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Celebrate The Laguna Art Museum

Discover how the Laguna Art Museum will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a new exhibit and centennial ball

Works made by California artists and pieces that symbolize the state’s way of life and history are on display at the Laguna Art Museum, which is marking its centennial with a year-long celebration. Kicking off the festivities will be “Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935,” which will display approximately 100 paintings, including a number of works by major artists that were seen in the original exhibitions of the Laguna Beach Art Association, the group led by Anna Hills and Edgar Payne that hosted its first showing at a small pavilion near the Laguna Beach Hotel, leading to what is now the museum.

David Ligare, California Classicist, 2015-2016

In addition, LBAA will host a birthday party on August 25, featuring art activities, tours and cake, as well as a Centennial Ball, featuring Chefs Amar Santana of Broadway by Amar Santana, and Chef Craig Strong, of Studio at Montage Laguna Beach, on September 29 at the Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach.

Main image: Lita Albuquerque, Particle Horizon, 2014-2015