August 13, 2004
Send DATEBOOK items to the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, P.O. Box 248, Laguna Beach, CA 92652; fax to 494-8979; call 494-4321 or e-mail coastlinepilot@ latimes.com. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. TODAY SURF CULTURE REDUX The Laguna Art Museum will present a reconfigured exhibit of the most well attended show in the museum's history, "Surf Culture -- The Art History of Surfing." The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday through Oct. 2 at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive.
August 12, 2005
ART WALK Join more than 40 galleries throughout Laguna Beach on Thursday for a festive cultural evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Free shuttle service starts from the Laguna Art Museum at 6:15 and runs until 9 p.m. Information: www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com or (949) 683-6871. LAGUNA ART MUSEUM "While Pollock Was Sleeping: Bay Area Abstract Expressionism from the Blair Collection" runs through Oct. 2. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive. For information, call (949)
March 7, 2003
LAM receives new art books The Laguna Art Museum is the recipient of the Nancy Dustin Wall Moure Library of California Art. The collection of more than 1,000 volumes on California art and art history was donated to the museum by Moure in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Laguna Beach Art Assn. The collection includes landmark books acknowledged as having made a contribution to the history of art as well as rare books and little-known classics.
January 6, 2006
Laguna Art Museum's curator will host a discussion with Ruby Osorio, the L.A.-based creator of whimsical works on paper.Artist Ruby Osorio will join chief curator Tyler Stallings at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in a discussion of the artist's current exhibition at Laguna Art Museum. "Ruby Osorio: A Story of a Girl (Who Awakes Far, Far Away)" is the first solo museum exhibition in California for the Los Angeles-based artist. The exhibition continues through Feb. 19. Lectures are free to museum members and to nonmembers with admission.
June 2, 2006
Open letter to the Board of Directors, Laguna Art Museum: While I think it is a brilliant plan, I must inform you that I cannot support the moving of the Laguna Art Museum to the Village Entrance project ? nor to include it in the environmental report for consideration. As you know, many in this city have been working toward a Village Entrance project for more than 20 years. I, personally, have worked toward this end ? primarily with the goal of creating a large parking garage ?
December 9, 2005
Students will receive free passes to the Laguna Art Museum in the second year of program.Laguna Beach students can expect an early holiday gift in the mail this month when the Laguna Art Museum begins to distribute academic membership cards to every student currently attending Laguna Beach public and private schools in kindergarten through 12th grades. The membership cards, to be mailed the week of Dec. 12, will admit students to the museum free of charge, enabling students to see all exhibitions and attend programs for free.
February 15, 2008
Laguna Art Museum will celebrate the 90th anniversary of its founding organization, the Laguna Beach Art Assn., with Auction 100. As a nod to those pioneer artists who were at the forefront of California art in the early 20th century, Laguna Art Museum will feature the work of 100 artists who are making a difference in art today. Works range from a Marnie Weber photographic collage to a ceramic and wood sculpture by Richard White. Works from previous museum shows will also be offered.
December 3, 2004
Laguna Art Museum is exhibiting "The OsCene: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC," "Jody Zellen: Other Places," "The Many Faces of Roger Armstrong" and "Surf Culture Redux " through Feb. 27. "The OsCene: Contemporary Art and Culture in Orange County," exhibit involves diverse media including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media installations, video/film, sound/music, architecture, fashion and tattoo art....
September 1, 2006
Fourteen charitable organizations are again offering the "It's Your Money" workshop series in Laguna Beach. Focusing on a different topic each week, the free sessions will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 14 through Nov. 2, at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. Peter C. Kote, chair of the Laguna Canyon Foundation's estate planning and gifts committee, will moderate. Sponsors include Laguna Canyon Foundation, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Art Museum, Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach Seniors, SchoolPower Endowment Fund, Laguna College of Art & Design, Laguna Beach Rotary Club Foundation, Alzheimer's Association, American Heart Association, Great Park Conservancy, Arthritis Foundation, Orange County Community Foundation and Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center.