Frederick Hammersley: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection

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Frederick Hammersley: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection February 8 to June 19, 2016 The museum’s collection is rich in drawings and prints by the renowned Los Angeles modernist Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009). This is largely thanks to the donation of thirty-eight of his works on paper by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation in 2014. The works range from casual studies from life to carefully composed abstractions. Hammersley was part of the same artistic circle as Helen Lundeberg, … [Read more...]

Palette to Palate 2012 a Success

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. Laguna Art Museum’s 2012 Palette to Palate fundraiser grossed approximately $150,000 on May 18, 2012 for the museum’s education and exhibition programs. The event, which is limited to 100 attendees, sold out within 48 hours of tickets being released. Tickets were $500 per person. . Now in its seventh year, Palette to Palate at Laguna Art Museum has become one of Orange County’s most anticipated art and dining experiences. The museum transformed into a beautiful and unique venue, featuring … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces New Deputy Director

LAGUNA ART MUSEUM NAMES ED FOSMIRE, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF OCEANSIDE MUSEUM OF ART, AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR . LAGUNA BEACH, CA (May 11, 2012)—Laguna Art Museum announced today that Ed Fosmire, executive director of the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA), will join Laguna Art Museum as deputy director beginning May 29... . Read more: Download Press Release … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Welcomes New Deputy Director

. . Laguna Art Museum announced that Ed Fosmire, former executive director of the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA), will join Laguna Art Museum as deputy director beginning May 29. . Fosmire, the executive director of OMA since April 2010, chose not to renew his contract with the museum. “The decision was difficult,” said Fosmire, “but I wanted to be closer to my family in Orange County.” . “I have been a long-time admirer of Laguna Art Museum and a frequent visitor,” he continued. … [Read more...]