Orange County artists encouraged to apply for one of the top art shows in the nation.
Celebrities and supporters of the arts enjoyed a concert by Steve Tyrell and Pageant introduced by actress Sarah Drew.
Artists wowed audiences with their creativity and talent constructing outfits from reclaimed, reused or recycled materials.
Join us for our Celebrity Benefit event on August 25 featuring a concert with Steve Tyrell and Pageant hosted by actress Sarah Drew.
Still Time to Enjoy the Pageant and Festival of Arts this summer!
Jorge Fernandez Explores Laguna's First Inhabitants "From the Beginning"
Orange County student Paige Mushakian takes home high honors in national ceramic competition.
The Pageant of the Masters is heating up with preparations underway for the highly-anticipated 2018 production of “Under the Sun.”
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 [...]
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 [...]
Do you enjoy art, theater and music? Have you ever thought about posing on a stage? Do you enjoy being in the spotlight? And can you stand still for 90 seconds? Perfect - you could be a volunteer cast-member in the 2018 Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach. The Pageant of the Masters [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Recently voted one of the top five art festivals in the nation by USA Today readers, the Festival of Arts is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by Orange County’s finest artists. The 2018 show will run July 5 – September 1. Artists who would like to apply for the 2018 fine [...]
The Festival of Arts is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of a new piece for the Festival’s Permanent Art Collection titled “Lighter than Air” by Jacques Garnier. The purchase was made possible through the generous donation from Ron Weldon and Rita Moon who asked that the acquisition cine from a first-time exhibitor at [...]
On August 26th, music legends Herb Alpert and Lani Hall performed during one of the most momentous nights of the summer art season: The Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. Herb Alpert, Lani Hall and their band performed to nearly 3,000 fans on the Festival of Arts concert stage. “The concert [...]
At the Festival Festival of the Arts & Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach, 2017 By Kate Buckley, Laguna Beach Poet Laureate We walk arm and arm through this city by the sea, make our way through the tilting streets, setting sun filtering through plumeria and vines. The music is bright in the [...]
Celebrity Performers Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Celebrity Host Bryan Cranston The Celebrity Benefit at the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters, the most entertaining and star-studded night of the summer art season, will be held in Laguna Beach on Saturday, August 26. [...]
The very first Festival of Arts started on August 13, 1932. To celebrate 85 years of art, the Festival is having a birthday bash on August 13, 2017 with an exciting day of festive games, art activities, live music, giveaways and lots of surprise treats. Best of all, the event is open to the public and [...]
Fashion will enjoy a reinvention on Saturday, August 12 from 12 - 3pm when the crowd-awing Festival Runway Fashion Show returns to the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill fashion show. Just like TV’s Project Runway, see who’s “in” and who’s “out” this year as festival artists compete to create the most inspired couture using [...]