Making the Museum More Accessible

. . Laguna Art Museum has reduced admission prices, instituted new hours of operation, and introduced free student memberships. . New admission prices to the museum are $7.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students, seniors, and active military. Prices were previously $12.00 and $10.00. Additionally, the museum will be free between major exhibitions when re-installations are in progress and just a portion of the galleries are open. . Admission for children under 12 and museum … [Read more...]

Museum Board Expands, Includes Tony DeLap

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. . Laguna Art Museum announced recently that legendary artist and teacher Tony DeLap was voted onto the museum’s Board of Trustees during the Board’s March 13 meeting. . Known for his abstract sculpture utilizing illusionist techniques and meticulous craftsmanship, Tony DeLap is a pioneer of West Coast minimalism and Op Art. He was born in Oakland in 1927 and taught at the University of California, Irvine from 1964-1991 where he was the first studio art faculty member. DeLap currently … [Read more...]

Spring 2012 Exhibitions in the News

. . Read news stories and reviews of the museum’s current exhibitions The Postwar Era: From the Collection, 1945-1980 and Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra. . "Zayas is not a timid artist. He is bold and puts his heart and soul onto the canvas." ~ Richard Chang, The Orange County Register . >> The Orange County Register . >> Coastline Pilot . >> Santa Barbara Independent . >> Laguna Beach Patch . >> Laguna Beach Independent . >>  Artweek.LA (The … [Read more...]