Past Education Events

  • Family ArtMaking | Every Sunday this Summer

    June 16, 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 »

  • In Dialogue: John Sonsini on Bob Mizer

    June 15, 2019

    Sat, June 15 | LBMA 1:00 - 2:30 pm | FREE with Admission John Sonsini, Los Angeles-based artist best known for his portraits of Latino day laborers began painting from life during the mid-1980s when he worked directly alongside Bob Mizer at Mizer's Athletic Model Guild (AMG) studios. Assistant and long-time friend, Sonsini painted backdrops for… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    June 14, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    June 7, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    May 31, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • In Dialogue: Robert Patrick on Patrick Angus

    May 30, 2019

    Thur, May 30 | LBMA 6:00 - 7:30 pm | FREE, reservations required Playwright and close friend of artist Patrick Angus, Robert Patrick, began his long an distinguished career in New York during the 1960s. A pioneer of Off-Off Broadway theater and the gay theater movement, Patrick urged Angus to paint and exhibit the gay hustler… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    May 24, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Monoprinting: Sunset Series

    May 23, 2019

    Thur, May 23 | LBMA 5:30 - 7 pm | $5 for Museum Members, $15 for Non-Members Explore monoprinting - the process of incorporating draftsmanship and direct painting with printmaking. This workshop will approach monoprinting in a way that combines drawing and painting with brayers, brushes and palette knives and explores using found materials to create… Read More »

  • Exhibition Walkthrough: John Grannis

    May 20, 2019

    Please join us in welcoming LeRoy Grannis's son, John Grannis for a second walkthrough during the final weekend of his father's exhibition Cult to Culture: Photographs by LeRoy Grannis on view at LBMA. Presenting a time capsule selection of photographs, the exhibition captures the golden age of surfing from the 1960s and 70s as seen through the… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking Every Third Sunday

    May 19, 2019

    Family ArtMaking continues this fall until end of spring every third Sunday at LBMA!

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  • Art Chat

    May 17, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Professional Development

    May 16, 2019

    Looking for ways to integrate the arts into your curriculum? Come to our free Professional Development sessions! These workshops are for all 1st-5th grade teachers within the LBUSD. Thank you to the Crail-Johnson Foundation for making these workshops possible. Every 3rd Thursday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm Sign up now! Read More »

  • Art Chat

    May 16, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    May 10, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Sketchbook Session 2: Creativity in Mark Making Workshop

    May 9, 2019

    Thur, May 9 | LBMA 5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below) Join the Museum's Education Department for the second part of a series focused on observation, brainstorming ideas and sketching. This is a beginner's class and appropriate for young teens and adults. A small sketchbook will be… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    May 3, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    April 26, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Family ArtMaking Every Third Sunday

    April 21, 2019

    Family ArtMaking continues this fall until end of spring every third Sunday at LBMA!

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  • Art Chat

    April 19, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Professional Development

    April 18, 2019

    Looking for ways to integrate the arts into your curriculum? Come to our free Professional Development sessions! These workshops are for all 1st-5th grade teachers within the LBUSD. Thank you to the Crail-Johnson Foundation for making these workshops possible. Every 3rd Thursday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm Sign up now! Read More »

  • Art Chat

    April 18, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    April 12, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Sketchbook Session 1: Thinking is Mark Making Workshop

    April 11, 2019

    Thur, Apr 11 | LBMA 5:30 - 7 pm | $15 for Non Museum Members; $5 for Members (see below) Join the Museum's Education Department for the first part of a series focused on observation, brainstorming ideas and sketching. This is a beginner's class and appropriate for young teens and adults. A small sketchbook will be… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    April 5, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    March 29, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • In Dialogue: Photographs by LeRoy Grannis

    March 28, 2019

    As we observe LeRoy Grannis's historical photographs. join us in a lively discussion about the history of surfing and how surf culture was like in the 60s and 70s . Organized in conjunction with the exhibition, Cult to Culture: Photographs by LeRoy Grannis at the Long Beach Museum of Art, In Dialogue provides a platform for fans… Read More »

  • Art Chat

    March 22, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Screening of Sandow Birk's 'Dante's Inferno'

    March 21, 2019

    As part of Sandow Birk's, Dante's Divine Comedy, a five-year project that entailed adapting the entire 'Divine Comedy' into contemporary slang, the artist also produced a film adaptation of Dante's Inferno (2007). The film which was widely featured at festivals throughout Europe, will now be screened for one night only at LBMA. Space is limited, reservations are required.… Read More »

  • Professional Development

    March 21, 2019

    Looking for ways to integrate the arts into your curriculum? Come to our free Professional Development sessions! These workshops are for all 1st-5th grade teachers within the LBUSD. Thank you to the Crail-Johnson Foundation for making these workshops possible. Every 3rd Thursday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm Sign up now! Read More »

  • Art Chat

    March 21, 2019

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »