Month: February 2009
Target Free for Families- Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)
The Orange County Museum of Art is offering free admission on the second Sunday of the month thanks to a generous contribution from Target.
The Target Free Second Sunday of the month is a great way for families to explore art together. The Target Free Sunday’s will offer all day family friendly activities and offer a unique opportunity to spend time as a family.
Here is a calendar of the upcoming family events.
TARGET FREE SECOND SUNDAYS 2009 CALENDAR
Sunday, March 8, 2009
View contemporary artwork by California artists and create hands-on projects that explore the symbols and images of California culture. Stay and enjoy live entertainment by Razzle Bam Boom – a musical performance that teaches children how the art form of Rock n’ Roll has developed and changed through the decades. Free tours of the of the 2008 California Biennial will also be available.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Art in Motion
Experience art through motion! Activities include kinetic sculptures, action art, and live performances. Stay for family-friendly entertainment and free tours of Moving Images: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
Color, Form & Flora
Create expressive and colorful representations of the natural world inspired by works in the exhibition Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce. Stay for live entertainment and free guided tours of the current exhibitions. This event is held in conjunction with the annual Orange County Imagination Celebration.
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Art & Animation
Discover the world of animation as you build your own kinetic sculptures, create simple animation and more! Entertainment includes animated children’s films and free tours of the exhibition Moving Images: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection.
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Fun with Flowers
Create abstract and colorful floral representations inspired by works in the Illumination exhibition. Stay for family-friendly entertainment and free tours of Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Sizzling Summer Fun!
Create cool projects inspired by the summer heat. Take a free guided tour of Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce and stay for the live entertainment.
Sunday, September 13, 2009
The Learning Curve
Make fun and funky projects just in time to get back into the school groove! Create unique journals, bookmarks and other academically-inspired art. Don’t miss the free guided tours of Moving Images: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection.
Target Free Second Sundays is generously sponsored by Target.
This is an excellent way to spend a Sunday and the best part is that you can enjoy all of it for free. For additional inf0rmation click here
Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)
Museum Hours & Information 850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660
Phone | 949-759-1122
Admissions Desk: ext. 243
Fax | 949-759-5623
Orange County’s Greak Park Ice Skating Rink- and Yes it’s Free!!
I received a great tip from reader Gina about Orange County’s Great Park Ice Skating Rink. To celebrate the Grand Opening of the ice skating facilities from Feb 14-Mar 15 the ice skating rink will offer free admission and rentals. The rink will be open on Fridays,Saturdays and Sundays.
SKATE SESSION TIMES
11:00 am � 10:00 pm (sessions begin at the start of every hour)
80 skaters per hourly session
PRICE AND SKATE EQUIPMENT
Admission and skate rentals are FREE to the public.
Helmets are available upon request at no charge.
Guests are welcome to bring their own skates and helmets.
ADVANCED TICKETING POLICY
To accommodate the requests of our many visitors, the Orange County Great Park will be providing a limited number of advanced tickets on a first come, first serve basis for each weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday).
A stand-by line will be available for the remaining skate session tickets, on a first come, first serve basis.
Visitors may request a maximum of 6 advanced tickets per weekend.
Request for advanced tickets can only be made for the current weekend session (Friday � Sunday) and must be done in person at the ice rink ticket counter.
If skater is not present at the start of the hourly skate session, advanced tickets may not be honored at the discretion of the ice rink staff.
This is too good to pass up!!
The ice skating rink is located in Orange County’s Great Park which is located at the former El Toro Marine Station in Irvine.
For driving directions click here.
Hope you all have a great weekend!!