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Mike Heintz Exhibit

September 20 – October 21, 2017 Opened as a collaboration between Festival of the Arts and Active Culture, foaSOUTH serves visitors and residents of Laguna Beach by promoting Festival-related exhibitions throughout the year. foaSouth’s newest exhibit features the photography of artist Michael Heintz. After college in the mid 70s, Heintz travelled back and forth [...]

2017-10-31T13:55:15+00:00Sep 20, 2017|foaSOUTH|

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|

2017 Festival Runway Results

Artists made the runway their canvas at the Festival of Arts on August 12, competing to create the most imaginative and unique designs using reclaimed, reused or recycled materials. A three-panel judge chose the top looks in four categories and over 2,000 Festival visitors had the opportunity to cast their votes for “People’s [...]

2017-08-15T13:11:45+00:00Aug 15, 2017|Events|

Festival Runway Fashion Show August 12

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 [...]

2017-08-03T09:53:52+00:00Aug 01, 2017|FOA Updates|

Fall Favorites Exhibit

Fall Favorites The Festival of Arts Third Floor Gallery at Wells Fargo Bank celebrates the autumn season with selections from the Festival of Arts Permanent Art Collection. Fall Favorites features a variety of photographs and painting that highlights the vibrant colors and feelings associated with fall. Artwork on display includes “The Gates [...]

2018-03-06T16:04:14+00:00Jul 01, 2017|Wells Fargo Third Floor Gallery|

Festival of Arts Art Talks and Tea

Whether you’re an informed connoisseur, an amateur collector, or an art lover, join us for fascinating and informative discussions with the Festival of Arts exhibitors at our “Art Talks and Tea” on Wednesdays from 12noon – 1pm, sponsored by Gelsons. In celebration of the Festival’s 85th anniversary and as a nod to the first art show, the Festival [...]

2017-06-30T18:17:37+00:00Jun 28, 2017|FOA Updates, News|

Festival of Arts Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Festival of Arts Celebrates 85th Anniversary with Renovation, Art,  Special Events and More July 5 – August 31, 2017 The Festival of Arts Fine Art Show celebrates its 85th anniversary July 5 through August 31, 2017 in Laguna Beach, California. The Festival has been rated one of the top festivals in the nation [...]

2017-06-19T17:05:16+00:00Jun 19, 2017|FOA Updates, News|

85th Anniversary Exhibit

Celebrating the Festival of Arts 85th Anniversary June 15 – September 15, 2017 This special exhibit features artwork from the Festival’s Permanent Art Collection, commemorative posters and photos that represent the Festival’s rich history in Laguna Beach. Artwork on display includes paintings by Helen Weld, Scott Moore, Ken Knutson, Robert (R.E.) Russell, [...]

2017-10-31T13:50:53+00:00Jun 15, 2017|Wells Fargo Third Floor Gallery|

Marjorie Sawyer & Walter Reiss

April 7 – July 15, 2017 Opened as a collaboration between Festival of the Arts and Active Culture, foaSOUTH serves visitors and residents of Laguna Beach by promoting Festival-related exhibitions throughout the year. April 7 through July 15, Marjorie Sawyer & Walter Reiss join together in a two-person exhibit at foaSOUTH. These two [...]

2017-10-19T10:18:36+00:00Apr 05, 2017|foaSOUTH|

“Patron Picks” Exhibit at Wells Fargo Bank

Patron Picks February 1 - April 12, 2017 The Festival of Arts presents "Patron Picks" at  Wells Fargo Bank, a multi-media show representing twelve artists from the 2016 Festival of Arts summer exhibit. Artists represented include Mary Aslin (pastels), C.W. Allwine (photography), Ron Azevedo (photography), Joel Brown (photography), Jordan Dimitrov (sculpture), Brian Giberson [...]

2017-04-04T14:13:33+00:00Feb 01, 2017|Wells Fargo Third Floor Gallery|

Scholarship Applications Available

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. [...]

2017-02-02T14:00:26+00:00Jan 23, 2017|News|

Young Guns at foaSOUTH

Young Guns Exhibit January 10 – March 17, 2017 FoaSouth’s exhibit spotlights seven of the Festival of Arts’ younger exhibitors from the 2016 summer art show. Artists featured include Christopher Wayne Allwine (photographer), Trevor Christiansen (oils), Stefan Cummings (charcoal), Katlin Evans (charcoal), Elizabeth McGhee (painter), Mariana Nelson (mixed media) and Hugo Rivera [...]

2017-04-04T14:27:04+00:00Jan 10, 2017|foaSOUTH|