Laguna Art Museum Announces Centennial Ball

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  For Immediate Release: April 13, 2018 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM SEPTEMBER 29 CENTENNIAL BALL IN CELEBRATION OF THE ASSOCIATION THAT ESTABLISHED LAGUNA BEACH AS AN ART COLONY AND FOUNDED THE MUSEUM LAGUNA BEACH, CA (April 13, 2018) — On Saturday, September 29, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will host a one-time exclusive event to celebrate the museum’s centennial year. The Centennial Ball will celebrate Laguna Art Museum’s 100-year legacy in grand style at the Festival of Arts … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Announces Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935

Joseph Kleitsch, The Drug Store, c. 1925, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches, Private collection; Laguna Beach Art Association exhibition, February 1929, Photograph by George Hurrell, Laguna Art Museum Archives.

  For Immediate Release: April 10, 2018 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES CENTENNIAL YEAR EXHIBITION ART COLONY: THE LAGUNA BEACH ART ASSOCIATION, 1918-1935 LAGUNA BEACH, CA (April 10, 2018) — On June 24, 2018, Laguna Art Museum will open the exhibition Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935. The opening of the exhibition will be the premiere event in a year-long celebration marking the museum’s 100-year history and legacy. In the summer of 1918, a … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Celebrates Art Museum Day with Free Admission on May 17, 2018

  For Immediate Release: April 6, 2018 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM WILL JOIN ART MUSEUM DAY ON MAY 17, 2018 WITH FREE ADMISSION AND FILM SCREENING LAGUNA BEACH, CA (April 6, 2018) — On Thursday, May 17, 2018, 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 that evening’s film screening of Dr. Strangelove, which will be introduced by artist Jorg … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Receives Festival of Arts Foundation Grant 2018

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  For Immediate Release: March 30, 2018 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM RECEIVES FESTIVAL OF ARTS FOUNDATION GRANT IN SUPPORT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS LAGUNA BEACH, CA (March 30, 2018) — Laguna Art Museum has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,000 from the Festival of Arts Foundation in support of the museum’s educational programs. The funds will be used for art supplies, professional teaching artists, and educational activities during the museum’s centennial year in … [Read more...]

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...]