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Embracing the Past and Present

Embracing the Past and Present

“The Permanent Collection: A Fresh Look,” “ex.pose: Macha Suzuki” and “Timothy J. Clark” exhibitions that opened earlier this month evidence the Laguna Art Museum’s willingness and ability to simultaneously embrace the past, present and future. The Permanent Collection, an exhibition curated by the museum’s executive director, Malcolm Warner, offers a jaunt through California art history […]

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Paint Out Schedule of Events

Paint Out Schedule of Events

Sunday, Oct. 14 Quick Draw Paint Out, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Heisler Park. Open to the public for viewing. Meet and greet reception with artists follows, 1-2 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free admission and complimentary beverages. Quick Draw Silent Auction, 2-3 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free admission.   Monday, Oct. 15 Kids’ Paint Out, 10 a.m.-1 […]

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A Feast of Sight, Sound

A Feast of Sight, Sound

The husband and wife team known as AlmaNova perform in a free 7 p.m. chamber music concert on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Laguna Art Museum. Live! at the Museum concerts are free to members and to non-members with museum admission. The galleries are open until 9 pm. Reservations may be made at no cost […]

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Indy Calendar, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2012

Indy Calendar, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2012

——————————————————————————————————————— Friday, Sept. 28 Sunset Serenades, Phantom Tortoise, 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park Amphitheater. Laguna Ocean Foundation lecture, Rocky Intertidal Ecology & Effects of Urbanization, by Jayson Smith, PhD. 7 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org   949-494-8971 Sawdust Fest Studio Class: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 9/29. Jazz with pianist Giovanni […]

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Indy on Arts 9/21

Indy on Arts 9/21

Friday, Sept. 21 Sunset Serenades and Schoenherr sculpture reception, 4:30 p.m., Heisler Park Amphitheater. Jazz singer Nancy Sanchez at 5:30 p.m. Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 949-494-3030. Also 9/22 Jazz pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway St. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com . Also 9/22 The Strangers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m, Marine […]

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Grant Application Deadline Nears

Grant Application Deadline Nears

Sept. 21 is the deadline for applications to the Laguna Beach Community Foundation’s annual grants program. Tax-exempt organizations in good standing that provide services or programs in the Laguna Beach area are eligible. Donations to the program can be from individuals, private foundations and businesses Visit www.lagunabeachcf.org for the complete guidelines and online application.

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LB Live! Hosting Plethora of Musical Events

LB Live! Hosting Plethora of Musical Events

Laguna Beach Live! present the Ceora Winds in a free chamber music concert at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m.  The American Association of University Women, Laguna Beach branch, is sponsoring the concert. An additional afternoon outreach program by the Ceora Winds at the Laguna Beach Boys & […]

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Museum Hosts Live Music

Museum Hosts Live Music

The Triada Guitar Trio performs spirited classical and contemporary guitar works in a 7p.m. chamber music concert at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Aug. 9, when galleries remain open til 9 p.m. The concerts are free to museum members and to non-members with museum admission. Reservations may be made at no cost online at […]

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New Communicator Joins College

New Communicator Joins College

Laguna College of Art & Design announced hiring Mike Stice, a part-time liberal arts faculty member and director of the college writing lab, as communications director. Stice, who has worked 12 year at LCAD, previously worked in differing  capacities at Laguna Art Museum and Surfing magazine.

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Film Society Screens Brazilian Indie

Film Society Screens Brazilian Indie

From the land of bossa nova, The Laguna Beach Film Society (LBFS) presents an evocative, new Brazilian film, “Found Memories,” on Thursday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the South Coast Cinema. Tickets are $15 at the door and $20 for film, food, appetizers, and prefilm conversation at the Laguna Art Museum at 6 p.m.

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Chronicler of California Art Honored

Chronicler of California Art Honored

  Laguna Art Museum will honor Ruth Lilly Westphal, a Newport Beach resident, as the first recipient of the California Art Award on Saturday, June 30. Westphal is accomplished for having published three books that became the foundation for the serious study and reassessment of early California art (“Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland” […]

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Gift Adds to Pageant History

Gift Adds to Pageant History

Four images by Modernist photographer Paul Outerbridge related to the Festival of Arts’ early years add another sliver of history to the Festival’s permanent collection as a result of a gift by the Laguna Art Museum. The four photographs, all from 1950–51, have recently been identified as relating to the Festival of Arts and Pageant […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Museum Hosts March Events   Laguna Art Museum hosts a free family day on Sunday, March 11, in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra, and a panel discussion on Sunday, March 18, about rethinking the birth of art in Southern California with panelists Paul Karlstrom and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp in conjunction […]

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Cops Join Museum’s Opening Night

Cops Join Museum’s Opening Night

Some of the Los Angeles Police Department’s top brass attended last Saturday’s opening at the Laguna Art Museum of “Mi Obra” (my work), paintings and sculptures by Victor Hugo Zayas. The native of Mexico has lived and worked in South Los Angeles and witnessed violence’s toll over 30 years in his neighborhood. Along the way, […]

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Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Former LAM Director Making Waves at Surfing Foundation   The Surfing Heritage Foundation has hired Bolton Colburn, former director of Laguna Art Museum, as their new executive director. Colburn, 56, who left his position at Laguna Art Museum in May 2011, plans to work with the foundation’s board and staff to lead development efforts and […]