ex·pose: beatriz da costa

June 2 – September 29, 2013
Laguna Art Museum kicked off its contemporary art program ex·pose with an exhibition of works by Peter Bo Rappmund (b. 1979).

Faux Real

June 2-September 29, 2013
Laguna Art Museum presented a collection of works by contemporary artists who mimic reality with a playful twist, in the process raising questions of authenticity and duplication.

Sea Change Tanya Aguiniga’s Bluebelt Forest

June 2, 2013 – January 19, 2014
Los Angeles-based artist Tanya Aguíñiga transformed the museum’s upper level gallery into a forest of kelp, corals, barnacles, and other wonderful natural forms that one would typically find under the sea off Laguna Beach in a specially-commissioned site-specific installation. .

Adam Silverman Clay and Space

October 27 – January 01, 2014
In his first museum exhibition, renowned potter Adam Silverman created a series of installations ranging from displays of his pots in various settings to video pieces.

Travels with Millard Sheets, 1950 – 1980

February 01 – June 08, 2014
On loan from the Diane and E. Gene Crain Collection was a selection of paintings by California artist Millard Sheets (1907–1989) curated by Laguna Art Museum’s Curator of Historical Art Janet Blake.

ex·pose: dana harel

February 23 – June 1, 2014
Dana Harel’s first museum exhibition in the U.S. presented a new series of work, Between Dreams and Nightmares.

John Altoon, Drawings and Prints

June 29 – October 5, 2014
John Altoon (1925-69) is best known as a painter, but drawing was an important aspect of his working practice throughout his career.

Elizabeth Turk Sentient Forms

October 12 – January 18, 2015
On display in the museum’s main level galleries was a solo exhibition of work by mixed media artist Elizabeth Turk, comprised of new work along with pieces from earlier series.

California Printmakers, 1950-2000

February 22 – May 31, 2015
Most of the leading California artists of the second half of the twentieth century, from Wayne Thiebaud to David Hockney and Ed Ruscha, were both painters and printmakers.