NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO – From the New Museum’s end-of-the-year showcase to an exhibition of Guillermo del Toro’s terrifying monsters, here’s the rundown on what’s coming up near you this week.
NEW INC, the New Museum’s creative incubator for art, design, and technology, kicked off its end-of-the-year showcase this weekend. (We know, it’s only July – but if we had this much cool stuff to share, we’d start our end-of-the-year party in July, too.) Drop by the showcase to test out some sweet new VR experiences, wearable technologies, and more.
WHERE: New Museum at 231 Bowery, Ground Floor
WHEN: July 28st–31st & August 4th–7th, 12–5PM
Did Pan’s Labyrinth give you nightmares? (No? Just us?) The director presents the creative process behind the terrifying monsters of his Oscar-gilded movies at the LACMA starting tomorrow.
WHERE: LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles
WHEN: Starting August 1st.
Illustrator George Pfau presents a reading and Q&A of his new illustrated self-help book, Quiet Please: The Mental Game of Art and Tennis, which explores the parallels between the myriad of rules and regulations that control the way we behave in both tennis and in day-to-day life.
WHERE: Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut Street Berkeley, CA
WHEN: August 4th 6-7PM