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.
Perceptual shimmers, lizarding high value marketing to the Hi Valu Mart; mini-fications of the World’s Most Expensive Perfume™; ersatz as luxury… Artist Ben Chase is boss. IN_LAB presents his one-man show at the IAO.
IAO founder Saskia Wilson-Brown presents a talk and guided blending session that’s all about divine interventions, based on her recent research for her talk at the Getty Villa. It’s our very first flash fundraiser!
In late October 2014 we’re leading an 8 day trip to Cuba, exploring Havana’s contemporary art world, perfumeries, food, music, street life and cultural scene. Join us: It’s one of those things you will never regret.
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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.
IAO founder Saskia Wilson-Brown presents a guided blending session that’s all about divine interventions, in our very first flash fundraiser.
On August 23rd, we’re teaming up with 1450 Ocean for an urban adventure at Santa Monica’s mecca of consumerism: The 3rd Street Promenade.
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.
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.
The oPhone is the world’s first scent-based mobile messaging platform: Come learn about this amazing leap in technology, live and in person on July 24th.
Stop and smell your (four course!) dinner, courtesy of Castle Gourmet Dining with special scent pairings by the IAO. Vegan-friendly, and oh so much fun.