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Painting Inspires a New ‘Rite of Spring’

Painting Inspires a New ‘Rite of Spring’

Laguna Dance Festival celebrates the centenary of Stravinsky’s groundbreaking ballet “The Rite of Spring” with free dance performances at Laguna Art Museum during the March 7 First Thursdays Art Walk. This event marks the premiere of the “Primitive Mother” pieces, which were jointly commissioned by Laguna Dance Festival and the Laguna Art Museum. The choreography was […]

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Buyers Step Up for Art

Buyers Step Up for Art

Artist donated works raised $255,000 for Laguna Art Museum’s education and exhibition programs at a well-attended art auction fundraiser showcasing works by 113 California artists last Saturday, Feb. 9. Based on preliminary numbers, the museum expects to net $175,000, better than its anticipated $120,000 goal and an improvement from similar auctions held in the two […]

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An Invitation to a Treasure Hunt

An Invitation to a Treasure Hunt

Wolfgang Bloch, Sandra Jones Campbell, Jorg Dubin, Tony DeLap, David Milton, Tom Swimm, Jacques Garnier and the Bartels family are but a few of the contemporary local artists donating works to the annual Laguna Art Museum Art Auction taking place on Feb. 9. The live auction tops a week of previewing by prospective buyers and […]

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Indy Calendar, Feb.1-7, 2013

Indy Calendar, Feb.1-7, 2013

Friday, Feb. 1 Friday Flicks at the Forum, “Pina” 7 p.m. Forum Theatre, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Sawdust Art Festival Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 2/2. Tricia Freeman, 9 p.m., Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave. 949-494-3027 Also 2/2. Nick I & A.D.D. 8:45 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Hwy. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777 Guitarist […]

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Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Some older works in the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection of California art date from the mid 19th century. But no special funds had ever been earmarked specifically for framing and conservation until Yvonne J. Boseker pledged a $100,000 nest egg. The funds will also underwrite the staging of exhibitions and educational programs related to […]

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Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Museum Receives Conservation Grant

Some older works in the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection of California art date from the mid 19th century. But no special funds had ever been earmarked specifically for framing and conservation until Yvonne J. Boseker pledged a $100,000 nest egg. The funds will also underwrite the staging of exhibitions and educational programs related to […]

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Art Seen 11/23/12

Art Seen 11/23/12

‘Turnings’ Exhibit Displayed at Garden Art woodwork created from local trees and exotic woods by Laguna resident and retired Admiral Warren E. Aut is on display through Dec. 31 at the Hortense Miller Garden. To visit the Gardens and exhibit, please call 497-0716 to schedule a free guided tour, Tuesday through Saturday, 9:45-noon.     […]

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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 […]