Catalina Museum for Art & History

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Catalina Museum for Art & History is pleased to present Classic Landscapes: Catalina Museum’s Plein Air Painting Auction. Bidding will open online on February 7 via Bidsquare and continue through February 26. The museum-curated auction features a selection of 25 plein air paintings from a variety of artists including Clyde …continue reading

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Catalina Museum for Art & History will present the exhibition Tall Tiki Tales: Catalina as a South Seas Island, exploring Catalina Island’s contribution (as a film set) in the evolution and popularization of tiki culture—tracing the origins from adventure books, their adaptations into Hollywood films, to the subsequent South Seas-themed …continue reading

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Join Catalina Museum for Art & History for the Fifth Annual Fundraising Extravaganza: 1940s Flashback on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 4–7:30 p.m. Eighty years ago, USO entertainers practiced in front of the trainees on Catalina Island before heading overseas. Now, the Catalina Museum is bringing a USO-style show to …continue reading

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Catalina Museum for Art & History announces Sheila Bergman, PhD as the museum’s new Executive Director, beginning April 18. Prior to joining the museum, Bergman served as the Executive Director of UCR ARTS, the University of California, Riverside’s (UCR) internationally recognized arts center. “After almost a year of searching for …continue reading

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Catalina Museum for Art & History has announced family-friendly programming for November, welcoming visitors with three different enriching activities to enjoy throughout the month, as well as a new winter wonderland exhibition Paintings for the Holidays. In honor of the traditional Mexican cultural celebration, the museum hosts a Día de …continue reading