Movies at the Museum: The Cool School
October 8, 2022
This is a FREE event, RSVP required
LBMA presents a screening of The Cool School, a documentary film directed by Morgan Neville about the rise of the contemporary arts scene in LA. Following the screening, Deputy Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Paul Loya will discuss the context of this film in today's contemporary art world.
The Cool School is a lesson in how a few renegade artists built an art scene from scratch. The 2008 American documentary film follows the rise of the LA contemporary art scene. Directed by Morgan Neville, it focuses on the Ferus Gallery and its founders, Walter Hopps and Ed Kienholz. This event is held in the Long Beach Museum of Art's Lane Oceanview Gallery.