Laguna Art Museum Welcomes the Public to Enjoy New Programs

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April 1 at 10:00 a.m. – What’s It Worth?

  • John Moran Auctioneers & Appraisers, in partnership with the Laguna Art Museum, invites the public to have up to five items professionally valued. Appraisers at John Moran Auctioneers will provide a verbal valuation of your treasures. Please find a full list of items that may be valued and more information at this link.

April 2 at 10:00 a.m. – Jean Stern Presents: The Historical Development of Watercolor Painting

  • In this illustrated lecture, Curator Jean Stern will trace the history and development of watercolor painting. Mr. Stern will define various water-based media and discuss such variants as watercolor, gouache, and tempera. He will review the historical evolution and show that water-based paint appears in ancient art dating back to the cave paintings of pre-historic societies. Also discussed will be the many forms of water-based media through history with examples from ancient civilizations including Medieval, the Renaissance and into the Twentieth Century. More information can be found at this link.

April 15 at 6:00 p.m. – Spence Collection Artist Panel & Pizza Party

  • Join the Laguna Art Museum for a discussion on the artworks donated by Stuart Spence and Judith Vida-Spence to Laguna Art Museum. Co-moderated by artist, writer, and professor, Tom Lawson, and LAM’s Curatorial Fellow, Rochelle Steiner, this panel will include artists whose work is currently on view at the museum. Together, they will engage in discussion about the artistic community that evolved in Southern California in the late 1980s and 1990s; their wide-ranging artistic approaches that are both conceptual and personal; and the critical support of the Spences and others at that time. More information can be found at this link.

April 22 at 11:00 a.m. – Earth Day Celebration: Storytime & Beach Cleanup with Project O

  • Join the Laguna Art Museum and Project O in celebration of Earth Day. Rich German, founder of Project O, will commence the celebration with story time by reading My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan, followed by a presentation and book signing by German and his book Blue Laguna, and wrapping up the day will be a beach cleanup. All supplies for the cleanup will be provided, but feel free to bring your own work gloves. Please wear appropriate clothes & shoes for beach cleanup. More information can be found at this link.

April 30 at 2:00 p.m. – My Hero: The Art of Healing

  • Unlock the healing power of creativity with MY HERO and the Laguna Art Museum. Included with museum admission, guests will enjoy art, poetry, music, dance and short films to celebrate the art of healing. MY HERO is a nonprofit, educational project that empowers people of all ages to realize their potential to effect change in the world. More information can be found at this link.

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