Long Beach Museum of Art
Step into the Long Beach Museum of Art and explore engaging exhibitions, year-round educational programs, and unforgettable special events. The Museum has earned a national reputation for innovative programming and unique exhibitions of contemporary and traditional art by tmaster and emerging artists.
Step Inside the Space
360° Virtual Tour
Long Beach Museum of Art
A Trip to Long Beach Museum of Art
A museum is a place for people to learn, interact, and discover. It should be more than just an ordinary building housing art or artifacts. The Long Beach Museum of Art is dedicated to the study, understanding, and preservation of all aspects of art and culture. The Long Beach Museum of Art is a well-known, nationally known museum which explores the many facets of art in America. It features fine arts from prehistory to the present day, and has been described as “one of the best art museums in Southern California”.
About the Museum
Since its inception, the Museum has been housed in the historic 1911 Elizabeth Milbank Anderson House. In 1957, the Anderson House was designated as the Long Beach Museum of Art, at which time the Museum began acquiring a permanent collection.
In 1977, the Museum was honored with accreditation by the American Association of Museums, which it has since maintained. Since 1986, the Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation has managed the Museum, governed by a Board of Trustees. In 2000, the Museum completed a restoration of the historic residence and constructed a new two-story exhibition pavilion (in 2015 the pavilion was renamed the Hartman Pavilion). Since then, the Museum has offered diverse and compelling exhibitions, which has resulted in increased visitors and program attendance.
The Museum’s permanent collection is diverse with more than 3,200 works encompassing 300 years of American and European art in all media. Highlights from the collection include furniture by Charles and Ray Eames, ceramics by Beatrice Wood, and sculptures by Claire Falkenstein, George Rickney and Peter Voulokos; Early 20th Century European Modernist paintings by Vasily Kandinsky, Alexej Jawlensky and others from the Milton Wichner Collection; and contemporary artists such as James Jean, Sherrie Wolf, and Sandow Birk whose paintings have recently been added to the collection.
Share this page
Love Locks at Shoreline Village
Love Locks at Shoreline Village Enjoy a date with your special someone by visiting the ‘Love Locks’ at Shoreline Village. Invented in Paris, this world-wide trend features the joining of locks by couples to signify their love for one another. Bring your own lock or purchase one from one of our vendors at Shoreline Village.
Grand Prix of Long Beach
Grand Prix of Long Beach The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is a race held on a street circuit in downtown Long Beach, California. In its long history, it has been indy car racing’s most prestigious event. The race is held the weekend closest to Easter. The whole city turns into a giant party
2ND & PCH
2ND & PCH 2nd & PCH sits at the gateway between Orange County and Long Beach, one of the most highly desirable areas in the region. The center is destined to become the social hub and community gathering place with its spectacular views and enviable setting directly across from Alamitos Bay and the Long Beach
London Boat Rentals
London Boat Rentals Enjoy a warm cozy boat ride with your family and friends as you glide through Alamitos Bay and the beautiful Naples Canals. For the adventure type, enjoy the beautiful sunsets in Alamitos Bay and in the Naples Canals all while captaining your own private electric boat! Step Inside the Space 360° Virtual