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  • PAST EVENTS: Hats Off to Hollywood! Opening Reception & Fundraiser

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    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    7pm – 10pm

    The Museum of Neon Art and the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles invite you to join us for a fantastic fundraiser and lighting of the newly-restored Brown Derby!HATS OFF TO HOLLYWOOD! Featuring MONA’s 1930s Brown Derby rooftop sign from Hollywood and Vine and other signs from the collection.JOHN SWOPE: Neon Photographs from Hollywood’s Golden Era, 1938MONA’s fundraiser is co-sponsored by members of the Art Deco Society Los Angeles. Together, both institutions are raising funds for the restoration and remounting of the 20′ x 8′, porcelain enamel Zinke’s shoe repair neon sign with animated neon hammer and shoe. Our goal is to place the sign back on public display on the exterior of MONA.This open house will allow access to MONA’s neon classroom, gallery and gift shop. Drinks and appetizers will be provided with ticket purchase. The Howling Hobo DJ will also be spinning vintage vinyl from the ‘20s and ‘30s.MONA and ADSLA members: $30 General Admission: $40


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  • PAST EVENTS: Glendale Cruise Night

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    Saturday, July 16, 2016

    5:30pm – 10pm

    In conjunction with Glendale Cruise Night on Brand Boulevard, a restored 1941 Tatra T87 will be parked on the paseo in front of the “TATRA” neon sign in MONA’s window!


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  • PAST EVENTS: #SIGNGEEKS & Dancing With Light Opening Reception

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    Friday, April 1, 2016

    7pm – 10pm

    Join us for a celebration of neon photography!#SIGNGEEKS features 162 photos of vintage neon signage by 60 different “Sign Geeks” from around the world.DANCING WITH LIGHT showcases the exquisite art of master neon artist Brian Coleman presented in a collaboration with renowned visionary photographer Roger Steffens.Also on view: vintage signs including animated neon and early incandescents on loan and from MONA’s collection.With entertainment by Neon Hunter Collective. Admission: $20


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  • PAST EVENTS: Grand Opening Celebration

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    Saturday, February 6, 2016

    7pm – 10pm

    Come celebrate MONA’s Grand Opening in Glendale!Exhibitions on view:IT’S ABOUT TIME: Neon Clocks from the Collections of Curtis Stimpson, Larry Albright and Eric EvavoldGLENN B. WARD: Photographs of Glendale Neon from the ’40s-’50sILLUMINATIONS: A Group Exhibit of Neon & Kinetic ArtFeaturing works by: Richard Ankrom – Brian Coleman – Patrick Collentine – Bill Concannon – Michael Flechtner – Candice Gawne – Michael Hernandez – Jim Jenkins – David Otis Johnson – Ed Kirshner – Kim Koga – Randy Noborikawa – Oliver Nowlin – Kunio Ohashi – Meryl Pataky – Shawna Peterson – Linda Sue Price – Dave Quick – Lisa Schulte – David & Kazumi Svenson – Hiromi TakizawaEntertainment by Lightening String Quartet, Neon Hunter Collective, and Lou Mannick.Desserts, open bar, and beverages will be served! Admission: $50


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