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    The Living Room Talks

    Presented by Orange County Great Park at Orange County Great Park, Irvine

    September 7, 2014 - Ongoing

    The Living Room is an installation space that provides a community gathering place for engaging, intimate conversations with local artists set among a collection of nostalgic mural art and décor.  Exhibition décor, curated by Yevgeniya Mikhailik, features artwork by Orange County artists Jennie Cotterill and Chantal deFelice. The Living Room Talks featuring artisans, entrepreneurs and ...more


    HBUHSD Surf City Student Film Festival

    Presented by Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School Historic Auditorium, Huntington Beach

    March 6, 2015

    The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Art’s MMET Media Team and the APA Student Council are proud to sponsor the 5th annual HBUHSD Surf City Student Film Festival! The screening...more

    Twilight Tasting

    Presented by Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire at Lyon Air Museum, Santa Ana

    March 7, 2015

    The 2nd Annual Twilight Tasting celebrates its triumphant return to the spectacular Lyon Air Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 5:00 to 10:00p.m. for a remarkable evening highlighting the...more

    Art Gallery Opening: “Paintings from Nature” Exhibit

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens, Corona Del Mar

    January 10 - March 8, 2015

    Guest Artists: John Burton, Michael Obermeyer & Jesse Powell.

     “Painting from nature is not copying the object, it is realizing sensations.” – Paul Cezanne,...more

    Lunch Time Lecture Series (Guest Speaker: Jamie Brooks)

    Presented by Coastline Community College at Coastline Community College Art Gallery, Newport Beach

    March 11, 2015

     Guest Speaker Jamie Brooks, Owner of Jamie Brooks Fine Art will speak. 


    The Art Gallery Exhibit Opening | “Plein Air Passion”

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens, Corona Del Mar

    March 14, 2015

    Imagine the passion artists felt when the French Impressionists created the phrase, “painting en plein air.” Artists left their studios behind to explore the light and shadows of the...more

    China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui

    Presented by Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

    October 19, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    Don't Miss This One and Only West Coast Showing!
    This 1986 discovery was dubbed "the ninth wonder of the world" by Chinese television and acknowledged by many scholars as one...more

    Spring Celebration | The Art of Flowers

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens, Corona Del Mar

    March 20 - March 22, 2015

    Celebrate the start of Spring at Roger’s Gardens! Experience a weekend of artistic fresh floral and living exhibits, new innovative outdoor display gardens, along with special events and...more

    Christopher Radko 30th Anniversary Trunk Show

    Presented by Roger's Gardens at Roger's Gardens, Corona Del Mar

    March 20 - March 22, 2015

    Join us as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Christopher Radko Collection. These fine handcrafted European glass designs are made with attention to detail, timeless style and exquisite...more

    Lunch Time Lecture Series (Guest Speaker: Brett Rubbico)

    Presented by Coastline Community College at Coastline Community College Art Gallery, Newport Beach

    March 25, 2015

     Guest Speaker Brett Rubbico, owner of Brett Rubbico Gallery. 


    Landscapes, Seascapes, Skyscapes

    Presented by Las Laguna Gallery at Laguna Beach Arts District, Laguna Beach

    March 5 - March 27, 2015

    Group Exhibition - Landscapes, Seascapes, Skyscapes

    Las Laguna Gallery presents work from artists across the nation with works in oil, acrylic, digital and traditional photography....more

    The Majesty of Spain and Portugal: LCAD in Spain and Portugal Summer 2014

    Presented by Laguna College of Art and Design at Forest & Ocean Gallery, Laguna Beach

    March 5 - March 27, 2015

    Twenty participants including students and faculty from Laguna College of Art + Design traveled to Spain and Portugal from May 22 to June 10, 2014, led by Betty Shelton, Professor Fine Arts and...more

    “How the Sun Goes” New Works by Colombian-American Artist America Martin

    Presented by JoAnne ARTMAN Gallery at JoAnne ARTMAN Gallery, Laguna Beach

    February 5 - March 31, 2015

    The work of painter and sculptor America Martin is informed by both her Colombian lineage and strong affinity for modernism allowing for a dynamic interplay between cultures, styles, and...more

    “From Paper to Wall” the Murals of Carlos Callejo

    Presented by Santa Ana College at Santa Ana College Main Gallery, Santa Ana

    February 18 - April 2, 2015

    Callejo, a Los Angeles-based artist, educator, and activist, has played a major role in over 40 mural projects nationally and internationally. Among his public...more

    Doris Rosenthal-An American Artist in Mexico

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

    February 5 - April 4, 2015

    California-born Doris Rosenthal was trained by artists George  Bellows and John Sloan at New York’s Art Students League, and painted everyday life in...more

    Cinema Orange Film Series: Sign Painters

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    April 10, 2015

    In the DIY spirit of Riot Grrrl, OCMA offers a special screening of “Sign Painters.” What was once a common job has now become a highly specialized trade, a unique craft struggling...more

    "Eden Revisited" Exhibition - Sculpted Glass by Kathleen Elliot

    Presented by Soka University at Soka University Founders Hall, Aliso Viejo

    January 20 - April 17, 2015

    *Information on Opening...more

    Exhibition: The Outsider Inside - Private Visions/Graphic Expressions - The Art of Munio Makuuchi

    Presented by Soka University at Soka University Founders Hall, Aliso Viejo

    January 20 - April 17, 2015

    *Information about ...more

    Family Day at the Beall, UC Irvine

    Presented by Beall Center for Art + Technology, UC Irvine at UCI Beall Center for Art + Technology, Irvine

    April 18, 2015

    During Family Day attendees of all ages will experience & interact with the Beall Center’s media art exhibit “Play: In Three Acts”, and enjoy hands-on art, science and...more

    Cabinet of Ghosts

    Presented by Orange County Center for Contemporary Art at Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana

    March 7 - April 18, 2015

    Art Opening Reception including a band "Dengue Fever" from 6-10pm March 7, 2015


    Children's Book Signing and Illustration Show featuring Raul Colon and Rafael Lopez

    Presented by Chemers Gallery at Chemers Gallery, Tustin

    April 4 - April 18, 2015

    Meet award-winning children's book illustrators Raul Colon and Rafael Lopez!

    ILLUSTRATOR RECEPTION Saturday April 4th...more

    Artists of Tomorrow, Student Art Exhibition

    Presented by Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, San Clemente

    May 1, 2015

    Celebrate the visual artists from San Clemente High School and three San Clemente Middle Schools during this art exhibition and opening reception. Live entertainment will be provided during the...more

    Color and Light: 15th Annual Student Art and Photography Exhibition

    Presented by Anaheim Union High School District at MUZEO, Anaheim

    April 18 - May 1, 2015

    More than 250 pieces of student artwork, from 20 AUHSD schools, will be on display inside the MUZEO, for the public to view, free of charge. Additionally, on the day of the reception, theatre...more

    Play: In Three Acts

    Presented by Beall Center for Art + Technology, UC Irvine at UCI Beall Center for Art + Technology, Irvine

    February 6 - May 2, 2015

    Play: In the three Acts highlights the work of three artists - Joe McKay, David Rokeby, and Nina Waisman. Each artist explores various modes of interaction within their work: Waisman and Rokeby...more

    "Garden Muse" 2-hr. art classes in Laguna Beach

    Presented by Laguna Outreach for Community Arts

    October 16, 2014 - May 7, 2015

    Garden-Themed Art Workshop at the lush, exotic Laguna Nursery (near Surf 'n Sand Resort)

    All levels invited, ages 16-up. Enjoy a single workshop, or a flexible...more

    Balboa Island Artwalk

    Presented by Balboa Island Artwalk at Balboa Island Artwalk, Newport Beach

    May 17, 2015

    Beautiful Outdoor Art Show on Balboa Island, California

    Over a Mile of Art and Live Music!

    Sponsored by The Balboa Island Improvement Association


    "Fifty Shades of Green" Art Classes/Laguna Beach

    Presented by Laguna Outreach for Community Arts

    October 30, 2014 - May 21, 2015

    Offered at Laguna Nursery (near Surf 'n Sand Hotel

    Enjoy one class or many, since a new medium & instructor is offered each month.

    All materials & free...more

    Alien She

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    February 15 - May 24, 2015

    Alien She is the first exhibition highlighting the lasting impact of the pioneering punk feminist movement Riot Grrrl on today's artists and cultural producers.  The exhibition...more

    Fred Tomaselli: The Times

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    February 15 - May 24, 2015

    Fred Tomaselli: The Times highlights a recent and extensive body of work adapting cover photos of The New York Times daily papers, echoing the absurdity of endless news cycles, and...more

    Selections: Dieter Roth's Piccadillies

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    February 15 - May 24, 2015

    The Piccadillies, as they are collectively known, comprise one of Dieter Roth’s most celebrated artistic undertakings. The series was realized first as 6 Piccadillies, only to branch...more

    Art Displays at OC Public Libraries

    Presented by OC Public Libraries

    April 11 - May 24, 2015

    OC Public Libraries will feature exhibits of local children's art at branch libraries. Enjoy these delightful creations and take advantage of the many services your library offers at the same...more

    Art of Dining

    Presented by Orange County Museum of Art at Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach

    May 30, 2015

    One of Orange County's most sought-after social events, OCMA's Art of Dining celebrates excellence in creativity, each year honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to...more

    20"x 20"x 20" National Compact Competition & Exhibit

    Presented by LSU Union Art Gallery

    April 9 - June 10, 2015

    The LSU Student Union Art Gallery at Louisiana State University has announced a call for entries for the 2015 20"x 20"x 20": A National Compact Competition and Exhibit to all...more

    Veterano Cars

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

    April 16 - June 14, 2015

    The automobile has a consistent presence in the work of pioneer Chicano artists of Los Angeles. Gilbert “Magu” Lujan, Frank Romero, Carlos Almarez...more

    The Art of Brett Hess at Gallery Sev Ven

    Presented by Gallery Sev Ven

    June 21, 2014 - July 12, 2015

     The Art of Brett Hess at Sev Ven, with live acoustic set by SPACEcream and Electro City. Free 21 and older only.


    Art of the Folding Fan

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

    June 25 - August 23, 2015

    The hand-held fans have a history that goes back more than 2,000 years, as both a practical and decorative art object. In both Asia and Europe, folding fans expressed both propriety and power in...more

    Festival of Arts Junior Art Exhibit

    Presented by Laguna Beach Festival of Arts at Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach

    July 5 - August 31, 2015

    Selected artworks from Imagination Celebration exhibitions will be featured during the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach in the summer of 2015.


    50th Anniversary Exhibition, Part I

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

    September 3 - October 25, 2015

    2015 marks 50 years since the Muckenthaler family deeded their extraordinary home and property to the City of Fullerton for use as a cultural center. For five...more

    Anaheim Art Crawl

    Presented by Anaheim Art Crawl Experience at Center Street Promenade, Anaheim

    February 14 - November 14, 2015

    Art Crawl Experience (ACE) A Quarterly Art, Music and Food Event that takes place on the second Saturday of February, May, August and November.


    HB Downtown Art Walk

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

    March 19 - November 19, 2015

    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

    Laguna Beach Art Walk

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

    January 1 - December 3, 2015

    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

    Downtown Fullerton Art Walk

    Presented by Fullerton Art Walk at Downtown Fullerton, Fullerton

    February 6 - December 4, 2015

    The Downtown Fullerton Art Walk is a coalition of galleries and businesses promoting the arts and building community. The incredibly popular Art Walk brings hundreds of art lovers and...more

    Santa Ana Artists Village Art Walk

    Presented by Santa Ana Arts District at Santa Ana Arts District, Santa Ana

    January 3 - December 5, 2015

    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

    Member Night at the Casa

    Presented by Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, San Clemente

    January 24 - December 18, 2015

    Casa Romantica members can now enjoy exclusive admission to the Casa in the evenings in 2015. Enjoy the magic of the Casa at sunset with your friends, light music and refreshments on select...more

    Santiago Art District Art Walk

    Presented by Santiago Art District at Santiago Art District, Santa Ana

    January 17 - December 19, 2015

    Located across from the historic Amtrak train station in Santa Ana, the Santiago Art District features nearly 20 galleries-- all showing various types of works in various mediums-- there’s...more

    SOBECA "Last Tuesdays" ARTwalk

    Presented by The LAB at The LAB, Costa Mesa

    January 27 - December 29, 2015

    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.


    50th Anniversary Exhibition, Part II

    Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

    November 5, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    2015 marks 50 years since the Muckenthaler family deeded their extraordinary home and property to the City of Fullerton for use as a cultural center. For five...more

    South Wing of the Mission

    Presented by Mission San Juan Capistrano at Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

    January 1, 2010 - Ongoing

    This new exhibit highlights the lives of the padres who lived in the South Wing of Mission San Juan Capistrano during the 18th century. The exhibit focuses on the founding and decline of the...more

    Plein-Air Art Reproductions Exhibition

    Presented by Mission San Juan Capistrano at Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano

    January 1, 2010 - Ongoing

    Plein-Air Art Reproductions Exhibition from the Collection of Mrs. Joan Irvine Smith and the Irvine Museum

    Joan Irvine Smith
    Joan Irvine Smith
    Photo Courtesy of Carla...more

       

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