Join Rich Reitzell, direct descendant of artist Jean Mannheim, as he discusses the life and art of the acclaimed California Plein Air artist. Mannheim, born in Germany & trained in Paris, moved to Pasadena in 1908 and quickly became a major figure in California’s art community. For nearly four decades, he was an active teacher, mentor, and a well-known contributor to the Southern California art scene. While a prominent member of Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco art community, Mannheim was a frequent visitor to Laguna Beach with a studio near Arch Beach, and was a member of both the Laguna Beach Art Association and the California Art Club
Advance tickets recommended.
Museum members: $7
Holiday Glow (feat. Pacific Vocal Series)
Sip and shop as you step into the holidays with an evening of live music!
Interwoven within the festive evening will be two live musical moments featuring recognizable and beloved holiday classics. Presented in collaboration with Pacific Vocal Series, these moments will feature Laguna Beach local and international mezzo soprano Kayleigh Decker and pianist Cheryl Lin Fielding.
Celebrating Male Bodies in the Works of Paul Wonne …
Join art historian Daniell Cornell for his lecture about the evolution of the work and lives of Theophilus Brown and Paul Wonner. Cornell speaks about these artists’ perspective as Bay Area Figurative artists both prior to and following the development of queer art theory.
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