Events
  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Tuning the Room

    Jan 28| Exhibition
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    Anna Craycroft: Tuning the Room

    January 28 - April 16, 2017

    Ben Maltz Gallery

  • Opening Reception

    Jan 28| Special Event
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    In acoustical engineering, “tuning the room” is a technique for measuring the specific sound properties of an enclosed space and then adapting the environment to improve its acoustic reflections. New York-based artist Anna Craycroft applies this technique both literally and metaphorically to the Ben Maltz Gallery for her exhibition Tuning the Room. Craycroft’s exhibition asks that we consider how the specific characteristics of an environment shape our experience within it, and how we become attuned in return.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

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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:

Fall Semester 2016

August 31st - December 19th, 2016
Monday - Thursday  7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday  7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Labor Day
September 5th, 2016
Monday  CLOSED

Election Day
November 8th, 2016
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Thanksgiving Break
November 23th - November 27th, 2016
Wednesday - Friday  CLOSED
Saturday - Sunday  Regular hours

End of Term
December 17th - December 19th, 2016
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED
Monday  8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Winter Break

December 20th, 2016 – January 3rd, 2017
The Library will be CLOSED
December 20th until 8:30 am on January 4th
Please note that we will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 17th, and Sunday, December 18th.

Winter Interim

January 4th – January 16th, 2017
Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED


Spring Semester 2017

January 17th - May 9th, 2017
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 16th, 2017
Monday  CLOSED

Presidents Day
February 20th, 2017
Monday  CLOSED

Spring Break
March 20th - March 26th, 2017
Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED BOTH WEEKENDS


Summer 2017

May 22nd - August 1st, 2017
TBA