LAM Prepares to Re-Open

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

On March 14, Orange County was assigned to the red tier under the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Blueprint for a Safer Economy. The less restrictive tier allows museums to re-open with modifications including limited capacity. Following guidance from CDPH, with protocols to protect the health of staff and visitors, Laguna Art Museum will re-open to the public on Friday, March 26.

Advance tickets for timed entry are required in order to ensure physical distancing and the required maximum capacity of 25 percent. Other health and safety protocols include required face masks, contactless temperature checks, and increased cleaning and sanitization. Guided tours are not offered at this time, and events and programs will continue online rather than in-person.

If you have questions about your visit, please contact email info@lagunaartmuseum.org or call 949.494.8971 x200.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

On January 25, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the lifting of the Regional Stay Home Order that was issued on December 3, 2020. With this, counties returned to their appropriate tier under the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

While Orange County remains in the most restrictive purple tier, indoor operations of certain sectors including museums must remain closed. Accordingly, to help protect the health and well-being of our community and staff, Laguna Art Museum will remain closed until further notice.

We continue to be guided by recommendations from the California Department of Public Health, and we look forward to seeing you at the museum again when the situation allows.

Monday, November 16, 2020

On November 16, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) assigned 28 counties – including Orange County – to the most restrictive purple tier. Because of an alarming increase in COVID-19 infections statewide, counties are required to implement sector changes the day following the tier announcement. In response to this order, and to help protect the health and well-being of our community and staff, Laguna Art Museum will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 16 and will remain closed until further notice.

We will continue to evaluate the situation and are guided by CDPH’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

Visitors who have purchased admission tickets will be contacted. If you have other questions, please email info@lagunaartmuseum.org.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

On September 8, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) assigned Orange County to Red Tier 2 based on based on indicators that capture the county’s disease burden, testing, and health equity. In this less restrictive tier, museums can open indoors with modifications and at 25 percent capacity.

To learn about criteria and metrics, the four tiers, and the status and data for each county, please visit CDPH’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

With guidance from CDPH to create a safer environment for staff and visitors, Laguna Art Museum will begin a phased re-opening on September 10. In order to ensure safe physical distancing and a maximum of 25 percent capacity, advance tickets for timed entry are required. Please click here for tickets and for information to help plan your visit.

In addition to guidelines for individuals from the CDPH and CDC, the museum asks visitors to follow protocols listed on our website, which may be modified or updated in response to official guidelines and recommendations.

If you have questions about your visit, please contact email info@lagunaartmuseum.org or call 949.494.8971 x200.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

On July 1, the California Department of Public Health announced guidance for nineteen counties, including Orange County, to close indoor operations of certain sectors including museums. In response to this order, and to help protect the health and well-being of our community and staff, Laguna Art Museum is closed effective immediately and will remain closed until further notice.

We will continue to evaluate the situation and are guided by recommendations from the California Department of Public Health. Please refer to our website for updates.

Visitors who have purchased admission tickets will be contacted. If you have other questions, please email info@lagunaartmuseum.org.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

On June 5, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued guidelines for the re-opening of industries, including museums, effective June 12. With this guidance to to support a safe and clean environment for visitors and for staff, Laguna Art Museum will begin a phased re-opening on June 12.

In addition to guidelines for individuals from the CDPH and CDC, the museum asks visitors to follow protocols listed on our website, which may be modified or updated in response to official guidelines and recommendations.

If you have questions about your visit or upcoming programs at LAM, please contact us at info@lagunaartmuseum.org or 949.494.8971 x200. We encourage you to be healthy, and we hope to see you at the museum soon.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

On March 19, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay at home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

In response to this executive order, Laguna Art Museum will remain closed until further notice. While the museum is temporarily closed, our staff continue for care the museum’s collections and facilities, and are working remotely to bring you content on our digital platforms.

We will continue to evaluate the situation and look forward to seeing you at the museum again when the situation allows.

Please refer to our website for updates, and follow us on social media for daily doses of art.
If you have specific questions, please email info@lagunaartmuseum.org.

Friday, March 13, 2020

In the interest of protecting the health and well-being of our community and staff, and to support efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19, Laguna Art Museum will temporarily close to the public from Saturday, March 14, until at least Thursday, April 2. Events and programs at the museum are cancelled during this time.

We will continue to evaluate the situation and are guided by recommendations from the California Department of Public Health.

Please refer to this page for updates, as well as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

If you have specific questions, please email info@lagunaartmuseum.org.

We encourage you to be healthy and well-informed, and we hope to see you at the museum again soon.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

As information about COVID-19 develops, we want to let you know that Laguna Art Museum is focused on the safety and well-being of our community.

LAM is open with regular operating hours and our public programs are proceeding as scheduled. If there are any changes, we will update our website and social media channels with information.

We are increasing the frequency with which we sanitize public spaces and disinfect high-touch surfaces, and we are following recommendations from the California Department of Public Health.

If you have questions about your visit or upcoming programs at LAM, please contact us at info@lagunaartmuseum.org or 949.494.8971 x200. We encourage you to stay healthy and well-informed, and we hope to see you at the museum soon.

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