The Orange County Museum of Art is the premier visual arts organization in Orange County featuring critically acclaimed exhibitions that draw more than 40,000 visitors each year. With a mission to enrich the lives of the community through modern and contemporary art, OCMA is known for the California Biennial, featuring the state’s top emerging artists.
850 San Clemente Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Laguna Art Museum is a destination for anyone interested in California art. Unlike any other museum in the state, it collects California art and only California art, and ranges across all periods and styles, nineteenth-century to present-day.
307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
The world renowned J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts and European and American photographs. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu houses approximately 44,000 works of art from the Museum’s extensive collection Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. The Getty’s courses, demonstrations, lectures, performances, talks and tours are popular among museum-goers.
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
The Huntington is one of the world’s great cultural, research and educational centers. Discover rare books and manuscripts in the fields of British and American History, along with an unsurpassed collection of materials from the American West. The Art Collections are featured in three separate galleries on the Huntington’s sprawling grounds. The famed Botanical Gardens cover 120 acres and are arranged with a park-like landscape of rolling lawns.
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Celebrated sculptor and iconic artist Isamu Noguchi's sculpture garden, “California Scenario”, is a striking yet tranquil space that dramatically abstracts the California environment and plays cleverly with negative space.
Two Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
California’s premier fine art show, Laguna Beach’s summertime Festival of Arts is an open-air gallery that features over 140 top local artists in a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, glass and more. Pageant of the Masters is a truly unforgettable experience featuring “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look like their counterparts in the original pieces.
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Founded in 1935, by the City of Santa Ana through a bequest from Charles and Ada Bowers, the Bowers Museum is one of California’s finest and Orange County’s largest museums. In the past 15 years, the museum has produced more than 50 special exhibitions, more than 24, exhibition catalogues and increased its facility size to 93,000-plus square feet. The Bowers Museum is celebrated for bringing national and international treasures to Southern California.
200 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706