Laguna Art Museum to Join Annual Celebration of Art Museum Day with Free Admission and Film Screening

  For Immediate Release: April 17, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM TO JOIN ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF ART MUSEUM DAY WITH FREE ADMISSION AND A FILM SCREENING   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (April 17, 2017) — On Thursday, May 18, Laguna Art Museum will offer free admission as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) annual Art Museum Day. The museum will also offer free admission to the premiere film screening of Art and the Z … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Ben Messick: Memories of Los Angeles

  For Immediate Release: April 10, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES BEN MESSICK: MEMORIES OF LOS ANGELES   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (April 10, 2017) — On June 25, Laguna Art Museum will open Ben Messick: Memories of Los Angeles with a selection of works on paper and paintings. Ben Messick (1891-1981) is celebrated for his images of daily life in Los Angeles during the years of the Great Depression and World War I … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea

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  For Immediate Release: March 27, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES PHIL DIKE: AT THE EDGE OF THE SEA LAGUNA BEACH, CA (March 27, 2017) — On June 25, Laguna Art Museum will open Phil Dike: At the Edge of the Sea. The exhibition will be the first comprehensive museum exhibition in over forty years of works by this prominent member of the California regionalist movement of the 1930s and 1940s, with more than sixty of h … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Achieves Matching Grant and Offers Free Admission to Laguna Beach Residents

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  For Immediate Release: February 10, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM COMPLETES THE FIRST YEAR OF MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM AND THANKS CITY COUNCIL AND PEOPLE OF LAGUNA BEACH WITH FREE ADMISSION   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (February 10, 2017) — In March of 2016, the Laguna Beach City Council voted unanimously in favor of a matching grant program in support of Laguna Art Museum and Laguna Playhouse, the city’s oldest arts institutions. The … [Read more...]

Art Auction 2017: California Cool a Great Success

  For Immediate Release: February 5, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 ART AUCTION 2017: CALIFORNIA COOL RAISES $370,000 IN SUPPORT OF LAGUNA ART MUSEUM’S EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (February 5, 2017) — On Saturday, February 4, Laguna Art Museum’s annual Art Auction fundraiser with works by over 100 California artists reached sales of $370,000. Proceeds from the event benefit the museum’s exhibitions and education progr … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces 2017 Film Night Series Line-Up

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  For Immediate Release: January 17, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2017 FILM NIGHT SERIES LINE-UP PROGRAMS WILL FEATURE SCREENINGS AND SPECIAL GUESTS   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (January 7, 2017) — This month, Laguna Art Museum launches its 2017 Film Night program with the first of the series of film screenings introduced by special guests. The film program, designed to complement the museum’s mission and explore the art … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Art Auction 2017: California Cool

  For Immediate Release: January 9, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM PRESENTS ART AUCTION 2017: CALIFORNIA COOL MORE THAN 300 GUESTS WILL ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE EVENING, ACQUIRING ORIGINAL WORKS BY CALIFORNIA ARTISTS IN SUPPORT OF THE MUSEUM’S EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (January 9, 2017) — On February 4, 2017, Laguna Art Museum will present Art Auction 2017: California Cool. With works by over 100 Ca … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Spring 2017 Exhibitions

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  For Immediate Release: December 19, 2016 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SPRING EXHIBITIONS: FROM WENDT TO THIEBAUD: RECENT GIFTS FOR THE PERMANENT COLLECTION THE GOLDEN DECADE: PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, 1945-55 STANTON MACDONALD-WRIGHT: THE HAIGA PORTFOLIO   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (December 19, 2016) — On February 19, 2017, Laguna Art Museum opens three new exhibitions: From Wendt to T … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Presents Art Auction 2017: California Cool

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  For Immediate Release: December 5, 2016 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM PRESENTS ART AUCTION 2017: CALIFORNIA COOL MORE THAN 300 GUESTS WILL ENJOY AN EXCLUSIVE EVENING, ACQUIRING ORIGINAL WORKS BY CALIFORNIA ARTISTS IN SUPPORT OF THE MUSEUM’S EXHIBITIONS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (December 5, 2016) — On February 4, 2017, Laguna Art Museum will present Art Auction 2017: California Cool. With works by over 100 … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Honors California Art Collector Yvonne Boseker

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  For Immediate Release: November 21, 2016 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM HONORS CALIFORNIA ART COLLECTOR YVONNE BOSEKER WITH ITS WENDT AWARD   LAGUNA BEACH, CA (November 21, 2016) — On November 13, Laguna Art Museum honored renowned historical California art collector Yvonne Boseker with The Wendt Award for her significant contributions to the knowledge and appreciation of California art. The award was presented by Dr. Malcolm W … [Read more...]