Education at Long Beach Museum of Art


The Long Beach Museum of Art enriches lives and promotes understanding by bringing people together to celebrate the arts.

The Museum’s Education Department works to promote life-long learning that nourishes creativity and fosters self-expression. Engaging our diverse communities with original works of art, artistic processes, and art-making allows the museum to obtain their goals. In addition to directly promoting skills and understanding of the visual arts, the Museum recognizes the potential of arts education to serve as a means of academic advancement and personal and social development. To that end, the Museum offers a wide range of programs for children, adults, teachers, and families. These programs take place at the Museum, in the Long Beach schools, and throughout the community.

In addition, before each major exhibition, the Museum staff develops a variety of educational activities, including art making workshops, artist demonstrations, expert discussions, and tours that explore the exhibition artworks, featured artists, and their artistic process.

Upcoming Education Events

  • Feminsim Ideals - Karen Kleinfelder

    Feminism Ideals

    January 29, 2015

    Feminism Ideals is a series of conversations about the place of women artists in the world of art, galleries, and museums. This lively dialogue begins January 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. It will continue on the last Thursday evening of every month through May here at the Museum.

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  • Masterworks: Defining a New Narrative. Artist Panel Discussion

    Masterworks Artist Panel and Closing Reception

    January 31, 2015

    Long Beach Museum of Art Executive Director Ron Nelson will be hosting a panel discussion with Masterworks curators, Nathan Spoor and Jeff McMillan plus Greg Simkins, Esao Andrews, Natalia Fabia, Sean Cheetham and Nicola Verlato.

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