Past Education Events

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    The Curious Clay Society: Sip n' Throw

    June 22, 2017

    Ever wanted to try wheel throwing? The Curious Clay Society is a mobile ceramic studio that offers an innovative approach to traditional ceramic arts. Let us add some wine and cocktails to that! Learn to throw a bowl, cup or vase on the potter’s wheel. $45/non-members or $40/members  (all supplies provided), including  painting and decorating your pot… Read More »

  • Teresa Womack - LBMA Workspace

    Artist in Residence: Teresa Womack

    May 25, 2017 July 2, 2017

    Teresa Womack, a ceramicist and weaver, will take over the Ralston Family Learning Center during her artist residency. She recently got her BFA Ceramics at CSU Long Beach where she also explored fiber and eventually, weaving. It will be exciting to witness how Womack will integrate the two different media and how her background in… Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    May 5, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ever wondered why our restaurant is called Claire's at the Museum? Take a look around the Museum campus and you will see why! Join our Docents for a chat and stroll to discover Claire Falkenstein's signature style. Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    April 28, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ever wondered why our restaurant is called Claire's at the Museum? Take a look around the Museum campus and you will see why! Join our Docents for a chat and stroll to discover Claire Falkenstein's signature style. Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    April 21, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ever wondered why our restaurant is called Claire's at the Museum? Take a look around the Museum campus and you will see why! Join our Docents for a chat and stroll to discover Claire Falkenstein's signature style. Read More »

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    Family Artmaking Workshop

    April 16, 2017

    Family Artmaking Workshop Sunday, April 16 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Our art supplies are waiting for you and your imagination. Come join us on for a fun hands-on artmaking workshop with your family! Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    April 14, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ever wondered why our restaurant is called Claire's at the Museum? Take a look around the Museum campus and you will see why! Join our Docents for a chat and stroll to discover Claire Falkenstein's signature style. Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    April 7, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ever wondered why our restaurant is called Claire's at the Museum? Take a look around the Museum campus and you will see why! Join our Docents for a chat and stroll to discover Claire Falkenstein's signature style. Read More »

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    Art Chat! Every Friday

    March 31, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Get to know more about Claire Falkenstein and women in museums. We have three sculptures by Falkenstein in our sculpture garden.  Twenty-five percent of our collection is by women artists. Our docents will be happy to share their knowledge with you! Art Chat is a casual… Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue - Every Saturday

    March 25, 2017

    Sketch with the  Crew in Blue Every Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore the galleries in the Hartman Pavilion with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants). Be inspired by the architecture and sculptures in and out of the Museum! The Crew in Blue wants to see your interpretation of the Museum. Read More »

  • Art Chat

    Art Chat! Every Friday

    March 24, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Get to know more about Claire Falkenstein and women in museums. We have three sculptures by Falkenstein in our sculpture garden.  Twenty-five percent of our collection is by women artists. Our docents will be happy to share their knowledge with you! Art Chat is a casual… Read More »

  • Changing Views: Gender Roles, Juried High School Exhibition

    March 19, 2017 May 7, 2017

    Please note that this exhibition runs: 11 am to 8 pm // Thur 11 am - 5pm // Fri - Sun Juried High School Exhibition Art has been utilized throughout history to promote awareness to social issues. These works have initiated a discussion about controversies and societal changing norms. In recent times modern and contemporary… Read More »

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    Family Artmaking Workshop: Spark a Conversation!

    March 19, 2017

    For Children and Families! Family Artmaking Workshop Sunday, March 19 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join us for our Free Family Artmaking Workshop on the Museum grounds or in the galleries (depending on weather). Participants will be creating their own cranes. This project is inspired by the view we have of the Port of Long Beach. All… Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue - Every Saturday

    March 18, 2017

    Sketch with the  Crew in Blue Every Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore the galleries in the Hartman Pavilion with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants). Be inspired by the architecture and sculptures in and out of the Museum! The Crew in Blue wants to see your interpretation of the Museum. Read More »

  • Art Chat

    Art Chat! Every Friday

    March 17, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Get to know more about Claire Falkenstein and women in museums. We have three sculptures by Falkenstein in our sculpture garden.  Twenty-five percent of our collection is by women artists. Our docents will be happy to share their knowledge with you! Art Chat is a casual… Read More »

  • Nick Dison

    Nick Dison In the Ralston Family Learning Center

    March 16, 2017 May 21, 2017

    Please note that this exhibition runs: 11 am to 8 pm // Thur 11 am - 5pm // Fri - Sun Nick Dison has been supporting the Long Beach Museum of Art since 2014. Dison created the beautiful vessels for Ferment, an event held in 2014 which will be returning in the Fall of 2017.… Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue - Every Saturday

    March 11, 2017

    Sketch with the  Crew in Blue Every Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore the galleries in the Hartman Pavilion with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants). Be inspired by the architecture and sculptures in and out of the Museum! The Crew in Blue wants to see your interpretation of the Museum. Read More »

  • Art Chat

    Art Chat! Every Friday

    March 10, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Get to know more about Claire Falkenstein and women in museums. We have three sculptures by Falkenstein in our sculpture garden.  Twenty-five percent of our collection is by women artists. Our docents will be happy to share their knowledge with you! Art Chat is a casual… Read More »

  • Crew in Blue

    Sketch with the Crew in Blue - Every Saturday

    March 4, 2017

    Sketch with the  Crew in Blue Every Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore the galleries in the Hartman Pavilion with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants). Be inspired by the architecture and sculptures in and out of the Museum! The Crew in Blue wants to see your interpretation of the Museum. Read More »

  • Art Chat

    Art Chat! Every Friday

    March 3, 2017

    Art Chat Every Friday 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Get to know more about Claire Falkenstein and women in museums. We have three sculptures by Falkenstein in our sculpture garden.  Twenty-five percent of our collection is by women artists. Our docents will be happy to share their knowledge with you! Art Chat is a casual… Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue Every Saturday

    February 25, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore Ironic Icons with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants) and sketch your own Ironic Icon with them! You will be intrigued by Popov's unique content, as well as the exhibition's presentation. The Crew in Blue will be providing materials for this fun activity as well as tips for making quick sketches. Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    February 24, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Want to learn more about a specific art piece currently on exhibition?  Our wonderful and knowledgeable docents are here for you! Art Chat is a casual interactive exploration of current exhibitions, the Museum's history, and campus. This is the perfect opportunity to have all questions answered. Art Chat is free and Fridays… Read More »

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    Family Artmaking Workshop: Spark a Conversation!

    February 19, 2017

    11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join us for our Free Family Artmaking Workshop on the Museum grounds or in the galleries (depending on weather). This month, create your own family icon. All ages are encouraged to join! Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue Every Saturday

    February 18, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore Ironic Icons with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants) and sketch your own Ironic Icon with them! You will be intrigued by Popov's unique content, as well as the exhibition's presentation. The Crew in Blue will be providing materials for this fun activity as well as tips for making quick sketches. Read More »

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    Artist Talk with Valentin Popov and Long Beach Museum of Art Chief Curator Claudia Bohn-Spector, Ph.D.

    February 18, 2017

    Saturday, February 18, 1:00 p.m.  Galleries of the Hartman Pavilion Long Beach Museum of Art Chief Curator Claudia Bohn-Spector Ukrainian-born artist Valentin Popov and Long Beach Museum of Art Chief Curator Claudia Bohn-Spector will offer a guided tour of Ironic Icons: The Art of Valentin Popov. They will discuss works in… Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    February 17, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Want to learn more about a specific art piece currently on exhibition?  Our wonderful and knowledgeable docents are here for you! Art Chat is a casual interactive exploration of current exhibitions, the Museum's history, and campus. This is the perfect opportunity to have all questions answered. Art Chat is free and Fridays… Read More »

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    Sketch with the Crew in Blue Every Saturday

    February 11, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Explore Ironic Icons with the Crew in Blue (LBMA Gallery Attendants) and sketch your own Ironic Icon with them! You will be intrigued by Popov's unique content, as well as the exhibition's presentation. The Crew in Blue will be providing materials for this fun activity as well as tips for making quick sketches. Read More »

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    Art Chat Every Friday

    February 10, 2017

    1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Want to learn more about a specific art piece currently on exhibition?  Our wonderful and knowledgeable docents are here for you! Art Chat is a casual interactive exploration of current exhibitions, the Museum's history, and campus. This is the perfect opportunity to have all questions answered. Art Chat is free and Fridays… Read More »

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    My City, My River Middle School Juried Art Show

    February 1, 2017 March 12, 2017

    Toyota Children's Gallery What would you do to a once forgotten river when given a second chance? Come check out the Museum's Toyota Gallery and see how middle school students from LBUSD have re-imagined how they will restore the LA River. This exhibition was inspired by the current LA River restoration led by world renowned… Read More »

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    Artist in Residence: Nick Bamford

    January 17, 2017 March 19, 2017

    Nick Bamford, a BFA graduate from California State University, Long Beach, has moved in as our Artist in Residence! Come visit the Ralston Family Learning Center and watch him transform it into a dreamlike space using vibrant paint and found objects. You will enjoy experiencing his creative process as well as speaking with the artist. Read More »