Long Beach Museums

The Long Beach art scene is definitely influenced by having so many museums in the city. From the Long Beach Museum of Art to the Museum of Latin American Art to the Pacific Islander Museum that’s still under construction, the city is home to a broad range of local and culturally significant places to see art.

Artist Jocelyn Foye Presents Field Dance & The Crane at A LOT

jocelyn-foye-field-dance-th Artist Jocelyn Foye, known for her dynamic performance-based works, will present a spectacular dance and music project as part of the Arts Council for Long Beach’s A LOT Initiative. For this project, Field Dance & The Crane, Jocelyn will transform amateur dancers into complex, choreographed forms.

LB Transit Announces Summer Schedule and Museum Express Program

lb-transit-bus Long Beach Transit announces its regular summer service change and start of its museum program which takes customers to many museums in Los Angeles and Orange County during the summer months. Museum Express: One of Long Beach Transit’s most popular programs, Museum Express gives residents the opportunity to travel to well-known, often nationally-acclaimed, museums and gardens for only $8 via a comfortable, air conditioned Long Beach Transit bus.

The Aquarium of the Pacific Videoconferencing Program Earns Superintendent’s Award for Excellence

videoconferencing program The Aquarium of the Pacific has won a 2013 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education for its interactive videoconferencing program. Videoconferencing allows the Aquarium to deliver its education programs to classrooms around the world.

Artists and Arts Promoters Encouraged to submit October Events For Long Beach Arts Month

lb-arts-month The Arts Council for Long Beach seeks arts events happening in Long Beach this October. The Arts Council will promote arts events through Long Beach Arts Month (formerly called GLOBAL). The Arts Council for Long Beach is asking arts exhibitors and promoters to add their event listings to the Long Beach Arts Month calendar by following instructions posted at longbeachartsmonth.org/participate.

CSULB Collections Kiosk of the University Art Museum Now Open

csulb uam kiosk Patrons viewing exhibitions at the UAM can now extend their art experience through our Collections Kiosk. The UAM invites viewers to make themselves at home in the Charles and Elizabeth Brooks Reading and Resource Room, where they can access a wide range of artwork on the kiosk computer or remotely via the UAM website.

Long Beach Opera Receives $300,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant

$300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Long Beach Opera (LBO) is thrilled to announce the award of a three year grant in the amount of $300,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Foundation provides multi-year arts grants on an invitation-only basis to a small number of leading US orchestras, theater, opera, and modern dance companies.

Death, Jesus, Love and Belly Buttons, New Season At LB Playhouse Begins

Gregorio Luke announces new season at the Long Beach Playhouse Gregorio Luke will present a new season of lectures at the Long Beach Playhouse (5021 Anaheim St. Long Beach CA 90804) Season begins Tuesday Nov. 1st with DAY OF THE DEAD; continues Sunday Dec. 18th with JESUS HIS LIFE IN ART; Tuesday Feb 14th 2012 with ART OF LOVE and concludes Wednesday March 21st 2012 with THE BELLY BUTTON.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Altar Exhibition at Long Beach Playhouse

Dia de los Muertos: Altar Exhibition at the Long Beach Playhouse Dia de los Muertos: Altar Exhibition at the Long Beach Playhouse. The Long Beach Playhouse will present the 2nd Annual Celebration of the Mexican traditional holiday of Day of the Dead,  Dia de los Muertos. Join us for a very special evening with Long Beach’s Distinguished Artist of the Year, Gregorio Luke.

Forever Stamp Showcases Renaissance Man, Artist Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden stamps The artwork of Romare Bearden, one of America’s most prolific artists, is featured on a set of four Forever stamps dedicated today by the U.S. Postal Service during a first-day-of-issuance ceremony at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Mud Mania festivities return to Rancho Los Cerritos Sunday

mud-mania Squish some history between your toes on Sunday, August 21 at the delightfully muddy festival where you’re not supposed to stay clean. With a large mud pit, an archaeological dig and many muddy activities, Mud Mania at Rancho Los Cerritos is the perfect venue for children and adults who love to get dirty.

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