The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980

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February 26-April 29, 2012 . The Southern California art scene exploded with artistic innovation and social change post-World War II. The years 1945 to 1980 saw the creation and collapse of various art movements and shaped Southern California as a major cultural force. Laguna Art Museum continued to explore the Getty’s region-wide initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 with its own permanent collection, revealing important paintings, sculptures, and often overlooked artists … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2012

. Laguna Art Museum would like to thank everyone who helped make Art Auction 2012 a success including the auction committee, staff members, volunteers, participating galleries, and the generous sponsors. Special thanks to the participating artists who donated their work to this exciting event. . Art Auction 2012 recap video by Michael Farmer Photography. . ABOUT THE EVENT Laguna Art Museum’s 2012 Art Auction fundraiser grossed approximately $182,000 on February 4, 2012 for the museum’s … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2017 | Featured Artists

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. Art Auction 2017: California Cool presents museum-curated works of art from over 100 premier California artists, which will be sold during a fast-paced live auction as well as a silent auction. Artists and galleries have generously donated these works of art, and proceeds from the sale of the works will benefit Laguna Art Museum, a non-profit organization. . FEATURING WORKS BY Kim Abeles Jules Engel Michael Kindred Knight Glynnis Reed Lita Albuquerque Ned Evans Jason … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2017 | Online Gallery

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    Art Auction 2017: California Cool presents museum-curated works of art from over 100 premier California artists, which will be sold during a fast-paced live auction as well as a silent auction. The featured artists and their galleries have generously donated these works of art, and proceeds from the sale of the works will benefit Laguna Art Museum, a non-profit organization. . Online Gallery >> Click any image below for more information. >> … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Welcomes New Community Engagement Associate

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. . In 2009, Laguna Art Museum received an Arts Regional Initiative  grant from The James Irvine Foundation. Portions of the grant are intended to help the museum engage and widen its audience with the help of a part-time community engagement specialist. Laguna Art Museum is pleased to announce that it has added Jennifer Gardiner to its staff as the new community engagement associate. Jennifer will aid the museum with its educational programs and community events. . Jennifer Gardiner … [Read more...]