Events
  • Open Studios

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Open Studios: L.A. Summer Residency

    The artists and designers of the first-ever L.A. Summer Residency invite you to their open studio event! The public can join family and friends as they tour the studios and view all of the incredible work produced during the past three weeks. A closing reception will follow from 4-5:30pm.

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

  • Closing Reception

    Jun 23| Special Event
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    Closing Reception: L.A. Summer Residency

     

    The L.A. Summer Residency at Otis College of Art and Design offers an opportunity for artists and designers to work side-by-side in an immersive three-week residency within the vibrant art and design community of Los Angeles.

    More information about the L.A. Summer Residency Program.

     

    Join us for the closing reception of Otis College’s first residency. 

    Friday, June 23, 2017  

    The Forum | 4:00 PM

  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

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Hours

Please note: Visitors who are not directly affiliated with the college must first check in at the Circulation Desk, and are restricted to visiting hours from 9am to 3:30pm M-F and regular weekend hours. Only visitors engaged in serious study in the arts will be permitted to stay.

 
Unless otherwise noted, main hours for the Main Campus Library are as follows:

Summer Semester 2017
May 30, 2017 - Aug 1, 2017
Monday and Tuesdayy: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Independence Day
July 4th, 2017
Tuesday  CLOSED

Labor Day
September 4th, 2017
Monday  CLOSED

Election Day
November 7th, 2017
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thanksgiving
November 22th - November 26th, 2017
Wednesday - Friday  CLOSED
Saturday - Sunday  TBD

End of Term
December 17th - 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
December 18th - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED


Winter Break

December 19th, 2017 – January 2nd, 2018
The Library will be CLOSED
 

Winter Interim

January 3rd – January 15th, 2018
Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED


Spring Semester 2018

January 16th - May 8th, 2018
Monday - Thursday  7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday  7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3 pm
Sundays  12:15 pm - 5 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 15th, 2018
Monday  CLOSED

Presidents Day
February 19th, 2018
Monday  CLOSED

Spring Break
March 19th - March 25th, 2018
Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED BOTH WEEKENDS


Summer 2018

May 21nd - August 1st, 2018
TBA