LAM Announces Centennial Year Celebrations and Events

  For Immediate Release: September 27, 2017 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM CELEBRATES AN ARTISTIC LEGACY: 1918 – 2018 CENTENNIAL YEAR OVERVIEW AND EVENTS SCHEDULE   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (September 27, 2017) — In the summer of 1918, a group of artists led by Anna Hills and Edgar Payne opened their first exhibition in a small board-and-batten pavilion near the Laguna Beach Hotel and formed the Laguna Beach Art Association (LBAA). Thus begins the story of Laguna Beach, the art … [Read more...]

First Thursdays Art Walk

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    First Thursdays Art Walk Thursday, November 2 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Free admission First Thursdays Art Walk celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach and is free to the public with participation by more than 30 member galleries. On November 2, galleries and partner organizations are collaborating with Laguna Art Museum's Art & Nature to present their own art-and-nature-inspired exhibitions and events during First Thursdays Art Walk. Maps … [Read more...]

Centennial Ball

Centennial Ball Saturday, September 29 at the Festival of Arts Grounds A one-time exclusive dinner event celebrating the museum’s history in grand style with dancing and world-class entertainment, to be held at the Festival of Arts Grounds in Laguna Beach. More information coming soon. For questions or information about sponsorship, please email Director of Special Events Sarah Strozza or call 949.494.8971 x219.   Centennial Ball Committee Kathleen Abel, co-chair Deborah Engle, … [Read more...]

LBAA Birthday Party

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LBAA Birthday Party Saturday, August 25 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free for LAM members To celebrate the official day when the Laguna Beach Art Association was founded in 1918, the museum will host a free day with art activities, docent tours, special giveaways, and a birthday cake! This family-friendly event will be a day-long celebration of the historic milestone. More information coming soon. For questions, please email Director of Special Events Sarah Strozza or call 949.494.8971 … [Read more...]

Film Night: Laguna Art Museum at 100

  Film Screening: Laguna Art Museum at 100 Thursday, April 19 VIP reception, by invitation, 6:00 p.m. Film screening, 7:00 p.m. Included with museum admission Join us for the premiere screening of the documentary Laguna Art Museum at 100, produced by filmmaker Dale Schierholt. The film will chronicle the museum’s history, from its founding as the Laguna Beach Art Association in 1918, through its transformation to Laguna Art Museum in the mid- 1980s, and continuing to today with its … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2018: California Cool


  Art Auction 2018: California Cool Saturday, February 10 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Member tickets (Friend level and above): $125 General tickets: $150 Art Auction Preview Week: February 1-9, 2018 The California Cool Art Auction is an evening not to be missed. 2018 will mark Laguna Art Museum’s Centennial year and the 36th edition of this highly anticipated event. With works by 100 important California artists, the museum-curated Art Auction will include great art at great prices, … [Read more...]

Centennial Bash

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  Centennial Bash Saturday, January 27 8:00 p.m. - Midnight $25 for LAM members and students ($35 day of); $35 for non-members ($45 day of) Join us as Laguna Art Museum kicks off a series of year-long centennial celebrations. The Centennial Bash will bring hundreds of art lovers and enthusiasts together for the ultimate late night party. This event will feature site-specific installations by artists Megan Geckler, Elizabeth Turk, and FriendsWithYou. Live music by Matt Costa and DJ Nina … [Read more...]

Louis M. Rohl Named New Laguna Art Museum Board Chairman

  For Immediate Release: September 21, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LOUIS M. ROHL NAMED NEW LAGUNA ART MUSEUM BOARD CHAIRMAN               LAGUNA BEACH, CA (September 21, 2017) — On September 13, Laguna Art Museum’s Board of Trustees appointed Louis M. Rohl as its new Chairman. Rohl, who has served as a Trustee since 2004, follows Immediate Past Chairman Robert Hayden, III, who had been … [Read more...]

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA – the arts festival without borders

  "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA - the arts festival without borders." The Telegraph previews Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, the far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles supported by grants from the Getty Foundation, including Laguna Art Museum's California Mexicana exhibition.  Read the article online here. … [Read more...]

Live! at the Museum: Brass Pacifica


Live! at the Museum: Brass Pacifica Thursday, October 12 7:00 p.m. Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, 286 St. Ann's Drive     Live! at the Museum presents Brass Pacifica. In a one-time move, this event takes place at the Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach, at 286 St. Ann's Drive. Doors will open at 6:00 pm and the concert will begin at 7:00 pm. Free for members of the museum and Laguna Beach Live! $5 (cash) for all others. Please note: This event does not take … [Read more...]