In 1979 Santa Barbara, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields’ home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbor – to help with Jamie’s upbringing.
20th Century Women premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2016. It was was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards – Best Motion Picture and Best Actress for Annette Bening – as well as Best Original Screenplay at the 89th Academy Awards.
Included with museum admission. Advance tickets are recommended.
Live! At the Museum: April Kim & Fie …
Join this string quartet consisting of violins and a cello as they perform in the museum.
LAM Goes BOOM: A Pride Celebration
To celebrate Pride Month, join the Laguna Art Museum for a night to pay homage to Laguna’s bygone gay bars like the famed The Boom Boom Room. Fred Karger’s documentary Save the Boom will be screened in the museum’s galleries, and then let the dancing begin with DJ SoulFire!
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