Fall 2016 Members’ Reception

    Fall Exhibitions Members' Reception Sunday, October 16 6:00-8:00 p.m. Museum members are invited to join us on Sunday, October 16 for a reception celebrating the opening of Laguna Art Museum's fall 2016 exhibitions: Miss Hills of Laguna Beach; Phillip K. Smith III: Bent Parallel; and Kristin Leachman: Xylem Rays. Meet and mingle with museum members, curators, and featured artists while enjoying the opportunity to view the exhibitions before they open to … [Read more...]

Fall 2016 Members’ Preview Day


    Fall Exhibitions Members' Preview Day Saturday, October 15 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Museum members are invited to join us on Saturday, October 15 for an exclusive opening preview of Laguna Art Museum's fall 2016 exhibitions: Miss Hills of Laguna Beach; Phillip K. Smith III: Bent Parallel; and Kristin Leachman: Xylem Rays. . >> Not a member? Become one today and join us for this exciting event! . >> For more information, please contact the … [Read more...]

Laguna Beach City Council Approves Use of Main Beach for Temporary Artwork


  For Immediate Release: September 6, 2016 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA BEACH CITY COUNCIL APPROVES USE OF MAIN BEACH FOR TEMPORARY ARTWORK COMMISSIONED BY LAGUNA ART MUSEUM   LAGUNA BEACH, CA — On Tuesday, August 30, Laguna Beach’s five-member City Council voted unanimously to authorize the use of Main Beach for a temporary art installation commissioned by Laguna Art Museum for its annual Art & Nature festival.  Art & Nature will … [Read more...]

Art & Nature 2016

  For Immediate Release: August 24, 2016 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FOURTH ANNUAL ART & NATURE, NOVEMBER 3-6, 2016 FEATURING A COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR WORK BY PHILLIP K. SMITH III, A KEYNOTE LECTURE BY MARTIN KEMP, AND A FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL LAGUNA BEACH, CA (August 24, 2016) —Laguna Art Museum presents the fourth annual Art & Nature, a multidisciplinary exploration of art’s many and various engagements with the … [Read more...]

Talk: Miss Hills of Laguna Beach


Talk: Miss Hills of Laguna Beach Thursday, October 27 6:00 p.m. Included with museum admission Janet Blake, curator of the Miss Hills of Laguna Beach exhibition, in conversation with researcher Keith Colestock. About Keith Colestock Keith Colestock retired from a career in the investment industry and is now an independent researcher with a particular interest in the work of Southern California painters active in the first half of the 1900s. In addition to providing research … [Read more...]

Film Night: Secret In Their Eyes


Film Night: Secret in Their Eyes Thursday, October 20 7:00 p.m. Included with museum admission Introduced by the film's production designer, Nelson Coates, who will discuss his work. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman star in the 2015 psychological thriller based on the renowned Argentine novel El Secreto de Sus Ojos. Nelson Coates is an American production designer and set designer for film, television, and theater. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in … [Read more...]

Live! At The Museum: Encore Saxophone Quartet


Live! At The Museum: Encore Saxophone Quartet Thursday, October 13 7:00 p.m. Free admission - Pre-registration tickets no longer available The Encore Saxophone Quartet is among Los Angeles’ premier performing ensembles. Formed in 1984 by internationally renowned saxophonist Douglas Masek, the Quartet’s extensive repertoire spans original compositions and arrangements that bridge styles from the classical to modern jazz. The Quartet’s unique blending of innovative and diverse … [Read more...]

Kids’ Art Studio

Kids' Art Studio Sunday, October 16 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kids’ Art Studio is a hands-on art-making program offered by Laguna Art Museum on a drop-in basis on the third Sunday of every month between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Children and their families create a piece of art from start to finish, inspired by one of the exhibitions on view in the museum. Art projects are designed for all ages and are supervised by members of the Laguna Art Museum Arts Council. All materials are provided. … [Read more...]

Art & Nature | Family Festival

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  Family Festival Sunday, November 6 2:00-5:00 p.m. Laguna Art Museum Free admission . The museum opens its doors for free to visitors of all ages and offers a variety of interactive art, nature, and science activities, environmental information booths, and face painting. . ACTIVITIES     Coding + Landscape Create your own landscape through the magic of coding! The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s “Beall on Wheels” instructors will show you how to … [Read more...]

art ltd. reviews Peter Krasnow: Maverick Modernist

"Report: Orange County." art ltd. reviews Laguna Art Museum's current exhibition, Peter Krasnow: Maverick Modernist. Read the report here. Read about the exhibition on the museum's website here.   Image credit (above): Peter Krasnow, Edward Henry Weston, 1925, Oil on canvas, 50 x 38 inches, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the artist. … [Read more...]