The Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) was founded in 1950 as a municipal art center for the city of Long Beach. Since its inception, the Museum has been housed in the historic 1911 Elizabeth Milbank Anderson House. In 1957, the Anderson House was designated as the Long Beach Museum of Art, at which time the Museum began acquiring a permanent collection.
In 1977, the Museum was honored with accreditation by the American Association of Museums, which it has since maintained. Since 1986, the Long
05/14/2021 We are delighted to safely reopen the Long Beach Museum of Art and LBMA Downtown indoor galleries at 50% capacity. Visitors are required to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth at all times, and maintain a distance of at least six feet from others. Please review our COVID-19 protocols and procedures prior to your visit.
Admission - Advance tickets are required, including for LBMA Members to visit LBMA and LBMA Downtown. Reserve your tickets here.