NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO – From an outdoor film festival in a sculpture garden to an award-winning chef curating an art show, here’s the rundown on what’s coming up near you this week.
Socrates Sculpture Park just kicked off its annual outdoor film festival, which features a film from a different country or culture each week until the end of August. Each film is screened on the Park’s beautiful spot on the waterfront overlooking the Manhattan skyline – plus, it’s free.
WHERE: Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY
WHEN: Every Wednesday in July and August.
Chef Vinny Dotolo, winner of the prestigious James Beard award, is putting on an art show featuring paintings, sculpture, video, and more food-inspired creations, inspired by the intersection between food and art culture in Los Angeles. (Plus, they’re serving a cocktail called This is not an olive, which makes our inner art nerd very happy.)
WHERE: M+B, 612 North Almont Drive, Los Angeles
WHEN: July 2nd to September 7th.
This new show at the SF MoMA examines how the medium of photoraphy has developed over the years, from daguerreotypes to slide projections to video installations.
WHERE: SF MoMA, 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103
WHEN: May 14th to September 25th.