Past Education Events

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Artist-Led Bookmaking Workshop

    November 23, 2019

    Free for Museum Members and Non-Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art In this one-day workshop, Rebecca Chamlee, exhibiting artist at LBMA and co-chair of the California Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers, will teach participants how to create a variety of folded book structures. Students will make up to eight… Read More »

  • Curator-Led Exhibition Walkthrough: thread.

    November 21, 2019

    Free for Museum Members and Non-Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Textile art has long been used for practical, ornate and expressive means – a cultural vessel for storytelling in the absence of written word. Fiber artists working with the medium continue to push boundaries, redefining the dialogue between traditional… Read More »

  • In Dialogue Artist Walkthrough: Adam Harrison

    November 16, 2019

    Free for Museum Members Free With Cost of Admission for Non-Museum Members | Reservation Required Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Living and working in Southern California, Adam Harrison has built a practice that redefines traditional methods of portraying a physical space on canvas. Harrison reimagines conventional landscape painting approaches with a unique amalgamation of… Read More »

  • Artist Walk-Through Series: Suvan Geer

    November 9, 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 artist Suvan Geer, this walk-through is part of an ongoing series of talks on The Artful Book led by… Read More »

  • Landscape Embroidery Workshop

    October 24, 2019

    Location: Long Beach Museum of Art $15 for Museum Non-Members, Tickets Here $5 for Museum Members - Museum Members: Please reserve your space by emailing the Education Department directly. Explore the practice of fiber arts with a special mixed media workshop inspired by the Museum's exhibition thread. By learning the basics of hand embroidery and… Read More »

  • Landscape Art Panel Discussion: Contemporary Landscape Painting

    October 19, 2019

    Free with Admission | Reservation Required, Tickets Here Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Moderated by artist and professor Daniel Dove, this panel discussion will focus on present-day approaches to the convention of landscape art. Experience the practice of contemporary landscape painting through the eyes of artists Constance Mallinson, Marc Trujillo, Marie Thibeault, and exhibiting… Read More »

  • The Artful Book Walkthrough with Sue Ann Robinson

    October 10, 2019

    Free Event | Reservation Required, Tickets Here Location: Long Beach Museum of Art Join us for a special artist-led walk-through of our exhibition The Artful Book . Led by Sue Ann Robinson, exhibiting artist and Curator Emerita of the Museum, this walk-through is the first installment of an ongoing series of talks on The Artful… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    September 8, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    September 1, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    August 25, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Intro to Portaiture

    August 22, 2019

    5:30 - 7 pm | $5 for Museum Members; $15 for Members Learn the fundamentals of drawing a portrait during this introductory class. Participants will be led to use observational skills, improving techniques of proportion and lighting. Develop your understanding and interpretation of form and tone to produce a detailed portrait. Purchase tickets Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    August 18, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Yoga at the Museum

    August 15, 2019

    3rd Thursday of the month through August 15, 2019 | LBMA 6 - 7 pm | $10 for Museum Members and Non Members Join RA Yoga the third Thursday of June, July and August for a sunset vinyasa flow overlooking the ocean. Calm the mind and enjoy your practice surrounded by the Museum’s outdoor sculptures and… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    August 11, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Reimagining Angus: Mixed Media Drawing

    August 8, 2019

    5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below) As an adolescent, American artist Patrick Angus (b. 1953 - d. 1992) observed and learned about the work of Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Richard Diebenkorn and David Hockney. His mark making often appears to pay homage to these influential artists… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    August 4, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    July 28, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Watercolor of the ocean

    Create with Watercolor

    July 25, 2019

    5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below)   This class, designed for all levels will support students in experimenting with composition, texture and light using watercolors. Participants will be guided through observation of the Museum campus and ocean view setting using simple watercolors, paper, brushes and creativity.… Read More »

  • In Dialogue: Ronald C. Nelson on Patrick Angus

    July 21, 2019

    1 - 2 pm | FREE with Admission Join the Museum's Executive Director, Ronald C. Nelson as he discusses with the community the process of staging this retrospective of Patrick Angus's work. 50 years following Stonewall, Patrick Angus: Voyeur celebrates the acceptance of LGBTQ+ artists and their contributions to today's society. Reservation is required. Reserve… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    July 21, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Yoga at the Museum

    July 18, 2019

    3rd Thursday of the month through August 15, 2019 | LBMA 6 - 7 pm | $10 for Museum Members and Non Members Join RA Yoga the third Thursday of June, July and August for a sunset vinyasa flow overlooking the ocean. Calm the mind and enjoy your practice surrounded by the Museum’s outdoor sculptures and… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    July 14, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »

  • Drawing for Architecture

    July 11, 2019

    5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below)   Participate in an on-site drawing session and be inspired by the Museum's historic Anderson House and more recently built Hartman Pavilion, designed by Frederick Fisher and Partners (FF&P) in 2000. This workshop is intended for participants of all levels… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    July 7, 2019

    Join us every Sunday this summer for free Family ArtMaking on the lawn (until September 8, 2019). Explore art making with family and friends through special projects inspired by the Museum's current exhibitions. Workshops are free, and no sign-ups required! Stop by anytime between 11 am - 3 pm. Read More »