Wed. Jun 12th, 2024

Downtown Santa Ana, CA
a unit of Cal State University Fullerton’s College of the Arts

Grand Central Art Center is pleased to announce our next Social Practice Artist in Residence – Portland, OR based artist and athlete Adam Moser.  

Moser will realize his lifelong dream of playing in the big Leagues by trying out for Major League Baseball. Recognizing he is not alone in this dream, Moser is looking for individuals of our GCAC community in order to form a 9-member tryout team, the Cut-Off Men.

 Team members must be in good physical shape, available to attend events the evening of June 11 and available the complete day of tryouts on June 12 from 6am-10pm. Team members must also be 25 years or older and will be required to sign both the MLB and Grand Central Art Center release of liability forms. 

Team members must supply their own cleats, gloves, bats and  equipment.  GCAC will be supplying team jerseys.   

The public is invited to a free ball signing event and Dutch Treat Dinner on June 11. The first 50 people will receive an autographed baseball, signed by the entire team.

 The next morning, June 12, the nine members will load into the team van and make their way to the official 2012 Major League Scouting Bureau U.S. Tryout Camp in Compton, CA. 

The complete team will show off their skills for the scouts and stay for the entire day, before returning that evening for an official team press conference to be held in our GCAC AIR clubhouse.

More details on the public Dutch Treat Dinner will be announced in coming days. 

If you are interested in joining Adam’s team and trying our for Major League Baseball, please sign-up in person at Grand Central Art Center or by sending an email to  Adam will be selecting his teammates if more than eight individuals sign-up.

More detail and updates will be posted on the GCAC blog.

Saturday, June 2, 7-10pm:

Please join us this Saturday, June 2, beginning at 7pm, for an evening with Tony Sheets, son of the artist Millard Sheets, and storyteller Jim Cogan.  The evening is in association with the exhibition Millard Sheets Studio: The Art of Home Savings & Loancurated by Concepcion and Wendy Sherman.  The evening also includes artist receptions for Naida Osline’s All the Queen’s Men and Camilla Taylor’s The Disagreement, which are set to close on June 17.


  • Car Parking on 3rd Street (structure @ Sycamore) 
  • Additional Structures @ 4th St. & Spurgeon and 3rd St. & Birch St.
  • Surface Lot @ 3rd St. & Bush St.


Closed Mondays and Holidays

Tuesdays – Sundays 11.00 am – 4.00 pm. 

Extended hours: Friday & Saturday 11.00am – 7.00 pm. 

(First Saturday of the month galleries are open until 10.00 pm) 


Quality exhibitions, artist in residence, programs and outreach of Grand Central Art Center are made possible through the generous 

support of individuals like you.

Invest in Grand Central Art Center to support continued success!

We look forward to having you join us! 



Grand Central Art Center
a unit of Cal State University Fullerton’s College of the Arts
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
t. 714.567.7233

NOTE: Grand Central Art Center Director/Chief Curator John Spiak has provided e-nnouncements to the public since1994, first as a curator at the Arizona State University Art Museum and now for Grand Central Art Center.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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