Do it for the Culture: Go Check Out ‘California Mexicana’ at Laguna Art Museum

  "Do it for the Culture: Go Check Out ‘California Mexicana’ at Laguna Art Museum." Locale magazine reviews Laguna Art Museum's California Mexicana exhibition.  Read the feature online here. … [Read more...]

Creative Collaborations


  Creative Collaborations Laguna Art Museum is celebrating 100 years in high style with a creative apparel and accessories collection by California designers. Exclusive, limited-edition items inspired by California art, Laguna Beach, and the museum’s 100-year legacy will be available in 2018 to celebrate and raise awareness for the museum's centennial year. #LAM100 designs will debut on Saturday, January 27, in a special pop-up shop during the Centennial Bash celebration at the museum. … [Read more...]

LAM Announces California Cool Art Auction 2018


  For Immediate Release: December 5, 2017 LAM ANNOUNCES CALIFORNIA COOL ART AUCTION 2018 LAGUNA BEACH, CA (December 5, 2017) — On February 10, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will present its annual California Cool Art Auction. 2018 will mark the 36th edition of the highly-anticipated auction event during the museum’s centennial year. With works by 100 important California artists, Art Auction 2018 will include great art at great prices, delicious cuisine, and creative … [Read more...]

Centennial Bash Tickets

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  Centennial Bash Saturday, January 27 8:00 p.m. – Midnight Join us as Laguna Art Museum kicks off a year-long series of centennial celebrations. Proceeds from the Bash directly support the museum’s exhibitions and education programs. . MEMBER TICKET: $25   This ticket price of $25 includes one ticket to the Centennial Bash on January 27 (8 P.M. – Midnight). Members of Laguna Art Museum receive special discounted rates on Bash tickets. Tickets are $25 for … [Read more...]

LAM Announces 2018 Exhibition Tony DeLap: A Retrospective

  For Immediate Release: November 27, 2017 LAM ANNOUNCES 2018 EXHIBITION TONY DeLAP: A RETROSPECTIVE LAGUNA BEACH, CA (November 27, 2017) — On February 25, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will open the exhibition Tony DeLap: A Retrospective. The exhibition and accompanying catalogue will survey DeLap’s career and influence, from his first exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California in 1960 to the present, taking a critical look at his role in various movements as well … [Read more...]

LAM Announces Centennial Bash

  For Immediate Release: November 27, 2017 LAM ANNOUNCES CENTENNIAL BASH   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (November 27, 2017) — On January 27, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will kick 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. The event will feature site-specific installations by artists Megan Geckler, Elizabeth Turk, and FriendsWithYou; live music by Matt Costa … [Read more...]

Reilly Rhodes on Winslow Homer

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Reilly Rhodes on Winslow Homer Thursday, January 25 6:00 p.m. Free admission Talk by the author of Winslow Homer from Poetry to Fiction—the Engraved Works, followed by a book-signing. The art of Winslow Homer, who arguably is the most renowned and best-loved artist of the period, is exquisitely illustrated with didactic interpretation and accompanied by never before published or exhibited period photographs. The artist skillfully captured a cross section of American society in … [Read more...]

Film Night: Orange Sunshine

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Film Night: Orange Sunshine Thursday, January 18 7:00 p.m. Sold Out 2016 documentary about Orange County’s Brotherhood of Eternal Love, introduced by the film’s director, William Kirkley. Orange Sunshine is the never-before-told story of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love - a spiritual group of surfers and hippies in California who became the largest suppliers of LSD during the 60s and 70s. This feature-length documentary follows their rise to star-status in Psychedelic … [Read more...]

Live! at the Museum: Nicholas Mariscal

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Live! at the Museum: Nicholas Mariscal Thursday, January 11 7:00 p.m. Included with museum admission The young cellist performs Latin American works. Nicholas Mariscal is a 22-year-old cellist currently pursuing his graduate degree at the USC Thornton School of Music. He received his Bachelor of Music degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and is an alumnus of the Interlochen Arts Camp, where he was a member of the prestigious World Youth Symphony Orchestra. … [Read more...]

First Thursdays Art Walk

First Thursdays Art Walk Thursday, January 4 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.   The museum offers free admission and docents are available for tours. Please click here for information about current exhibitions. … [Read more...]