Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971

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. . October 30, 2011 - January 22, 2012 UC Irvine was a hotbed of creativity and experimentation in the 1960s and early '70s, a hub of innovation where exceptional teachers such as Tony DeLap, Robert Irwin, and Vija Celmins taught talented students like Alexis Smith, Chris Burden, and Nancy Buchanan. All but forgotten in the intervening years, this exceptional time and place was recovered at Laguna Art Museum in Best Kept Secret. . . Often overlooked in art history, University of … [Read more...]

Quick Draw Silent Auction

Quick Draw Silent Auction Sunday, October 14, 2012 2:00-3:00 p.m. Laguna Art Museum Free admission . As part of the 14th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, forty of the nation's best plein air painters participated in a Quick Draw Paint Out on Sunday, October 14 where they only had two hours to complete a work of art from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. After the paint out, attendees enjoyed complimentary refreshments at the museum from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. during the Meet and Greet … [Read more...]