Events
  • Lecture presented by Kata McNamara. From contemporary art museums to independent project spaces to college art galleries, Otis College Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Kate McNamara, will discuss her dedicated engagement with alternative and not-for-profit art spaces and the vital role these kinds of institutions play in today’s contemporary art world.

  • 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

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Room Reservations

Room reservations for on campus meetings and events are made through an internet based application called Ad Astra Schedule.  For instructions on how to use primary functions of the system please see below.


 

How to Login to Ad Astra Schedule

Login Credentials: To login to Ad Astra Schedule you must have an Otis College username and password
1.  Click here to be re-directed to the Ad Astra Schedule website
2.  Enter your User Name and Password in the upper right hand corner of the webpage
3.  Click Login.  You will then be directed to the Ad Astra Schedule home page

How to View Calendars

1.  After logging in to Ad Astra Schedule click the "Calendars" tab
2.  Click the Scheduling Grids link
3.  Select a calendar from the "Choose Calendar" drop down menu on the right hand side of the webpage
4.  Select All Rooms from the Filter drop down menu or filter by selecting a specific building
5.  Search specific dates by clicking the calendar icon in the upper left hand corner of the page.  After selecting a date click the green refresh button next to the calendar icon

How to Make a Room Request

1.  After logging in to Ad Astra Schedule click the "Events" tab and select “Event Request”.  This will prompt a pop-up window where you will select Event Request Form.  From the drop down menu select the “Room Reservation Request Form” and click “Next”
2.  Fill out the Contact Information, Event Details, and Meeting Generator sections thoroughly
3.  To complete the Meeting Recurrence section select a Start Time and End Time using the drop down arrows.  Then select a date by clicking the desired date in the calendars provided.  Once the times and date have been selected click “Create”.  Your selection will appear in the “Meetings” section to the right.
4.  Under “Meetings” check the box next to your meeting date and select “Assign Rooms”.  Use the pop-up window to select a room.  You can also search for a room using the filter on the left hand side.
5.  Select an available by clicking on “Available”.  Selected rooms are highlight in green.
6.  Once you have selected your room(s) click “OK”. The window will close and you will see the room populated on the “Meetings” section
7.  Please review all information before submitting your request.  You cannot edit your request after it has been submitted.
8.  To submit the form click the Save icon at the top of the request form. You will then be redirected to the request confirmation page.

Note: The confirmation page is  a confirmation of the request ONLY.  Once you have requested a room the Registration Office will be notified.  Once your request has been approved you will receive an “Event Summary" notification email.

How to Make a Late Room Reservation Request

For last minute room requests (within 5 days of meeting/event) please submit a Late Room Reservation Request.  You will receive a confirmation email once your request has been approved/denied.

 

If you have any questions not answered above, please contact the Registration Office at registration@otis.edu.

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