SundayDecember 21
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • Free.
TuesdayDecember 23
About Face Drawing SessionsPortrait Drawing | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing | 7:15 – 9:15 p.m.
About Face Drawing Sessions
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There's no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model. Must be 18 or older to participate. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.
FridayDecember 26
Spark Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera12:30 - 1:00 p.m.Spark Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
Come to the CMA for a lunchtime Spark Tour! This quick, 30-minute "Spark Tour" of the Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera exhibition is for busy holiday workers and shoppers with limited time to visit the museum or those interested in a brief overview of the show before exploring further on their own. Free with membership or admission.
SundayDecember 28
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • Free.
MondayJanuary 5
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There's no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model. Must be 18 or older to participate. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students
FridayJanuary 9
Lecture & Book Signing: Director of the Norman Rockwell Museum Laurie Norton MoffattNoonLecture & Book Signing: Director of the Norman Rockwell Museum Laurie Norton Moffatt
Laurie Norton Moffatt, director of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is one of the nation's leading specialists on Norman Rockwell. She will share her expertise on the life and works of the famed illustrator. Experience the latest ways of viewing Rockwell's work in this talk, presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera. Moffatt will sign copies of the fully illustrated hardback exhibition catalogue following the lecture. Free with membership or admission.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
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TuesdayJanuary 13
About Face Drawing SessionsPortrait Drawing | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing | 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
About Face Drawing Sessions
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There's no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model. Must be 18 or older to participate. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions
ThursdayJanuary 15
Printmaking 1016:00 - 8:00 p.m.Printmaking 101
Join us for a two-part workshop with CMA instructor Jimmy Hiller to explore basic procedures and styles in the art of printmaking. Printmaking 101 is the first of 4 classes in the new the Art School 101 series which offers participants the perfect opportunity to dabble in printmaking, photography, watercolor painting, and drawing while learning new techniques. Participants must be 18 or older. Individual classes (two sessions each): $80 / $60 members. Sign up for all 4 and receive a 20 % discount: $256 / $192 members.
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    Cost:

  • Individual classes (two sessions each): $80 / $60 members. Sign up for all 4 and receive a 20 % discount: $256 / $192 members
SaturdayJanuary 17
Film: Norman RockwellNoonFilm: Norman Rockwell
His glorious and direct paintings of everyday life celebrate an idealized view of America, but behind these simple images was a complicated man. 50 minutes. Free with membership or admission.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
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TuesdayJanuary 20
ArtBreak: The Nature of Art with Naturalist Rudy Mancke10:30 a.m. -NoonArtBreak: The Nature of Art with Naturalist Rudy Mancke
ArtBreak is a program that looks at art through a different lens. Each session features a speaker, typically from outside the art world, who gives insight into their worldview by sharing their interpretation of works of art at the CMA. This month, begin the morning at the museum with pastries and coffee sold at a pop-up café by Drip before Rudy Mancke, famed naturalist, USC professor, and longtime SCETV favorite, discusses the natural world as seen through the visual arts.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.