California Cool Art Auction 2018 Sets New Records, Raising Over $466,000 in Support of LAM’s Exhibitions and Education Programs

  For Immediate Release: February 11, 2018 LAM ANNOUNCES FEATURED ARTISTS FOR CALIFORNIA COOL ART AUCTION 2018 LAGUNA BEACH, CA (February 11, 2018) — On Saturday, February 10, Laguna Art Museum’s centennial edition of the California Cool Art Auction reached sales of over $466,000, making it the museum’s most successful art auction to date. Proceeds from the event benefit the museum’s exhibitions and education programs. The auction, in its 36th edition during the … [Read more...]

LAM Announces Featured Artists for California Cool Art Auction 2018

  For Immediate Release: January 19, 2018 LAM ANNOUNCES FEATURED ARTISTS FOR CALIFORNIA COOL ART AUCTION 2018 LAGUNA BEACH, CA (January 19, 2018) — On February 10, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will present its annual California Cool Art Auction. 2018 marks the 36th edition of the highly-anticipated auction event during the museum’s centennial year. With works by over 100 important California artists, Art Auction 2018 will include great art, delicious cuisine, and creative … [Read more...]

LAM Announces California Cool Art Auction 2018

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  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...]

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...]

Seascape, Commissioned Artwork for Art & Nature, On Hold

  For Immediate Release: November 3, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 SEASCAPE, COMMISSIONED ARTWORK FOR ART & NATURE, ON HOLD   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (November 3, 2017) — Laguna Art Museum regrets to announce that Seascape, the outdoor artwork created by Mexican artist Pablo Vargas Lugo for the fifth edition of Art & Nature, will not be on view during Art & Nature weekend. In consultation with state resource agencies, the California … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Fifth Annual Art & Nature Featuring a Commissioned Work by Pablo Vargas Lugo

  For Immediate Release: August 15, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FIFTH ANNUAL ART & NATURE, NOVEMBER 2-5, FEATURING A COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR WORK BY PABLO VARGAS LUGO   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (August 15, 2017) — Laguna Art Museum will present the fifth annual Art & Nature, a multidisciplinary exploration of art’s many and various engagements with the natural world, November 2-5, 2017. Art & Nature … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum To Honor Renowned California Artist Tony DeLap with the Wendt Award on October 29, 2017

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  For Immediate Release: July 26, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM TO HONOR RENOWNED CALIFORNIA ARTIST TONY DeLAP WITH THE WENDT AWARD ON OCTOBER 29, 2017                 LAGUNA BEACH, CA (July 28, 2017) — Laguna Art Museum will present the Wendt Award to renowned California artist Tony DeLap during an exclusive dinner on Sunday, October 29. The Wendt Award, named after … [Read more...]