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Long Beach Museum of Art to Open Three New Exhibitions on February 19

January 23, 2015

First 2015 Exhibitions to Feature the Works of Contemporary Artist Young Il-Ahn and Two Exhibitions from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Museum of Art will launch its 2015 programmatic season with three new exhibitions on February 19. The three exhibitions are an eclectic mix of contemporary art and artists that exemplifies the Museum’s goal of showcasing Californian artists. All three exhibits will run through April 12. Read more ›

 

LA ArtZone features Long Beach Museum of Art

September 24, 2014

The LA County Channel’s LA ArtZone program recently featured the Long Beach Museum of Art. Host Yomary Cruz interviewed Executive Director Ron Nelson and Director of Collections & Exhibitions Sue Ann Robinson on the history, current exhibitions and more at the museum. The LA County Channel is a source for news and information impacting the lives of the over 10 million people who call Los Angeles County home. Read more ›

 

Masterworks: Defining A New Narrative Exhibition to Open at the Long Beach Museum of Art on October 23

September 10, 2014

Exhibition to Feature 14 Large-Scale Paintings from Contemporary Artists Considered Pivotal Career Works Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Museum of Art will open its newest exhibition this fall entitled Masterworks: Defining A New Narrative. Read more ›

 

After Dark Summer Event is Coming July 10

August 18, 2014

Come Dance Under the Stars with DJ Dennis Owens and live Music Featuring Local Bands No Silver Birds and Fathers & Suns; Purchase a Museum Membership Before July 10 and Receive Free Admission Plus One Guest. Read more ›

 

Artifacts of a Patriarchy that Was and Wasn’t

August 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation, on view at the Long Beach Museum of Art, is an exhibition that examines the influence of flawed patriarchs and fathers on American history and American families. F. Scott Hess, the impresario whose poisoned family tree is rooted in this minefield of questionable Americana, plays the role of an American Joseph Beuys: an artist/critic who re-fashions cultural relics to mythologize his own life, excoriate patriarchy, and invent alternate histories. Read more ›

 

Museum Exhibit Displaying Kids’ Interpretations of Beauty

July 8, 2014

The Long Beach Museum of Art is currently featuring the work of children in an exhibit entitled Concepts of Beauty. The show was curated in partnership with Millikan High School’s museum studies program, and it explores the meaning of beauty in all of its forms. The exhibit opened June 8 and will run through Aug. 31. Read more ›

 

Long Beach Museum of Art’s New Exhibit Questions What’s Real, What’s Not in History

July 7, 2014

As large wooden crates arrived at the Long Beach Museum of Art on a recent morning, Echo Park artist F. Scott Hess reached inside one of the boxes to carefully pull out a historic family heirloom. It was a gray Confederate cavalry jacket that once belonged to his ancestor, Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, who fought in the Civil War.

According to Hess, the wool coat was hand-tailored in Rome, Ga., in 1894, and it showed its age. It is faded and splattered with red spots that may have been blood, Hess pointed out as he put it on. Read more ›

 

Artist In Residence Begins June 23

June 10, 2014

Chris Miller will be creating an ever-changing installation based on his work with kinetics and semi-autonomous mark making devices. The work will take structural cues from the LBMA sculpture garden. Read more ›

 

The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation Exhibition to Open at the Long Beach Museum of Art on July 10

May 19, 2014

Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Museum of Art will open its latest exhibition on July 10 entitled The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation. This exhibition consists of more than 100 paintings, prints, and objects assembled by contemporary Los Angeles artist F. Scott Hess. The exhibit, which will run through October 5, will be presented as legitimate historical artifacts, supported by photographs, documents, and historical ephemera. Read more ›

 

KBeach Radio Interviews LBMA Staff

May 6, 2014

Long Beach Museum of Art staff, including Executive Director Ron Nelson, were recently interviewed for KBeach radio’s “A Taste of Long Beach” program. Learn more about the Museum and its rich history! Read more ›

 
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