Art & Nature Family Festival

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Art & Nature Family Festival
Sunday, November 5
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Free admission

Art, nature, and science activities for all ages.

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 and Partners

Art Division thumb Learn about printmaking with Art Division and create your own artwork inspired by the PST: LA/LA exhibition Dan McCleary: Prints from Oaxaca.
Learn about the culture of Mexico with the Consulate of Mexico in Santa Ana.
Learn how oil spills affect ocean life at Crude Life: Gulf of Mexico Biodiversity Museum, a portable museum created by artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée.
lcf-logo Create your own leaf rubbings and greeting cards with the Laguna Canyon Foundation.
Laguna-Bluebelt Create an artful octopus, test your knowledge of marine creatures, and learn about our coastline with Laguna Bluebelt Coalition.


Work with Laguna Art Museum teaching artists to make art inspired by the PST: LA/LA exhibition California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820–1930.
myhero_thumb Create your own Harmony in Nature flag with the MY HERO Project.
lagunaoceanfoundation_thumb Design and make your own tidepool fish necklace with the Laguna Ocean Foundation.
newportbeachconserve_thumb Learn about environmental issues with the Newport Bay Conservancy.
surfrider_web Learn about environmental issues with the Surfrider Foundation, South Orange County Chapter.
Ocean Institute thumb Discover life aboard the brig Pilgrim as it rounds Cape Horn en route for Alta California to collect hides from San Juan Bay, learn knot-tying skills, and the relationship sailors had with art and the sea with the Ocean Institute.
facepainting_thumb Have your face painted by artists from OC Face Paint.