Slimmer Call for hours. Sixties”. Photograph courtesy of University Art Museum.
Closed: Academic Holidays California State University, Long Beach, California.
Facilities: Auditorium; Food Services Food Court on campus (many selections); Library (main campus library); Outdoor Sculpture (throughout campus. 21 works); Theatre (nearby university performing arts center).
Actii ities: Education Programs (adults and students); Films; Gallery Talks (regularly scheduled: cal! for information); Guided Tours (on request; call for information); Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.
Long Beach California State University, Long Beach – University Art Museum Photo Gallery
Publications: brochures: exhibition catalogues (biennial); newsletter (biennial).
Centrally located on the CSULB campus, near the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center and the Pyramid Events Center, the UAM occupies a ground-level facility with ample parkm ?. In addition to the 10,000 square-foot indoor space, the new museum extends outdoors, with attractive sites for sculpture and installations. The UAM presents diverse and imaginative exhibitions devoted to the work of contemporary artists. It offers artists a place to experiment, innovate, and present new work. The site-specific out door sculpture collection of twenty-one works sited across the
California State University, Long Beach – University Art Museum
322-acre CSULB campus may be toured with a map available at the UAM. In addition to featuring the finest in contemporary art, the UAM introduces the accomplishments of the design community to West Coast audiences. The Museum’s collections of site-specific outdoor sculpture and works of art on paper feature examples of the work of important contemporary masters. Presented as major exhibitions, offered for examination by students and scholars, and circulated to national institutions, the UAM collections are a permanent, regional visual arts resource and archive of contemporary culture.
Long Beach Museum of Art 2300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803 Tel: (562) 439-2119 Fax: (562) 439-3587 Internet Address: www.lbma.org Director: Mr. Harold B. Nelson Admission: fee: adult-85.00, child-free, student-$4.00. senior-$4.00.
Attendance: 30,000 Established: 1950 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: free parking lot.
Publications: exhibition catalogues; newsletter; posters.
Located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Museum is housed in an Arts and Crafts-style former residence. On the grounds are gardens, an indoor/outdoor cafe, and gift shop. The Museums permanent collection features over 5,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, decorative arts pieces, and videos. The changing exhibition program highlights the collections strengths – California Modernism, 20th-century European painting, contemporary ceramics, media arts, and 300 years of American decorative art.
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