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    Live Storytelling

    Presented by Bowers Kidseum at Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana

    February 13, 2016

    11:00 The Valentine Box
    Roger’s Valentine’s Box turns up some very beautiful surprises that makes everyone he knows very happy.

    2:00 Millicent’s Valentines
    How Millicent’s valentines brought joy to the many children at the hospital and added to her fun as well.

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    Sandow Birk: American Qur'an

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

    November 7, 2015 - February 28, 2016

    For more than twenty years, southern California painter Sandow Birk (b. 1962) has developed a specialty of applying the vision and scope of history painting to the examination of issues that...more

    Olga Lah: Amass and Swell

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

    November 7, 2015 - February 28, 2016

    The Orange County Museum of Art unveils a major, site-specific installation by Long Beach artist Olga Lah. Made of thousands of stacked, foam blocks, Amass and Swell will...more

    The Pacific Project: Khvay Samnang

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

    November 7, 2015 - February 28, 2016

    Presented as the second installment of The Pacific Project art video series, the museum showcases the work of Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang. The three separate works on view...more

    Engineer's Week

    Presented by Discovery Science Center

    February 20 - February 28, 2016

    Tinkers and builders of all ages! You are invited to Discovery Cube to celebrate National Engineer’s Week! Future engineers will enjoy a week of exploring, creating, and building with hands-on...more

    Gallery Opening Reception: National Watercolor Society Invitational Plein Air Painting Exhibition

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

    March 3, 2016

    Gallery Opening Reception: The National Watercolor Society selects artworks from its members around the world for an exhibition of true plein air paintings, made by artists working...more

    Construction Zone Exhibit

    Presented by Children's Museum at La Habra, The at Children's Museum at La Habra, La Habra

    September 29, 2015 - March 6, 2016

    Frank Lloyd Wright has nothing on the next generation of young architects! This immersive exhibit will give them the building blocks to success. Busy hands and minds are encouraged to build,...more

    The Art Gallery Exhibit | “Locals Only”

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

    January 9 - March 6, 2016

    Ten artists will be exhibiting their plein air paintings of local sites. Some of the most beautiful beaches, coves, and open spaces are in our own back yard. These talented artists capture the...more

    Centered on the Center Exhibition

    Presented by Huntington Beach Art Center at Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach

    January 23 - March 12, 2016

    The Huntington Beach Art Center is pleased to present the annual nonjuried, salon-style group exhibition featuring over 350 works in a variety of media.


    Art Gallery Exhibit Opening | “Every Picture Tells a Story”

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

    March 19, 2016

    If a painting could talk, what would it tell you? From the beginning of time, art has been created to express ideas and emotions. This exhibit will represent a variety of images of figures, still...more

    Mysteries of the Museum Camp

    Presented by Bowers Kidseum at Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana

    March 28 - April 1, 2016

    Kids aged 6 to 11 can explore the many, marvelous, mysteries of the museum!

    They’ll get tours of the exhibitions at the Bowers Museum including the new Mummies of the...more

    Mummy Mania Camp

    Presented by Bowers Kidseum at Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana

    April 4 - April 8, 2016

    Children aged 6-11 can come to the Kidseum and immerse themselves in ancient Egyptian history! They’ll get a tour of the Bower’s Museum Mummies of the World...more

    Bumjoon Lee - Gallery Opening Reception

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

    April 14, 2016

    Recent works by South Korean artist Bumjoon Lee, who utilizes a unique practice of scratching images into the surfaces of canvas- shaped stainless steel sheets. Lee’s subjects range from the...more

    Vincent Van Gogh

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

    April 28, 2016

    Multi award-winning actor Aaron Pyle stars as the brilliant and troubled Dutch artist. His career as a unique and talented painter is told with great heart through his journals, letters, and...more

    Bumjoon Lee - Gallery Tour

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

    May 12, 2016

    Recent works by South Korean artist Bumjoon Lee, who utilizes a unique practice of scratching images into the surfaces of canvas- shaped stainless steel sheets. Lee’s subjects range from the...more

    Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! Exhibit at Discovery Cube Orange County

    Presented by Discovery Cube Orange County at Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

    February 6 - May 22, 2016

    Discovery Cube Orange County welcomes the bilingual exhibit Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! based on the Nickelodeon television series Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego,...more

    Helen Lundeberg: A Retrospective

    Presented by Laguna Art Museum at Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach

    February 21 - May 30, 2016

    Laguna Art Museum is proud to be organizing the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of a key figure in twentieth-century California art, Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999).

    Featuring...more

    Frederick Hammersley: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection

    Presented by Laguna Art Museum at Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach

    February 21 - May 30, 2016

    The museum’s collection is rich in drawings and prints by the renowned Los Angeles modernist Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009). This is largely thanks to the donation of thirty-eight of his works...more

    Contemporary Cuban Prints - Gallery Opening Reception

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

    June 23, 2016

    Former Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Director Adolfo V. Nodal curates an exhibition of contemporary prints by Cuban artists. Nodal is Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Cuba Tours and Travel. -...more

    Summer Solstice Festival

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

    June 26, 2016

    Celebrate summer with an afternoon filled with live music, food booths provided by the Rotary Club of Fullerton’s Young Professionals Club (RYPEN), craft beer and plenty of activities. Enjoy an...more

    Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

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

    April 2 - July 10, 2016

    For over three decades Marilyn Minter has produced lush paintings, photographs, and videos that vividly manifest our culture’s complex and contradictory emotions around the feminine body and...more

    Contemporary Cuban Prints - Gallery Tour

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

    August 11, 2016

    Former Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Director Adolfo V. Nodal curates an exhibition of contemporary prints by Cuban artists. Nodal is Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Cuba Tours and Travel. -...more

    Gallery Opening Reception: Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists

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

    September 1, 2016

    A selection of paintings by Los Angeles women artists of the 1970s and beyond. Curated by artist Margaret Garcia, the show examines the emergence of female painters who helped define many...more

    Muckenthaler Gala & Arts Legacy Award

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

    September 30, 2016

    Enjoy dinner and live entertainment by celebrity guests under the stars! During the evening, the 2016 Dr. James Young Arts Legacy Award will be presented to Lois Ellyn—ballerina, choreographer...more

    Gallery Opening: Defining Ourselves A Matriarchy of Artists

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

    October 6, 2016

    A selection of paintings by Los Angeles women artists of the 1970s and beyond. Curated by artist Margaret Garcia, the show examines the emergence of female painters who helped define many...more

    Tomorrow's Stars

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

    October 20, 2016

    Join us as we partner with the Fullerton School District in search of tomorrow’s stars from their talented student body. This America’s Got Talent style of program introduces...more

    Gallery Opening Reception: Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibit

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

    November 3, 2016

    Named in honor of the late Fullerton artist Florence Arnold, who founded our youth artist exhibits in the 1970s, the Young Artist Exhibition collects the finest artworks by local high school...more

    American Mosaic: Picturing Modern Art through the Eye of Duncan Phillips

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

    August 6 - November 6, 2016

    This exhibition, organized by The Phillips Collection, presents a thematic journey that reveals the breadth of America’s modernist vision, beginning with the great American art heroes of the...more

    Day of the Dead Festival

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

    November 6, 2016

    We present Latino arts and crafts, altars, art workshops, food vendors and live music! Last year more than 700 people attended and enjoyed Grammy-nominated performers, regional dance groups, and...more

    Gallery Opening: Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibition

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

    December 1, 2016

    Named in honor of the late Fullerton artist Florence Arnold, who founded our youth artist exhibits in the 1970s, the Young Artist Exhibition collects the finest artworks by local high school...more

    Downtown Santa Ana First Saturday Artwalk

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

    January 2 - December 3, 2016

    Since 1999, the “First Saturday” Artwalk in Downtown Santa Ana has been an epicenter of creativity, expression and inspiration for artists, art enthusiasts and those who simply want to engage...more

    First Thursdays Art Walk Laguna Beach

    Presented by First Thursdays Art Walk at Laguna Beach Arts District, Laguna Beach

    January 7 - December 8, 2016

    The art season in Laguna Beach flourishes year round with First Thursdays Art Walk. This educational monthly art event, held on the first Thursday of every month from 6 – 9pm, celebrates...more

    Holiday Festival

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

    December 18, 2016

    The Muckenthaler’s annual Holiday Festival features various activities, including home and gallery tours, performances and an arts and crafts fair. Plus, delicious food vendors and exclusive...more

    South Wing of the Mission

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

    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

    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

    Little Picassos

    Presented by The Children's Museum at La Habra at Children's Museum at La Habra, La Habra

    Ongoing

    Make a "paint" date every Wednesday at the Museum for lots of messy time exploring color and texture! There are easels, washable paints, brushes and paint smocks ready for little artists...more

       

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