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2018 Fresh Faces Exhibit

2018 Fresh Faces Exhibit March 1 - June 1, 2018 Summer time is just around the corner and the Festival of Arts is excited to announce its newest exhibit, Fresh Faces 2018. Presenting the works of newly juried Festival artists, the exhibit will showcase a wide range of mediums including painting, sculpture, [...]

2018-06-13T15:14:13+00:00Mar 13, 2018|Wells Fargo Third Floor Gallery|

Festival Honored for Outstanding Historical Renovation Project

Orange County’s most iconic cultural landmark, The Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Historical Renovation Project by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for its exceptional design and aggressive schedule of completion. The Festival of Arts grounds is home to some of California’s favorite outdoor summer events including the [...]

2018-03-06T16:03:04+00:00Mar 06, 2018|FOA Updates|

Now Accepting 2018 Scholarship Applications

Since 1957, the Festival of Arts scholarship program has supported rising young artists by making it possible for students to pursue college studies in the arts. The four-year, highly competitive scholarships are awarded to students who excel in Film, Performing Arts (dance, music and theatre arts- including performance and production), Visual Arts and Writing. Applicants may apply for [...]

2018-02-16T10:44:10+00:00Feb 16, 2018|FOA Updates, News|

Bradford Salamon Exhibit

January 23 – April 25, 2018 Born into a family of artists, Bradford Salamon worked as a professional illustrator, opening studios in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley before relocating to Los Angeles in 2013. Before his move, he exhibited at the Festival of Arts for eight years. His study of significant, historical painters [...]

2018-05-02T15:03:10+00:00Jan 23, 2018|foaSOUTH|

2018 FOA Foundation Grants Available

The FOA Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now available for 2018 Art Grants. Nonprofit organizations that have programs that promote fine arts in and about the City of Laguna Beach may apply. Grant applications are available online. Submission deadline is February 9, 2018.   “The Foundation board looks forward to reviewing [...]

2018-01-15T09:44:16+00:00Jan 14, 2018|News|

Giving Tuesday

Festival of Arts: Art Matters In 1932, during the Great Depression, the Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach was founded as way to help struggling artists. Fast-forward 85 years later, the Festival continues to develop full and enriching art opportunities and experiences for Orange County and beyond. Its mission is to promote, produce [...]

2017-11-28T10:25:55+00:00Nov 28, 2017|FOA Updates|

Plans for 2018 Heat Up “Under the Sun”

There will be an abundance of “local color” on display in next summer’s “Under the Sun,” the highly-anticipated 2018 Pageant of the Masters. This world-famous theatrical celebration of great art recreated in tableaux vivants – “living pictures” – will be celebrating the 85th anniversary of “living pictures” presented as part of Laguna Beach’s Festival [...]

2017-11-22T10:42:03+00:00Nov 22, 2017|FOA Updates|

Art People: The Pageant Portraits

Kicking off the Pageant of the Masters 85th anniversary celebration, we are pleased to announce a new exhibit in Los Angeles featuring portraits of Pageant of the Masters volunteers by famous celebrity photographer Matthew Rolston. See details below. MATTHEW ROLSTON ART PEOPLE: THE PAGEANT PORTRAITS On View October 27, 2017 through [...]

2017-10-19T13:18:04+00:00Oct 19, 2017|FOA Updates|