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Feb. 8. Preview week begins Feb. 3 and the post auction sale will take place Feb. 9. More than 100 artists have donated works to be auctioned to support the museum. “The Art of the Heist” is the event’s theme. With decor based on the 1968 film “The Thomas Crown Affair,” the venue will feature works by Charles Arnoldi, Billy Al Bengston, Tony DeLap, Laddie John Dill and others. On May 18, 100 people paid $500 each for a ticket to the 2012 Palette to Palate, a benefit gala evening and dinner at Laguna Art Museum. Palette to Palate is one of LAM’s main annual fundraisers, and this year’s edition grossed about $150,000. The money will go toward the museum’s education and artistic programs, LAM officials announced in a news release. Dating to 1917, he painted scenes of the arts colony, but only one of his paintings remains in the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection. “Laguna Beach,” a 30 inch by 36 inch oil on canvas, is LAM’s lone Hinkle. His 1929 painting depicts a swathe of the town’s coastline from an elevated vantage point. Soon, that and more than 114 of Hinkle’s other pieces, including more than 25 painted locally, will go on display for “Clarence Hinkle,
” one of two exhibits that LAM will open to the public June 10 and run concurrently until Oct. 7. He was 60. McManus, who had a heart condition, died Aug. 10 at his home in Seal Beach, said Mike Stice, a spokesman for Laguna College of Art and Design. Known for his quirky mannerisms and encyclopedic knowledge of the history of art and regionalist movements, McManus was a popular faculty member at Laguna College of Art and Design (formerly the Art Institute of Southern California)Art in the mind of a child
By Candice Baker April 11, 2008
The Laguna Beach Library and Laguna Art Museum will celebrate the power of art this month as part of the annual Orange County Imagination Celebration. This year festival will feature more than 100 events throughout the county; closer to home, the library will hold a free storytelling night and the museum will offer hands on art workshops. The book follows the life path of Wolfgang unique childhood in Ecuador, his move to America, his art education, the winding journey through California culture, the surf industry and, eventually, his return back into the world of art. Byer, who worked part time for the museum, gave notice in early December to ensure that the institution had enough time to find a suitable replacement. He chose a Feb. 15 end date in order to complete his work on the museum’s upcoming Feb. 10 art auction.