Museum Welcomes New Board Members

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. . Laguna Art Museum is pleased to announce that Michael Brickman, Janice Johnson, and Liz Kramer have joined its Board of Trustees. . "The recent addition of three new members to the museum’s Board of Trustees is a testament to the growth and success of Laguna Art Museum during the past year," said Laguna Art Museum Board President Robert Hayden III. "I am personally honored and excited to have Michael Brickman, Liz Kramer, and Janice Johnson as colleagues in service to the … [Read more...]

Hiroshima Concert at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach

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. The INFINITI Summer Concert Series presented by ROLEX South Coast Plaza at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach presents Hiroshima on Friday, July 29, bringing elements of Western and Japanese music to jazz fusion. Make it a Japanese-inspired day by visiting Laguna Art Museum's current exhibition Noguchi: California Legacy followed by the smooth sounds of Hiroshima. . Formed nearly 30 years ago, Hiroshima uniquely bridges cultural divides through music, infusing Asian, Latin American, African … [Read more...]

Children Enjoy Art Workshop, Learn About Noguchi

. . On Sunday, July 17 Laguna Art Museum hosted a children’s art workshop and book-signing with The East-West House: Noguchi’s Childhood in Japan author  Christy Hale in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Noguchi: California Legacy. . Children and their families enjoyed a reading from Ms. Hale's beautifully-illustrated book which tells the story of the boy who grew up to be the multi-faceted artist Isamu Noguchi. Guided by his desire to enrich everyday life with art while … [Read more...]

Special Membership Offer in Conjunction with Noguchi: California Legacy

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. Become a Friend Level Member today! $125    $100 . We are pleased to announce a special membership offer in conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Noguchi: California Legacy (on display June 12-October 2, 2011). Isamu Noguchi is an internationally celebrated Japanese-American artist and designer, and we are certain you will not want to miss this exciting exhibition! . Become a Laguna Art Museum member today at the Friend Level or higher, and you will receive all the ongoing … [Read more...]

Noguchi: California Legacy in the News

. . . "The akari sculptures on view at Laguna are fascinating, peaceful and contemplative. They're softly lit and nicely spaced out in the museum's Main Gallery, hanging delicately as if they are floating." ~ Richard Chang, The Orange County Register . Read news stories about and reviews of our current exhibition Noguchi: California Legacy. . >> Laguna Beach Independent . >> Coastline Pilot . >> Daily Pilot . >> Laguna Beach Magazine (Page … [Read more...]

Museum Surpasses Annual Fund Goal

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. . Thanks to its generous supporters, Laguna Art Museum surpassed its 2010-2011 Annual Fund Goal of $110,000! Funds from the Annual Fund support the museum's core functions: art education programs, exhibitions, and the collection. . Donate now and kick-off our 2011-2012 Annual Fund. We invite you to be recognized as an important investor in the museum and join the many others who have pledged their support to Laguna Art Museum. . Contributions to Laguna Art Museum! Annual Fund are … [Read more...]