Come socialize, learn, and tinker with perfumery: We host our open sessions on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30. All levels are welcome. Laughter and sharing required.
We’re clearing out the old. Bring the lab to your living room and take some risks with your ‘signature scent’. Beaker and pipettes are included. You’re on your own with the lab coat. Use discount code ‘sale’.
Castle Gourmet Dining, The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Thank You For Coming present ‘Stop and Smell Your Dinner’- a scented, four-course dinner. This will sell out fast, so sign up soon!
Chinatown’s 5th Floor Gallery and the IAO created a scented antidote to the experience of the urban Angeleno. Micah Hahn created a visual interpretation of its aromatic components. A multi-media ménage à trois.
The IAO is honored to host the iconoclastic Mandy Aftel for a reading and book-signing, celebrating the release of ‘Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent’. Be sure to reserve your book in advance.
Castle Gourmet Dining, The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Thank You For Coming present ‘Stop and Smell Your Dinner’- a scented, four-course dinner.
Opening Oct. 4th, 5th Floor Gallery hosts Micah Hahn’s new multi-disciplinary + collaborative print series, exhibited with the scents that inspired them.
The IAO is pleased and honored to host the great iconoclast Mandy Aftel for a special event celebrating her new book: ‘Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent’.
Semi-monthly co-blending sessions for intermediate to advanced perfumers. Benefit from shared knowledge by working together. Friendly community guaranteed.
Come experiment with making perfume at The Institute for Art and Olfaction’s weekly public open sessions.
Join IAO perfumer-in-residence Ashley Eden Kessler as she leads us through the structure of accords in her monthly, hands-on accord-building classes.
The Elements of Nature series is a series of classes presented by Daniel Krasofski, demystifying the aesthetic and therapeutic usage of aromatic materials.
Montreal-based perfumer Dana El Masri – of Jazmin Sarai – spent the two weeks of September, 2014 at the IAO for a short-term project-based residency.
Opening on August 7th, the IAO is pleased to present IOL (Imitations of Life), a site-specific exhibition of new works by LA-based artist Ben Chase.
The Institute for Art and Olfaction (IAO) is pleased to team up with Cultural-Journeys to announce a very special People to People trip to Cuba.