Past Education Events

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    FREE Workshop: Let's paint the sunset together!

    October 12, 2017

    Long Beach local mixed media artist Sean Kirkland will be doing another workshop at the Long Beach Museum of Art! Kirkland will be teaching us how to blend colors using acrylic paint. Let’s paint the sunset together! Kirkland’s FREE Workshop is on October 12, 2017 at Long Beach Museum of Art. The drop-in workshop is… Read More »

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    GBW Workshop: Box with a Twist

    October 7, 2017 October 8, 2017

    Workshop taught by Betsy Begue Oct. 7 & 8, 2017, 10:00-4:00 at Long Beach Museum of Art Ready for a new box structure? While the top and bottom of this box are 6” square, the sides are facetted, giving them the shape of a cut gemstone. French cartonnage techniques will be demonstrated and practiced as… Read More »

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    Around the Table at LBMA

    September 23, 2017

    A Toast to Art at the Museum 8:30am - 10:30am Join us in a discussion to support the arts in Long Beach. Coffee, toast and a variety of toppings will be served while enjoying the ocean view and breeze. Click here to RSVP for this event! Read More »

  • FREE Wood Figure Workshop with Sean Kirkland

    September 14, 2017

    All supplies provided to create your own wood figure. Drop in between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. First come, first served. There will be different free workshops every second Thursday of the month.  Stay tuned for more! Read More »

  • Bumblebeelovesyou: "LBMA" installation

    September 1, 2017 September 30, 2017

    Artist in Resident @bumblebeelovesyou will start installing the newest and coolest photo spot in Long Beach! We’re excited to see what @bumblebeelovesyou will add every week! Do it for the ‘gram (Instagram)! Read More »

  • Artist in Residence: Narsiso Martinez

    August 21, 2017 December 22, 2017

    Ralston Family Learning Center Narsiso Martinez came to the United States almost 20 years ago as an agricultural worker. Since then he has completed his GED, AA and BFA. Martinez will be completing his fall semester for his CSULB  MFA as Artist in Residence at the Long Beach Museum of Art. His work focuses on… Read More »

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    The Curious Clay Society: Sip n' Throw (Round 2!)

    July 27, 2017

    July 27  @ 5pm - 8pm $45/person (LBMA non-members), $40/person (LBMA members) The last Sip n’ Throw last June was a huge success so we are having a Round 2! If you’ve always wanted to try wheel throwing, this is the perfect time to try it out! The Curious Clay Society is a mobile ceramic… Read More »

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    Artist in Residence: Sue Ann Robinson

    July 6, 2017 August 10, 2017

    Book artist and Curator Emerita at the Long Beach Museum of Art, Sue Ann Robinson, will be working in the Ralston Family Learning Center during her residency. Robinson will be working on her series, "The Walking Fools," two chapters of which will be on view in the Ralston as she works on Chapter Six. Robinson's… Read More »

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    Rafael Soriano and His Generation: A Panel Discussion

    July 2, 2017

    FREE Public Event, Accompanying the Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic Long Beach Museum of Art, Lane Oceanview Gallery Sunday, July 2 at 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Moderated by Dr. Claudia Bohn-Spector (Chief Curator at the Long Beach Museum of Art), Hortensia Soriano (Director of the Rafael Soriano Foundation), Dr. Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta (Professor… Read More »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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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    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 »