Former Immigrant Farmworker Becomes Notable Long Beach Artist

September 19, 2019, In The News, Press Room

“You know, kids, when they go to school, they have crayons, paper, and drawing. I felt like I never left it,” said Martinez. “I would just draw. I would go to my neighbors. I would ask family members to sit for me a little because we didn’t have magazines. I would just draw them from life.” – Narsiso Martinez

Read the full article on Narsiso Martinez from Spectrum News

Posted: In The News, Press Room

COVID-19 Update: Temporary Closure

The Long Beach Museum of Art, including LBMA Downtown and Claire’s at the Museum will temporarily close to the public, effective this Thursday, March 19.

The closure is a proactive measure to protect the health of the Museum’s visitors, staff, volunteers, and neighbors in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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