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    The Art and Soul of Surfing

    Presented by Huntington Beach Art Center at Huntington Beach Art Center

    July 19 - September 20, 2014

    The Huntington Beach Art Center presents The Art and Soul of Surfing, an exhibition of historical and contemporary art. The exhibition honors the beauty and inspiration of surfing and the intimate relationship of the artist/surfer and the ocean.

    The artists featured in the exhibition have successfully captured their core love of riding waves. The influence of their pure “surfer stoke”, the ...more


    LECTURE: Elements and Principles of Art and Design: Spirits and Headhunters

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 14, 2014

     Dr. Irini Vallera-Rickerson, Professor of Art History and Architecture, Orange Coast College, focuses on selected artifacts in the Spirits and Headhunters gallery to highlight properties...more

    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah - Shofar Factory at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 17, 2014

     Sound the Shofar! It’s time to celebrate the festival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with a Shofar Factory. Children will gain insight into the significance of the Shofar in...more

    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah - Honey Factory at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 17, 2014

     Specifically for: Children ages 6 – 8 years

    On Rosh Hashanah it is traditional to eat some special foods that symbolize blessing, such as pomegranates,apples,...more

    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah - Shofar Factory at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 17, 2014

    Sound the Shofar! It’s time to celebrate the festival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with a Shofar Factory. Children will gain insight into the significance of the Shofar in the...more

    HB Downtown Art Walk

    Presented by Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District at Huntington Beach Downtown Improvement District

    September 18, 2014

    Come enjoy artwork by emerging artists and student artists with unique and unusual presentations. Free and open to the public, this non-juried art show features artist displays in restaurants and...more

    OC FILM FIESTA: Volando Bajo

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 18, 2014

     Featuring a post-film discussion and photo session with the movie’s celebrity cast. Hailed as the Mexican "This is Spinal Tap" this hilarious mockumentary chronicles the rise...more

    Third Thursday: West Coast Avant-Garde, Part

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

    September 18, 2014

    An art talk in conjunction with The Avant-Garde Collection. Robert Irwin, John Mason, and Mary Corse discuss revolutions of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

     


    OC FILM FIESTA: Vamonos con Pancho Villa

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 19, 2014

     Featuring a pre-film musical performance inspired by Revueltas and a post-film discussion with local composer Omar Avalos. Set in 1914, this film follows the destinies of six rancheros who...more

    WadeMade: Fine Woodcraft by David A. Wade

    Presented by Chemers Gallery at Chemers Gallery

    September 19, 2014

    Creating fine woodwork for more than 25 years, David A. Wade worked side by side with Sam Maloof honing his skills. One of 3 assistants who took over the workshop's craftsmanship after...more

    Author's Day featuring OC Animal Care (Reading with Fido)

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 19, 2014

     Visit Pretend City for a special Author’s Day activity! OC Animal Care will be at Pretend City with their Reading with Fido program. Meet their certified pediatric therapy dog, Kane...more

    It's a Pirate Party at Pretend City!

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 19, 2014

     It’s a Pirate Party! Visit Pretend City for a swashbuckling adventure to celebrate National Talk Like a Pirate Day! With special pirate themed story times taking place every hour and...more

    Author's Day featuring Crystal Smith at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 19, 2014

     Learn how to spark a child’s imagination with author and illustrator Crystal Smith’s Questions for Kids and her book making activity. Smith will read her award-winning title...more

    Celebrate Nickelodeon's Day of Play at Pretend City!

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 20, 2014

     Celebrate Worldwide Day of Play at Pretend City Children's Museum! This annual event is designed to encourage children and parents to turn off the television and play. Pretend City has...more

    The Art Gallery | New Exhibit: “California Beaches”

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens

    July 19 - September 21, 2014

     Our California coastline is famous throughout the world. For over 100 years, artists have been capturing the sensations of our shoreline. Some paintings will depict the era; some will be...more

    Cinema Italiano: L’aria salata (Salty Air)

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 21, 2014

     Film in Italian with English subtitles. An embittered penitentiary social worker receives an unwelcome blast from the past when the case file of his father, a convicted murderer, lands on...more

    Celebrate Play in Peace Day at Pretend City!

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 21, 2014

     11:00a.m. Lil Me Morning activity
    3:30p.m. Engaging Afternoon activity

    Peace Day is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and nations to create practical acts of peace...more

    Fall Festival Fun at Pretend City!

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 23, 2014

     11:00a.m. Lil Me Morning activity
    3:30p.m. Engaging Afternoon activity

    The leaves are turning red, brown, and orange. Do you see them drift down from the trees? It is time to...more

    Lunch Time Lecture Series (Guest Speaker: Lev Anderson)

    Presented by Coastline Community College at Coastline Community College Art Gallery

    September 24, 2014

    The guest speaker for this lecture series is Lev Anderson, Film maker and Director of the Coastline Community College film series. 

    Held in Room 104. 


    Timeless Melodies: Irving Berlin: As You’ve Never Heard Him Before

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 25, 2014

    Larry Maurer profiles America’s most prolific songwriter from his birth in Russia to his illustrious career on Broadway and Hollywood. Irving Berlin wrote both music and lyrics to over 3,000...more

    Bowers After-Hours: Sake, Sushi & Cinema - Film:Tenshin

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 26, 2014

     Enjoy art, Shopping, Food & Entertainment!
    Program begins at 5 PM with an exclusive after-hours viewing of the museum’s galleries. Film & Discussion: Tenshin begins at...more

    Author's Day featuring Jenni Garrick at Pretend City!

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 26, 2014

     Let’s go on an adventure during this special Author’s Day! Jenni Garrick will take you on adventures around the globe with Pigs & Strawberries: The Adventures of Laurence...more

    Lecture: The Ancient Art of the Scholar’s Rock and Chrysanthemum Stones

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 27, 2014

    Dr. Thomas Elias, chairman of the Viewing Stone Association of North America and a former director of the Bonsai and Penjing Display at the U.S. National Arboretum, presents an informative outline...more

    Bead Society of OC, Member’s Share Bead Sale

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 27, 2014

     A creative and talented members of the Bead Society of OC display and sell their artistic creations to the Bowers’ membership and the general public. Come and enjoy the beauty and...more

    Absolutely Incredible

    Presented by Las Laguna Gallery

    September 4 - September 27, 2014

    Selected from over 150 entries from local, national and international artisans; Las Laguna Gallery presents Absolutely Incredible. Artworks include works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphite and...more

    The Bonsai Tradition: Cultural Arts of Japan

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 23 - September 28, 2014

     Join us for our annual display and event celebrating the traditions and cultural arts of Japan presented by Kofu Bonsai Kai, Orange County. The harmonious display consists of 28 trees...more

    Ceremony: Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 28, 2014

     Presented by Soko Kodaka; limited seating.


    Lecture: Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture|

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 28, 2014

     Dr. Kendall H. Brown, Professor of Asian Art History, School of Art, CSU Long Beach, will draw on the recent exhibition Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945 held at the Japan...more

    Expression Session 2

    Presented by AR4T - Artists Republic for Tomorrow at AR4T - Artists Republic For Tomorrow

    September 4 - September 28, 2014

    An Exhibition of Paintings, Photographs, Prints & Posters

    Works by John Severson, Mike Salisbury, Rick Griffin, Thomas Cambell, Geoff McFetridge, Andy Davis...more

    Family Autism Event at Pretend City

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 29, 2014

     Specifically For: Families with children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum;Pretend City will be closed to the general public.

    This special...more

    Seminar: How to Prepare your Artwork for Submission to the 2015 Festival of Arts

    Presented by Laguna Beach Festival of Arts at Festival of Arts

    September 29, 2014

    To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork effectively for submission, artists are invited to attend a free seminar...more

    SOBECA "Last Tuesdays" ARTwalk

    Presented by The LAB at The LAB

    September 30, 2014

    The Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee and the SOBECA District retailers and restaurants present a fun night of art, music, friends, and food each last Tuesday.


    Gallery Talks

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 2 - September 30, 2014

     Join an expert docent for a 20-30 minute exhibition tour. Sponsored by the Docent Guild. Meet your Docent at the entrance of the specified gallery. Visit www.bowers.org for details....more

    Gallery Talks

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    September 2 - September 30, 2014

     Join an expert docent for a 20-30 minute exhibition tour. Sponsored by the Docent Guild. Meet your Docent at the entrance of the specified gallery. Visit www.bowers.org for details.


    LCAD Celebrates 100th Birthday of Rex Brandt with Exhibition of Rare Works

    Presented by Laguna College of Art and Design at Laguna College of Art and Design

    June 18 - September 30, 2014

     For the first time, Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) will exhibit sketchbooks, correspondence, photos, business records and more from The Rex Brandt Archives in celebration of the...more

    Books Alive Art Gallery

    Presented by Pretend City Children's Museum at Pretend City Children's Museum

    September 5 - September 30, 2014

     All September long, visit Pretend City’s Books Alive Art Gallery. The grand opening will kick-off with their first Author’s Day on Friday, September 5th. This unique art exhibit...more

    Laguna Beach Art Walk

    Presented by City of Laguna Beach Arts at Laguna Beach Arts District

    October 2, 2014

    Join galleries across Laguna Beach for the monthly First Thursdays Art Walk for artist demonstrations, exhibition openings, music, dance, appetizers, and more! Art Walk maps are available online...more

    Metal Extinction Art Exhibit

    Presented by Saddleback College

    September 8 - October 2, 2014

    Using Metal to Honor and Make Permanent our Vanishing World


    Exhibition Sponsored by: Metal Arts Society of Southern California (masscoline.com)


    The Metal...more

    Cinema Orange

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA)

    October 2, 2014

    The documentary Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists takes a lighthearted look at the Second City scene that challenged Pop Art's status quo in the 1960s, then faded from view. Forty...more

    The Fine Art Gallery Opening | “The Art of Wine” Exhibit

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens

    October 3, 2014

     Back by popular demand, Roger’s Gardens Fine Art Gallery is proud to announce their second, “The Art of Wine” exhibit. This exhibit will represent the vast wine regions of...more

    Christmas Boutique Opening | The Golden Glow of Christmas

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens

    October 3, 2014

     Join us as we celebrate the golden glow of Christmas. Understated luxury is highlighted with accents of pale gold, champagne and crystal. Trees, walls and mantles are adorned with ribbons...more

    Santa Ana Artists Village Art Walk

    Presented by Santa Ana Arts District at Santa Ana Arts District

    October 4, 2014

    Join the gallery owners of the Artists Village in downtown Santa Ana for an evening of dining, shopping for original art and viewing open lofts. Orange County's hippest new neighborhood...more

    LCAD + Thalia + Vans Action Sports Design Exhibition

    Presented by Laguna College of Art and Design at LCAD on Forest

    August 28 - October 4, 2014

     Laguna College of Art And Design (LCAD) will exhibit action sport apparel and footwear products designed by the Action Sports Design + Digital Media major students in collaboration with VANS...more

    Beyond the Canvas: Camille Pissarro "The Dean of French Impressionists"

    Presented by Newport Beach Public Library at Newport Beach Public Library

    October 8, 2014

    Award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn presents the first lecture in the “Beyond the Canvas,” series focusing on Camille Pissarro: " The Dean of French...more

    The Road to Southern California

    Presented by Heritage Museum of Orange County at Heritage Museum of Orange County

    October 11, 2014

    The Road of Southern California is part of a 6-week exhibition in Santa Ana, Journey Stories.  Our grand opening event features activities for all ages.  Families will be able to...more

    HB Downtown Art Walk

    Presented by Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District at Huntington Beach Downtown Improvement District

    October 16, 2014

    Come enjoy artwork by emerging artists and student artists with unique and unusual presentations. Free and open to the public, this non-juried art show features artist displays in restaurants and...more

    4th Annual Silent River Film Festival

    Presented by Silent River Film Festival at Edwards Westpark

    October 17 - October 20, 2014

    This multi-day film festival features 50 films (feature, documentaries, shorts and Music Video) from 18 counties!


    Body of the Palace

    Presented by DAX Gallery at DAX Gallery

    August 27 - October 21, 2014

    DAX Gallery presents a collection of artists who will showcase their work, called "The Stuff', in tribute of their late professor, Michael E. Mitchell. For many of the CalArts alumni the...more

    Beyond the Canvas: Claudet Monet "Master of Plein-Air, Nature into Art"

    Presented by Newport Beach Public Library at Newport Beach Public Library

    October 22, 2014

    Award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn presents a lecture in the “Beyond the Canvas,” series focusing on Claude Monet: Master of Plein Air - Nature into Art offering...more

    Incoming Cultures: Influences & Legacies in the OC

    Presented by Heritage Museum of Orange County at Heritage Museum of Orange County

    October 25, 2014

    Hear the migration stories of the OC's multi-ethnic residents as they share their tales of moving from their homeland and of assimation to their new surroundings.  Enjoy the cultural...more

    SOBECA "Last Tuesdays" ARTwalk

    Presented by The LAB at The LAB

    October 28, 2014

    The Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee and the SOBECA District retailers and restaurants present a fun night of art, music, friends, and food each last Tuesday.


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