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WE’RE OPEN: April 1, 2021

Following a year-long mandated closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are delighted to safely reopen the Long Beach Museum of Art and LBMA Downtown indoor galleries at 50% capacity. Visitors are required to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth at all times, and maintain a distance of at least six feet from others. Please review our COVID-19 protocols and procedures prior to your visit.

Admission

Advance tickets are required, including for LBMA Members to visit LBMA and LBMA Downtown. Reserve your tickets here.

Exhibitions

In March 2020, the Long Beach Museum of Art celebrated 70 years of collecting, exhibiting and championing visual arts with two permanent collection shows: CA Designed 1955 and Decade by Decade: Women Artists of California. These exhibitions will continue on view through May 16, 2021. LBMA Downtown will open with works by Southern California women artists Christine Nguyen, Elyse Pignolet and Fran Siegel in Space as Presence, on view through June 13, 2021.

Dining

Claire’s at the Museum is reopen for outdoor dining by reservation only. Please take note of the restaurant’s new opening hours.

COVID-19 Protocols

Important Notice for all Visitors

LBMA has put in place a number of new protocols and processes to help ensure the safety of our staff and visitors. It is important that you read through this information in its entirety before your visit. We are working hard to protect you during this pandemic, and ask you do your part as well.

Please do not visit LBMA or LBMA Downtown  if you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 or subsequent symptoms, if you are under isolation or quarantine orders or if you have experienced any of the following symptoms in the last 10 days:

  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills

Not due to a chronic condition:

  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Loss of sense of taste or smell
  • Muscle aches
  • Cough

Before You Arrive, Please Be Aware:

All visitors are required to adhere to the following protocols at all times:

  • All visitors to LBMA and LBMA Downtown, including Members, must pre-reserve a timed reservation
  • Masks must be worn over the nose and mouth at all times, by all visitors (children under the age of 2 exempt), and by all staff members. Based on guidance from health authorities, masks with exhalation valves, vents or holes of any kind are not acceptable face coverings
  • A physical distance of 6 feet between yourself and others is required and will be enforced; parties consisting of single households of 6 people or fewer may remain together; children must stay with adults at all times

Please Respect LBMA Staff

We look forward to your visit. Please note LBMA will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, including yelling, violence, intimidation, threats, harassment, aggression, swearing, damage, abuse, or sexual harassment. Individuals who are aggressive toward staff or other visitors will be expelled from LBMA and escorted from the premises.

Safety Measures at LBMA

  • Visitor capacity reduced and controlled at all locations
  • Enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaced throughout the day; hand-sanitizer units stationed throughout the premises
  • Lockers are not available
  • Water fountains are not available
  • Food and beverage are not allowed in the gallery
  • Wheelchairs are not available

In accordance with the Los Angeles County Public Health Order, physical distancing and wearing a face covering is required to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, even if all protocols are followed, there are increased risks of exposure to COVID-19 any time you visit a public space. LBMA, in alignment with the Los Angeles County Public Health Order, strongly encourages persons who have active or unstable pre-existing health conditions, to remain at home and not visit LBMA at this time.

Should you have any questions, please contact Visitor Services.

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Stay 6 feet apart from staff and visitors outside your party
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A face covering over your nose and mouth is required at all times
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Stay home if you, or someone you are in close contact with feel unwell

2300 E Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 439-2119

Admission

The Long Beach Museum of Art is reopening by advance ticket only on April 1, 2020. Groups are limited to 6 guests. Tickets are reserved in 30 minute increments.

LBMA Members  FREE

General $10

Student/Senior $8

Children (12 and under) FREE

Half-priced admission on Fridays

Advance Online Tickets


Opening Hours

Thursday – Sunday 11am – 3pm

Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Parking

Free parking and EV charging stations are available in the Museum parking lot on Ocean Boulevard, one block west of the main entrance. Metered parking is available on the beach. To park on the beach, turn off of Ocean Boulevard at Junipero and follow the road to the parking lot. There are stairs to the Museum from this area.

Claire's at the Museum

Welcome back! Claire’s at the Museum restaurant is reopen for outdoor dining by reservation only, for parties up to six guests. Make a reservation.

356 E 3rd St, Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 317-7300

Admission

LBMA Downtown is reopening by advance ticket only on April 1, 2020. Admission is free for all. Time slots are limited to 15 minutes.

Advance Online Tickets


Opening Hours

Thursday – Saturday 11am – 3pm

Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Parking

Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the gallery on Elm St. Additional metered parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

Located at the Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E Ocean Boulevard, CA 90803

Opening Hours

Claire’s at the Museum restaurant is reopen for outdoor dining by reservation only, for parties up to six guests.

Thursday, Friday 11am – 3pm (2pm last seating)

Saturday, Sunday 9am – 3pm (2pm last seating)

Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Reservations

Reservations are required at this time to dine at Claire’s. Parties are limited to six guests. Please note, due to COVID-19, only service dogs are allowed on the patio.

Make a reservation

Parking

Free parking and EV charging stations are available in the Museum parking lot on Ocean Boulevard, one block west of the main entrance. Metered parking is available on the beach. To park on the beach, turn off of Ocean Boulevard at Junipero and follow the road to the parking lot. There are stairs to the Museum from this area.