Past Education Events

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    April 3, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    March 27, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    March 20, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Evening Art Chat at LBMA

    March 19, 2020

    Art Chat is an educational program that encourages informal and spontaneous conversations between docents and visitors to enhance their mutual appreciation of the exhibitions, permanent collection, and history of LBMA. Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Third Sunday

    March 15, 2020

    Join us the third Sunday of each month for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn at LBMA. Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions.

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  • Art Chat at LBMA

    March 13, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    March 6, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    February 28, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    February 21, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Evening Art Chat at LBMA

    February 20, 2020

    Art Chat is an educational program that encourages informal and spontaneous conversations between docents and visitors to enhance their mutual appreciation of the exhibitions, permanent collection, and history of LBMA. Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Third Sunday

    February 16, 2020

    Join us the third Sunday of each month for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn at LBMA. Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions.

    Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    February 14, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Adult Workshop: Still Life with Oil Pastels

    February 13, 2020

    $5.00 for Members, $15.00 for Non-Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art In honor of Black History Month, LBMA celebrates artist Alice Taylor Gafford and her notable career in the arts. At the age of sixty-five, Gafford earned a teaching certificate at UCLA and taught art in an adult education program. Gafford… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    February 7, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    January 31, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    January 24, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    January 17, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Evening Art Chat at LBMA

    January 16, 2020

    Art Chat is an educational program that encourages informal and spontaneous conversations between docents and visitors to enhance their mutual appreciation of the exhibitions, permanent collection, and history of LBMA. Read More »

  • Artist Panel Discussion: Contemporary Narrative in Textile

    January 11, 2020

    FREE with Cost of Admission / FREE for Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Please join the Museum in welcoming exhibiting textile artists Ardeshir Tabrizi and Luis Flores for a panel discussion moderated by Associate Curator Paul Loya and hosted by the Museum's Education Department. This discussion will delve in… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    January 10, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Plein Air Workshop: Adam Harrison

    January 4, 2020

    $55 for Museum Members   |   $75 for Non-Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Held outside on the Museum's campus, this intimate workshop will allow participants to learn the basics of painting outdoor scenery from real-life observation of the Museum's surrounding landscape, including our outdoor sculptures and installations. Cost includes painting… Read More »

  • Artist Led Workshop: Bookmaking with Sue Ann Robinson

    January 4, 2020

    Free Event | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Join book artist and Curator Emerita of the Museum, Sue Ann Robinson, for a special bookmaking workshop. Participants will create four books using traditional Japanese stab binding methods: ledger, coil stab, side stab, and stick binding. No previous bookbinding experience is necessary. All materials… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    January 3, 2020

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    December 27, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    December 20, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Evening Art Chat at LBMA

    December 19, 2019

    Art Chat is an educational program that encourages informal and spontaneous conversations between docents and visitors to enhance their mutual appreciation of the exhibitions, permanent collection, and history of LBMA. Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    December 13, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Artist Walk-Through Series: Carolee Campbell

    December 8, 2019

    Free for Museum Members Free With Cost of Admission for Non-Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Join us for a special artist-led walk-through of our exhibition The Artful Book . Led by exhibiting artist Carolee Campbell, this walk-through is part of an ongoing series of talks on The Artful Book… Read More »

  • Art Chat at LBMA

    December 6, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1 - 2 pm. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great way… Read More »

  • Keynote Lecture - Artists and Books: What is Happening Now?

    December 5, 2019

    Free Event | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art For as long as books have existed, artists have been involved in their production and decoration. This long history stretches back into remote antiquity, but it also comes into the present. Why would artists engage with books in our contemporary world? What role do… Read More »

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).

We will continue to provide inspiring creative content online, so please continue to stay in touch and follow along on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. LBMA will continue to work with the city of Long Beach to monitor the situation and will notify you immediately of any updates.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Long Beach Museum of Art at the earliest safe opportunity.