Art

4th of July

Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸 “Forms in Space,” 1985, by Roy #Lichtenstein at the @philamuseum. Geography: Made in United States, North and Central America Date: 1985 Medium: Color screenprint Dimensions: Image: 31 1/8 × 42 1/2 inches (79.1 × 108 cm) Sheet: 35 3/4 x 52 inches (90.8 x 132.1 cm) Curatorial Department: Prints, Drawings,… Read More 4th of July

Art

Summer

Happy First Day of Summer! We are excited for our weekend plans. 🏖🌞 #summer #1stdayofsummer #CA #California #SoCal #NewportBeach #beach #ocean #sand #illustration#design #spf #sun #towel #Pacific #sunny #sea #shell

Field Notes

San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano offers a glimpse into California’s past. This historic site is a distinctive destination and is protected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It “was first founded by Father Lasuen, on October 30th. But just a few weeks after the party of padres and soldiers arrived, they received word of the revolt… Read More San Juan Capistrano

Archive

International Archives Day

We celebrate International Archives Day to recognize collections and archivists that manage these records. The theme of the International Council on Archives Conference 2018 is “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage” which will take place in  Yaoundé, Cameroon from November 26-28, 2018. Share your participation on social media with @ICArchiv using hashtag #IAD18. Register for the AchivesSpace SoCal Regional Forum on June… Read More International Archives Day

Field Notes

Oskar Fischinger

Oskar Fischinger: Paintings from the Permanent Collection at Laguna Art Museum May 31 – June 17, 2018 “The German-born Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967) was an abstract artist working in both painting and film. Based in Berlin from 1927, he was acclaimed for his technically innovative art films, in which he animated forms and colors and synchronized… Read More Oskar Fischinger

Literature

The Great Gatsby

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby . . . #qotd #quote #quoteoftheday #FScottFitzgerald #GreatGatsby #novel #sea #ocean #Pacific #CA #LagunaBeach #Laguna

Archive

Oral History

It’s incredible listening to a 90 year old share her life #story. Joan has experienced 70 years of #marriage to a man who has an uncanny resemblance to Clark Gable. Her oral history explains her experiences as an Orange County resident and transformations of the community. These memories are archived and help us understand the… Read More Oral History

Archive

Memorial Day

Remembering those who served. 🇺🇸 #MemorialDay #veterans #Army #AirForce #Marines #Navy #CoastGuard #soldiers #CA #USA #America #WWII #history

Literature

Little Women

Happy Mother’s Day! We celebrate your love and enduring support. You are remarkable! “Touched to the heart, Mrs. March could only stretch out her arms, as if to gather children and grandchildren to herself, and say, with face and voice full of motherly love, gratitude, and humility–‘Oh, my girls, however long you may live, I… Read More Little Women