Art and Culture at Laguna Art Museum this October
The renowned Laguna Art Museum has meticulously curated an array of engaging programs aimed at captivating both the cherished local community and visitors from distant places.
New Moms at the Museum – October 16, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. • Join a uniquely enriching gathering at the Laguna Art Museum, specially designed for new parents. Immerse yourself in an artistic symphony of education, enlightenment, and socialization. Delight in an introduction to a featured piece of art by its knowledgeable museum staff. Benefit from the wisdom of specialists, offering insights on self-care and newborn matters during the fourth trimester and beyond. Experts hail from the realm of midwifery, doula services, newborn care, nutrition, acupuncture, massage therapy, and more. The final 45 minutes are dedicated to mingling and connecting. They encourage you to bring a yoga mat for your little one and a cozy blanket for added warmth. Please note that this event is tailored for infants to six months. Light bites and refreshments will be provided. More information can be found at this link.
Wish of a Lifetime – October 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. • Child of war, Holocaust survivor, mother, and artist — Inna was born in Ukraine in 1941. A Wish of a Lifetime brings Inna to the Laguna Art Museum to share her life story and to fulfill her wish of showing her painting in an art museum. In this public talk, Inna will discuss the challenges and losses of her lifetime and the power of art to heal the human spirit. More information can be found at this link.
Movie-Made Los Angeles: Lecture and Book Signing – October 29, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. • Embark on a captivating exploration of the historic ties between Laguna and early Hollywood with renowned film professor and author John Trafton. Meet the author and have your copy of his latest masterpiece, Movie-Made Los Angeles, personally signed after the program. Uncover the cinematic origins of Los Angeles before the birth of the silver screen. Discover how Southern California's artistic heritage laid the foundation for Hollywood's rise. Prepare for an enthralling journey, delving into the first-ever film shot in California (right here in Laguna), the earliest incarnation of The Wizard of Oz (29 years before Judy Garland donned her ruby slippers), and World War I movies filmed in Orange County's picturesque sycamore canyons.
More information can be found at this link.