Past Education Events

  • Father's Day Family ArtMaking

    June 17, 2018

    Our art supplies are waiting for you and your imagination. Come join us on for a fun hands-on artmaking workshop with your family for a special Father's Day! Read More »

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    Art Chat

    June 15, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    June 8, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    June 1, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    May 25, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • Bookmaking Workshop Session II

    May 24, 2018

    Explore bookmaking techniques in Session II of this special 2-part workshop, using the materials from Session I. Workshop is free and open to teens and adults. Participation in the previous session is not required. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bookmaking-workshop-session-ii-tickets-45540114709 Read More »

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    Art Chat

    May 18, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    May 17, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

  • First Art

    May 16, 2018

    The galleries will be open to preschoolers and parents for a unique art experience, including a tour of the exhibitions and fun art activities specifically designed for preschoolers. Reservations are required, $1 for each child. Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-art-tickets-45539808794)   Read More »

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    Art Chat

    May 11, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    May 4, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    April 27, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    April 20, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    April 19, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    April 13, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    April 6, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    March 30, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    March 23, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Art Chat

    March 15, 2018

    Join Art Chat for an informal tour of the galleries led by a trained and knowledgeable Docent: Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 3rd Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 p.m. Discuss artwork in the current exhibitions and learn about the history of the Museum. These free tours are a great… Read More »

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    Artist in Residence: Sovanchan Sorn

    January 27, 2018 May 13, 2018

    Ralston Family Learning Center (January 27-May 13) Please join us in welcoming our newest artist in residence, Sovanchan Sorn! Sovanchan received her BFA in Fiber Arts from Cal State Long Beach. Using an intricate loom to weave delicate works from a variety of materials, Sovanchan creates unique pieces largely inspired by her Cambodian background. Her… Read More »

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    FREE Workshop: Self-Portraits

    November 16, 2017

    Create your own self-portrait using shapes in the style of Narsiso Martinez, our current Artist-in-Residence! This FREE drop-in workshop is between 5pm and 7:30pm on a first come, first served basis. All materials provided. Admission is free on Thursday evenings. CLICK HERE to learn more about Narsiso Martinez. A new workshop will be featured each month, free of… Read More »

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    ParticiPoety: Karen Holden

    November 10, 2017 January 28, 2018

    Long Beach Museum of Art invited poet, artist and educator Karen Holden to reprise her interactive installation ParticiPoetry in conjunction with the exhibition Young-il Ahn: When Sky Meets Water. Holden spent hours in the galleries writing to Ahn’s paintings, but stopped short of completing her responses. Printed on translucent strips of paper, these nascent poems hang from a… Read More »

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    Fall Flavors: Cooking with Chef Martin Fernandez

    October 26, 2017

    Cooking Demo + Hands-on Workshop October 26, 2017 at 5pm-7pm $20/person (non-LBMA members) and $15/person (LBMA members) With the change of seasons comes delicious Fall produce and ingredients. Participants will gain hands-on experience and recipes for three Fall inspired side dishes that will be a hit with your friends and family. Join us for this… Read More »

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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 January 31, 2018

    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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    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 »