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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|

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|

2018 Call for Artists

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 [...]

2017-09-11T14:25:55+00:00Sep 12, 2017|FOA Updates, News|

New Photograph Added to Collection

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 [...]

2017-09-18T12:05:23+00:00Sep 11, 2017|FOA Updates, News|

A Night with the Stars!

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 [...]

2017-09-08T10:23:11+00:00Sep 08, 2017|FOA Updates, News|