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  • In The Arts

    In The Arts
    LAM names deputy head Ed Fosmire will step into his new role as deputy director of the Laguna Art Museum on May 29, officials announced. Fosmire will leave his job as executive director of the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA), a title he held for two...
  • Visit L.A. area museums -- free

    Visit L.A. area museums -- free
    It's been said that there's no such thing as a free lunch -- but a free feast for the eyes is within reach at an L.A.-area museum. The tally hereabout, not counting special exhibitions, can get as high as the $20 weekend adult admission at the Huntington...
  • A Long Beach Craftsman in all its 1913 glory

    When Wendy Harn rescued her 1913 Craftsman from the wrecking ball in 1989, she didn't know much about the home except that it was free to anyone who would pay to move it. So she relocated the two-story, five-bedroom behemoth from Ocean Boulevard...
  • Ruth Duckworth dies at 90; modernist sculptor and muralist

    Ruth Duckworth dies at 90; modernist sculptor and muralist
    Ruth Duckworth, a noted modernist sculptor and muralist who created abstract ceramic forms for pieces breathtakingly large and charmingly small in her studio in a renovated Chicago pickle plant, has died. She was 90. Duckworth died Oct. 18 at a Chicago...
  • Long Beach museum and city could break ties over bonds

    Long Beach museum and city could break ties over bonds
    The Long Beach Museum of Art's future could be at stake, with a dispute intensifying over whether the 59-year-old museum must pay back $3.06 million the city government grudgingly anted up this week to satisfy bond holders. The museum board had failed to...
  • City audit finds problems at Long Beach Museum of Art

    City audit finds problems at Long Beach Museum of Art
    A new city audit released this week raises thorny questions about management of the Long Beach Museum of Art, including what it calls the improper spending of $1.6 million in restricted funds earmarked to pay off bonds for the museum's $6.5-million...
  • New faces on Southland art museum scene

    New faces on Southland art museum scene
    Franklin Sirmans occupies a conspicuously neat space in a complex of glass-front offices at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The new head of LACMA's contemporary art department arrived in January with plenty of ideas, but it takes time to pile up the...
  • The List: Art Openings

    So much art, so little time. How to best navigate the Los Angeles gallery and museum scene? Here are critic's previews, openings and continuing shows for the week beginning Thursday, June 26. Critic's Preview Christopher Knight, Times Art Critic Chris &...
  • Long Beach Museum of Art faces $400,000 cut in city funding

     
    The Long Beach City Council is expected to pass a budget tonight cutting the funding of the Long Beach Museum of Art -- and the museum isn't expecting a last-minute reversal of fortune. Instead of the $569,000 it received in......
  • A 1913 Long Beach Craftsman, relocated and revived

     
    When Wendy Harn rescued a 1913 Craftsman from the wrecking ball in 1989, she didn't know much about it -- except that it was free. A developer had planned to demolish it to build condos, but first the city of Long Beach insisted that he offer the house to...
  • Huntington appoints its first curator of American decorative arts

     
    For more than 17 years, Harold B. Nelson served as the director of the Long Beach Museum of Art. For his new job, he has moved 30 miles to the north, where he has joined the curatorial team at the......
  • Long Beach City Council will consider laws to help the local arts scene

     
    Members of the Long Beach City Council hope to get City Hall off the backs of working artists, street performers and informal arts venues such as galleries, bookstores and coffee houses, while impaneling a new commission to brainstorm ways to......