What is the museum's mission?

The mission of Laguna Art Museum is to be the premier museum of California art, financially stable and managed according to the highest professional standards—both an artistic destination and a relevant, respected center of culture for Laguna Beach.

Is there a place to park my car?

Metered parking is available surrounding the museum on Cliff Drive and Pacific Coast Highway. The meters take quarters and credit cards. Additional street parking is available in the residential area east of the museum, across Pacific Coast Highway. The museum does not have a parking lot. There is a free trolley service available for visitors on weekends in the spring and daily during the summer months. Click here for more information.

Is photography permitted in the museum?

Photography of Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection for personal use is allowed. More than that, we encourage it! Share your photos with us online and we’ll repost our favorites: @LagunaArtMuseum #LagunaArtMuseum.

Photography for special and visiting exhibitions may be subject to different rules. Please check with the front desk when visiting the museum.

The use of photography and videography for commercial purposes is not permitted. If you are a member of the press and would like to request images, please contact the Communications Department by email or at 949.494.8971 x211.

Are baby strollers permitted in the museum?

The use of baby strollers is permitted in the museum.

Can I use my credit card to pay for admission?

Yes. The museum accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

Is there a place to eat in the museum?

The museum does not have a restaurant, however there are a number of restaurants within easy walking distance serving a variety of food. Please visit our restaurant partner next door, Las Brisas.

Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

The museum is wheelchair accessible with an elevator between each floor. Please note that
the museum does not have its own parking, but there are handicap spaces at the meters nearby on Cliff Drive.

Does the museum authenticate or appraise works of art?

No. The museum is unable to authenticate, appraise, or perform appraisals of works of art for the public. The museum suggests that you contact the American Society of Appraisers to get more information on types of appraisals.

Would the museum be interested in acquiring works of art or accepting proposals for exhibitions?

The museum’s curatorial staff is always interested in reviewing works of art for acquisition or exhibition that fit within the museum’s mission of presenting exhibitions of California art. Due to the volume of requests, we regret that we cannot do so in person nor can we accept original art works for consideration without making prior arrangements. If you have inquiries regarding exhibition proposals or acquisitions you may mail a letter to the Curatorial Department, Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.