Monday, September 14, 2009

This Friday night at TAM, FILM NIGHT!!!

Come join us at TAM on the sculpture deck for the free screening of Abel Raises Cain. This is a hilarious documentary made by Jenny Abel telling the story of her media prankster parents. Visit for more information on the film. The evening begins at 8 with an intro by Jenny and will end with a q & a session.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Peter Alexander openining in New York

Friend of TAM and husband of 12 Gauger Claudia Parducci, Peter Alexander will be exhibiting in New York this month. Congrats Peter!!

Augusta Wood's new site...

Los Angeles photographer Augusta Wood who will be featured in the upcoming TAM group show Baker's Dozen.
She just launched a newly updated site so absorb some of her awesomeness at

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Dante's Inferno screening

Thanks to Sandow Birk and Elyse Pignolet for hosting a screening of their awesome film Dante's Inferno. And thanks to all of you who joined us. Stay tuned for the September movie night.

Allison Schulnick interview on Fecal is the link to see this interview with Allison on the usuall awesome art/culture site from San Fran. Allison will be one of the artists in our upcoming exhbition Baker's Dozen which will open September 19th. Allison also has an upcoming solo show at Mark Moore gallery in Santa Monica.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Dante's Inferno Screening @ TAM on 8/21

Come and join us for a free screening of Dante's Inferno with intro and q&a by the artists involved on Friday August 21 at 8 p.m..
Check out for more details on the film and for more info on the art of Sandow Birk.
Click on the flier for more details.

Friday, July 24, 2009

August 6 is our innagural Society of Interested Persons Salon

As a new programming feature here at the museum we are going to host a bi-monthly salon which will begin August 6 at 8:00. Each salon will feature 4 presenters: a visual artist, a musician/band, a literary reader curated by the awesome Nikki Darling, and a lecturer. Each presenter will be given 15 minutes to present and answer any questions the audeince might have. This is a great opportunity to be exposed to art, literature, music, and other disciplines or information that you were not exposed to before. It is free.

Our presenters this month will be:

Los Angeles abstract painter/sculptor Andy Kolar (http://www.carlberggallery/ for more images).

Orange County musician Barrett Johnson ( and Portland OR based musician Annie Bethancourt ( will play a set together.

Kate Wolf is a fiction writer and journalist. She is the recipient ofa 2008 MFA in writing from the California Institute of the Arts. Hernonfiction has appeared in the LA Weekly, Swingset Magazine, Bidoun,and Dossier Journal. She currently lives on Mt. Washington in LosAngeles where she is at work on a collection of short stories.

And prominent Los Angeles based art collector Judith Spence ( will give us a lecture about her work on the psychology of thinking about art.

Please come and join us for this casual and stimulating evening out on the sculpture deck here at the Torrance Art Museum.