Dominique Gillot & Laura Perini

Saturday, November 23rd // 2:00pm in the Mystery Theater at Machine Project Seating is extremely limited and by advance purchase only. No late seating. $9 for members // $15 for non-members CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Dominique Gillot presents ESCAPISM, CINNAMON, ALTERNATE CURRENT AND OTHER FACTS RELATED TO THE ART OF MAGIC, 25 minutes of […]

LA Department of Cultural Affairs Arts Development Fee Temporary Intervention!

Saturday, November 23rd // 11am – 7pm On the sidewalks outside 11750 W. Olympic Blvd FREE Machine Project has curated a series of hour-long performances to take place throughout the day at 11750 W. Olympic Blvd, in West Los Angeles. All the pieces will take place on the sidewalk of Olympic Boulevard, and it’s adjacent […]