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

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  Centennial Ball Saturday, September 29 Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. Join us on the evening of Saturday, September 29, 2018 for a once-in-a-lifetime event celebrating Laguna Art Museum’s one hundred year legacy in the community in grand style with cuisine by celebrated chefs Amar Santana and Craig Strong, dancing, and world-class entertainment, at the Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach. Guests will be treated to a voyage through major milestones in … [Read more...]

LBAA Birthday Party

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  LBAA Birthday Party Saturday, August 25 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free admission 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, exhibition tours, community partner programs, and a birthday cake! This family-friendly event will be a day-long celebration of the historic milestone.   Centennial Community Outreach Committee Rick Balzer, Peter Blake, Ruben Flores, Jane Hanauer, Michele … [Read more...]

Film Premiere: Laguna Art Museum at 100

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Film Screening: Laguna Art Museum at 100 Thursday, April 19 7:00 p.m. Tickets no longer available Join us for the premiere screening of Laguna Art Museum at 100 by filmmaker Dale Schierholt. The film chronicles 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 mission as the museum of California art. Tickets for this event are no longer available. … [Read more...]

Centennial Bash

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  Centennial Bash Saturday, January 27 8:00 p.m. - Midnight SOLD OUT Join us as Laguna Art Museum kicks off a year-long series of 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 Tarr, as well as a craft beer tasting by Laguna Beach Beer Company, … [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

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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...]

In visual arts, Orange County steps out into the world

  "Arts Preview: In visual arts, Orange County steps out into the world." The Orange County Register 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...]